Eight decades of memorable Emmys red carpet fashion

Fits from the 1950s until present day.
September 17, 2021 9:04 a.m. EST
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The 2021 Emmys are back to an in-person setting after last year’s ceremony was forced to go virtual due to the pandemic. Thankfully things are getting back to normal because watching award shows without a red carpet was hardly worth getting out of bed for… though the celebs who attended virtually last year did light up Instagram with fire fits from the comfort of their homes.

To get in the mood for the upcoming 73rd annual ceremony, we’re looking back to some of the most memorable fashion from the past eight—yes, eight—decades, starting in the 1950s right up until the 2020s.

The Emmys: 1950s

Kathryn Grant

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Dinah Shore

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The Emmys: 1960s

Lucille Ball

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Barbra Streisand

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The Emmys: 1970s

Janet Lennon

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Cicely Tyson

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The Emmys: 1980s

Diahann Carroll

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Linda Evans

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The Emmys: 1990s

Courteney Cox

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Kelly Ripa

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The Emmys: 2000s

Halle Berry

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Katherine Heigl

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Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston

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The Emmys: 2010s

Sandra Oh

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Tracee Ellis Ross

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The Emmys: 2020s

Regina King

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Zendaya

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Kerry Washington

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Archie Panjabi

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BEFORE YOU GO: Elliot Page makes his red carpet debut

[video_embed id='2281395']BEFORE YOU GO: Elliot Page makes his red carpet debut [/video_embed]