This Unexpected Colour Is Emmy Red Carpet-Approved

Here's how the stars made it work

Taraji P.Henson
19 Sep 2016

Taraji P.Henson

The Empire star has aced every red carpet she’s been on, and continues to shine in this sleek yellow number.

Ellie Kemper
19 Sep 2016

Ellie Kemper

This embellished yellow gown is a perfect reflection of the sunny personality that both Ellie Kemper and her Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt character possess. 

Angela Basset
19 Sep 2016

Angela Basset

The American Horror Story star glowed in this canary-yellow gown.

Amanda Peet
19 Sep 2016

Amanda Peet

Large yellow sequins add a pop of colour and a touch of fun to Amanda Peet’s red carpet dress.

Minnie Driver
19 Sep 2016

Minnie Driver

A vibrant yellow hue and unexpected cut-outs make this a winning red carpet gown. 

Yellow is not an easy hue to pull off — pick the wrong shade and you risk looking washed out and worse, jaundiced. 

But that didn’t stop the stars from rocking the tricky shade at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. Click through the gallery above for a look at all the best ladies in yellow on the Emmy red carpet!

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