The predictable wins and Jimmy Kimmel's help made the 2012 Emmy's a bore fest.Okay 'Homeland' is new but there's something about it's wins that makes it feel old. Of course I was rooting for the Brits. Granted Damian Lewis did win an Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama, but it was for 'Homeland' so it doesn't really count. Of course, I was rooting for 'Downton Abbey' and Brendan Coyle and company but that only worked out for Dame Maggie Smith. Which is great because at least 'Downton' didn't end up like 'Mad Men' with 17 nominations and 0, zilch, a big ol' goose egg of wins. That, dear folks, made Emmy history. And John Hamm is the Susan Lucci of the Emmys, the regular Emmys not the Daytime Emmys that is.
Some of the fashions made the stars look blah like Zoe Deschanel and Heidi Klum but, I will hopefully have further comments somewhere else in this posts. So with that being said here are some of the fashions :
The "Yellow Dress Brigade" also known as "Pukesville". Claire Danes, Julianne Moore and Julie Bowen are absolutely hideous in this color which is actually more chartreuse than yellow, especially Julie Bowen's dress. Looks like they all like the color of baby puke. ICK!
|Eric Stonestreet, Best Actor in a Comedy winner for 'Modern Family'|
Nicole Kidman in a lovely white with blue detailed embellishment by Antonio Berardi
Love! Love! Love! This Louis Vuitton dress on Michelle Dockery.Okay. Yes, it's mainly the color. The top I like but this dress should not have pockets because it makes the bottom part look all wrinkled. And is she wearing a bustle? More than likely not but it just looks like it through her left arm.
Michelle Dockery,Lady Mary of Downton Abbey,wearing a cobalt blue Louis Vuitton
Not to certain about this shade of...red?...orange? Not a good shade, of whatever color Giniffer Goodwin's dress is, on Ginnifer.
|Ginnifer Goodwin in Monique Lhuillier|
Kiernan Shipka looks very lady like and age appropriate for a 14 year old and not like a hootchie-mamma wannabe.
|Kiernan Shipka ofMad Men|
Giuliana Rancic cutting her maternity leave short to host the Emmy's Red Carpet on E!
Is this Amy Pohler's "eat your heart out soon-to-be ex" dress? To me it is. She has a Judith Lieber clutch but not in these photos. I think it's absolutely adorable that she wore a $2 ring from one of her sons toy box. I guess he was mommy's date in spirit.
|Gown by Stella McCartney, earrings are by Penny Preville|
|'Mad Men' January Jones in Zac Posen|
Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi. Ellen looks good. Portia... WHAT THE HELL?
As promised Zoe Deschanel in a custom-made Reem Acra gown. Kind of fairyish and maybe a bit Alice in Wonderland, but with dark hair. The color is a pale blue and is just boring to me.
Hello Va-va-Voom! Yes it's Heid Klum in her " eat your heart out soon - to - be - ex" Seal .In a seafoam goddess dress with a slit clear up to THERE. Love where she was going with the idea but it seemed more appropriate for dinner on the beach or a yacht, not the Emmys.
'Modern Family's Ariel Winter looking cute ( yes I know a 14 year old doe not want to hear "cute") this Katherine Kidd floral print dress and racer back. Another age appropriate dress for a 14 year old. I just hope she or no one else tripped over her train.
|The men of Downton Abbey: Hugh Bonneville (Earl of Gratham), Jim Carter ( Mr. Carson) and Brendan Coyle ( Mr. Bates)|
'Modern Family' Sofia Vegara wore a teal Zuhair Murad hand-beaded gown. For the most part I love Zuhair Murad but last night I just wasn't feeling Sofia's gown and I could NOT, for the life of me, figure out why until now... she looks like a mermaid. Hear me out. The color of the dress is the color of the ocean in some parts of the world, the bottom part has the illusion of a giant fin( of course she has her knee stuck out a bit so that's probably the cause of it and the top of her dress reminds me of sea shells mermaids are supposed to wear. And it also V's just below the waist and to me that adds to the illusion of being a fishtail.
And let's not forget Sofia's wardrobe malfunction 20 minutes before 'Modern Family' won Best Comedy.