Wedding Dresses Inspired by Our Favorite Emmy Looks!

Discover designer bridal gowns that resemble the best dressed list on the 2016 Emmy Awards

Wedding Dresses Inspired by Our Favorite Emmy Looks!

Photo: Courtesy of Mira Zwillenger, Liancarlo, and Isabelle Armstrong

If you tuned in to last night’s coverage of the 2016 Emmy Awards, you were likely dazzled by the stars of your favorite TV shows, the heartfelt speeches, the funny moments, and, of course, the fashion. If award shows are best known for anything, it’s the sheer number of talented actors and actresses donning chic, interesting ensembles, walking the red carpet.

This year, we saw many amazing fashion moments – many leading ladies wore white, and more than a few outfits could be used as bridal inspiration for the coming year. Browse the gallery below to discover wedding dress look-alikes for some of your favorite Emmy nominees and winners. 

Connie Britton

connie britton 2016 emmy awards talbot runof

limor rosen brial gown, connie britton 2016 emmys

The Nashville actress sported a bold red Talbot Runhof gown with a layered skirt and intricate, high-necked bodice. This Limor Rosen bridal ensemble, featuring a crop top with a similar design paired with a long, layered skirt, is a modern version of the dress. Photo courtesy of Limor Rosen


Emmy Rossum

emmy rossum 2016 emmy awards, wes gordon white v neck gown with slit

isabelle armstrong v neck bridal gown, emmy rossum emmys inspiration

Shameless star Emmy Rossum went the simple-but-sexy route with a white Wes Gordon dress, including a plunging neckline and a high slit in the skirt. We selected a sleek gown by Isabelle Armstrong in the same shade as inspiration for the uncomplicated bride. Photo courtesy of Isabelle Armstrong


Giuliana Rancic

giuliana rancis georges charka 2016 emmy awards

Monique Lhuillier bridal gown with cape, giuliana rancid emmy inspiration

One of our favorite TV personalities wore a stunning Georges Chakra gown in a light blush hue with a plethora of illusion details, appliqués, and a lengthy cape. Her gown reminded us of Monique Lhuillier’s style, especially this particular gown, with features the same sweetheart neckline, sheer material, light embellishments, and cape add-on. Photo courtesy of Monique Lhuillier


Julie Bowen

julie bown 2016 emmy awards, lela rose

Delphine Manivet high neck, simple bridal gown, julie bowen inspiration

As one of the stars of Modern Family, Julie Bowen always looks classic and sophisticated on the red carpet, and this stylish white outfit by Lela Rose with a high neckline and ruched back is no exception. We believe this Delphine Manivet gown, showcasing the same A-line silhouette, color, and neckline does the actress’ look justice. Photo courtesy by Delphine Manivet


Kristen Bell

kristen bell 2016 emmy awards, best dressed, zuhair muhad

romano keveza painted ballgown, kristen bell emmys inspiration

Talk about a showstopper! Playing the lead character in the new show The Good Place, the star truly made a statement in a multi-colored Zuhair Murad ball gown with painted scenery in the skirt. This Romona Keveza dress includes the same full skirt and a plunging neckline, as well as the colorful detailing of Kristen’s fairy-tale ensemble. Photo courtesy of Romona Keveža


Laverne Cox

Laverne Coz 2016 Emmy Awards, Naeem Khan

Mira Zwillinger shimmering wedding dress, Laverne Cox Emmy inspiration

The Orange is the New Black star turned heads in this daring, shimmering gold Naeem Khan gown with an illusion skirt, plunging neckline, and metallic details and embellishments. Bridal-wise, this fanciful Mira Zwillinger dress is admittedly more or less Art Deco-inspired, but features similar details, such as her illusion skirt and neckline. Photo courtesy of Mira Zwillinger


Padma Lakshmi

padma lakshi 2016 Emmy Awards, Naeem Khan, silver sequined long sleeve backless gown

theia bridesmaids navy sequin gown with high neck, Padma Lakshi

The host of Top Chef wowed in her all-sparkle, full-coverage, close-fitting gown. This THEIA gown – from their line of bridesmaid dresses – showcases the same sequined look with a similar silhouette, while also fitting close to the body and hugging every curve. Photo courtesy of THEIA


Regina King

regina king 2016 Emmy awards, Elizabeth Kennedy

liancarlo structured sweetheart gown, regina king inspiration

American Crime actress Regina King sported this striking red Elizabeth Kennedy gown with a simple, chic silhouette and a dramatic train. The Liancarlo dress sports a similar simplicity and bodice design, but swaps out Regina’s train for a trumpet-style skirt. Photo courtesy of Liancarlo


Sofía Vergara

sofia vergara 2016 emmy awards, nude one shoulder versace dress with sequin cut outs

isabelle armstrong one shoulder wedding dress with bling, sofia vergara emmys inspiration

When does Sofía Vergara not look fabulous? The Modern Family actress donned a classic white one-shoulder Versace dress with silver beading. Isabelle Armstrong created a similar gown, also featuring the one-shoulder and fitted looks as well as the intricate embellishments of Sofía’s gown. Photo courtesy of Isabelle Armstrong


Tina Fey

tina fey 2016 emmy awards, oscar de la renta emerald pleated gown

Claire Pettibone wedding dress, tina fey emmys inspiration

Comedian, writer, and all-around super star Tina Fey selected an Oscar de la Renta gown in a bold emerald shade to grace the red carpet. Though we love the color, we believe that this Claire Pettibone dress featuring a similar bodice and classic silhouette makes the look “bridal.” Photo courtesy of Claire Pettibone


For more celebrity style, discover an insider’s look into Anna Camp & Skylar Astin’s wedding and get the bridal look of Lydia Hearst and Eniko Parrish.