Emmy Awards 2013: best dressed stars ever

By Cat Watson & Felicity Thistlethwaite REX
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Heidi Klum, 2012

We take a look through time and pick out the best dressed of all time on the Emmys red carpet. See gallery

Gorgeous model Heidi Klum stepped out at the 2012 Emmys in a racy blue maxi dress.

Well if we had legs like hers, we'd probably do the same!

But the actress isn't the only one to get it right at the TV awards show.

Click through to see our best dressed Emmy stars...

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Katherine Heigl, 2006

Simple glitz and glamour made Katherine Heigl one of the best dressed women at the awards show in 2006.

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Lisa Kudrow, 1996

Lisa Kudrow is an icon of the 1990s - and we love this style combination.

Bring back the 1990s, we say!

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Kerry Washington, 2011

Normally on the red carpet a red dress would just blend straight in, but Kerry Washington makes sure this doesn't happen and steals the limelight with this crimson beauty.

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Katie Holmes, 1998

Katie Holmes works the 1990s style perfectly - she hasn't aged a day since!

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Katie Holmes, 2011

Twelve years later, Katie's back on our best dressed list.

She looks fantastic in almost anything. But this blue maxi that she wore back in 2011 makes her look even more stunning!

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Tyra Banks, 2009

Tyra Banks, shown here in 2009, knows how to steal the red carpet.

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Christina Hendricks, 2012

Christina Hendricks looked unbelievably stunning when she arrived at the Emmy Awards last year. The Mad Men star oozed classic Hollywood glamour, setting off the neutral dress with her fiery hair colour.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, 2003

Former Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker was pretty fabulous in pink back in 2003.

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Christine Baranski, 1996

The Good Wife star Christine Baranski dazzled in a full-length gold dress on the red carpet in 1996.

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Drew Barrymore, 2009

Drew Barrymore looked like she'd stepped out of a fairytale at the 2009 ceremony.

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Kaley Cuoco, 2012

Kaley Cuoco arrives with a bang at the Emmys in this bright number!

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Jamie Lee Curtis, 1998

Jamie Lee Curtis attended the 1998 Emmy Awards with her daughter Annie, both dressed impeccably.

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Sofia Vergara, 2011

Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara brightened up the backdrop at the 2011 Awards.

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January Jones, 2010

Mad Men actress January Jones looked beautiful in this blue strapless dress at the 2010 ceremony.

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Kelly Osbourne, 2012

Kelly Osbourne has a way of pulling off the most daring dresses, and she did this brilliantly at the 2012 Emmys.

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Charlene Tilton, 1984

Dallas actress Charlene Tilton wowed the crowds in 1984 with this gorgeous prom dress.

We love the 1980s style!

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Kathy Griffin, 2011

Back in 2011, Kathy Griffin decided to clash with the red carpet and aren't we glad for it! She looks incredible in this red silky number.

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Jennifer Aniston, 2002

Jennifer Aniston took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy in 2002, and she was definitely a winner in the red carpet stakes.

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Evan Rachel Wood, 2011

Evan Rachel Wood looked fabulous in this sequin number in 2011.

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Olivia Wilde, 2009

She may not have been up for an Emmy, but Olivia Wilde came out on top of the best dressed lists in 2009.

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Kate Winslet, 2011

Kate Winslet showed off her curves in this floor length red dress in 2011.

We're not jealous at all, Kate!

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Claire Danes, 2012

Yellow is often a no-go, especially if you're pale skinned, but pregnant Claire Danes pulled off this beautiful Lanvin dress back in 2012.

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Christina Applegate, 2010

Christina Applegate made a gorgeous return to the spotlight after her breast cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy when she arrived at the 2010 Emmys in this stunning gown.

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Lea Michele, 2011

Back in 2011, Lea Michele stunned the crowds in this scarlet frock.

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Candice Bergen, 1999

Murphy Brown actress Candice Bergen looked fabulous in this sparkly column dress, back in 1999.

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Heather Locklear, 2000

Former Dynasty star Heather Locklear was a vision in white back in 2000.

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Allison Williams, 2012

Girls star Allison Williams dazzled in this emerald green frock last year.

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Holly Robinson Peete, 1998

Holly Robinson Peete looked a million dollars in this skin-coloured, fish-tailed dress.

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Kate Mara, 2012

It's elegant, it's neutral, it's slinky... it's everything you want in an understated red carpet dress. Bravo, Kate Mara!

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Neve Campbell, 1997

Scream star Neve Campbell left little to the imagination in 1997 with this saucy thigh-high split.

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Julianna Margulies, 2012

ER actress Julianna Margulies looks anything but the good wife here in this watercolour floral dress.

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Eva Longoria, 2005

It was all bright on the night for former Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria back in 2005, who made a stunning entrance in this gorgeous orange gown.

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Zooey Deschanel, 2012

Zooey Deschanel looked cool and collected at the 2012 Emmy Awards.

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Julie Bowen, 2011

Modern Family star Julie Bowen flaunted her envious figure in this beautiful sleek dress.

And style seems to run in the on-screen family...

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Sarah Hyland, 2012

...as Julie's on-screen daughter Sarah breaks away from her Modern Family role to spend some time wowing the crowds on the red carpet.

Her pastel coloured dress gives a simple and classic look to our gallery in contrast to all of the bright colours!

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Brooke Shields, 2008

Brooke Shields made her first appearance at the Emmys in 2008, and the actress definitely stood out in a gorgeous dark pink Badgley Mischka gown.