2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Posted on September 12, 2011

Darlings, it was the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and we don’t have time for his nonsense! We’ve got fashion shows to get to this morning! Hit it, celebrities!

Alison Brie

It’s cute and sparkly and that suits her to a T. Wouldn’t have recommended black pumps, though.

Ariana Grande

Stop that.

Cara Buono

It’s a bit of a standard goddess gown, but that color looks great on her.

Cat Deeley

Another great color, but we REALLY hate the side cutouts.

Chris Colfer

Sigh. Are you sure you’re gay, Chris? Because THAT is NOT how the gays dress. WAY too shiny.

Clare Grant

They’re not THAT perky, honey. Get a bra.

Cloris Leachman

Credit where it’s due: She’s like 106 years old and she can still rock the cleavage.

Idris Elba

You are insanely hot, Idris Elba, but we can’t tell what your suit looks like BECAUSE YOU’VE SHOVED YOUR HANDS IN YOUR POCKETS LIKE AN 8-YEAR-OLD GETTING SCOLDED. RAARH!

Janie Bryant

We don’t normally like such washed-out colors but this looks very pretty on her.

Jeremy Davies

It’s the “Schmemmys,” as Kathy Griffin calls them, so a certain amount of leeway is to be expected, but this is just a bit too quirky for our tastes.

Jesse Spencer

Cute, but the jacket and the pants both look too big on him.

Julie Stiles

White isn’t the best choice for her because she’s naturally pale, but she looks pretty sharp. Or she would if this wasn’t pulling on her. A less bridal shoe would have been nice. And the tight hair isn’t her best friend.

Kathy Griffin

Why, Miss Kathy. This is downright demure for you. But if those are satin peeptoe platforms, we take it all back. NO PLATFORMS WITH GOWNS, LADIES.

Kiernan Shipka

Adorable, sophisticated and age-appropriate. Well done, Sally Draper.

Kristin Chenoweth

Because of her teeny-tiny size, she hasn’t always been successful finding dresses that looked good on her, but she looks adorable here.

Loretta Devine

Sweet Jesus on a Breadstick. It’s kind of an interesting dress (except for the rosary beads hanging off her skirt), and it suits her, but for the love of GOD, Loretta, WEAR A BRA.

Maria Canals-Barrera

Standard.

Mary McDonnell

Standard (but pretty).

Randee Heller

That’s not the greatest dress in the world and it’s certainly not the best way to pose when you’ve got the sun behind you, but we just wanted to point out, in case you didn’t know, that Randee played Don Draper’s secretary, Miss Blankenship, in this past season of Mad Men. Seriously. Now, THAT was some amazing costuming and makeup.

 

Rebecca Romijn

We love it just for being an interesting print. She looks great.

Rich Sommer

Adorable. But get your hands out of your pockets, Dimples.

[Photo Credit: Wireimage]

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  • Anonymous

    Cat Deeley looks AMAZING. Hubba hubba. 

    • Anonymous

      I agree! She is such a stunner, I love her.

    • Anonymous

      Yes!  I love to catch “SYTYCD” just to see her strut her amazing long legs out in some great little frock.  And she comes off pretty nice and real too.

  • Anonymous

    Sally Draper FTW.

    • http://twitter.com/ILikeShiny Cindi Williams

      Agreed. She looks more elegant and sophisticated than most of the ladies on the carpet.

      • Hayley Casarotto

        Did anyone see her entry on The Coveteur?  Adorable, sophisticated and age-appropriate is ALL SHE DOES.  I wish I had been like that at her age, instead of idolizing Blossom.

        • Anonymous

          She looks adorable in that blue plaid Pap d’Anjo and I love it that she’s a fan of Peter Pan collars. Love her closets too. And hey, Mayim Bialik has a PhD in neuroscience. You could have idolized a lot worse.

    • Anonymous

      I know!! How freakin’ cute is she?? 

  • Anonymous

    i love that sally draper and kristen chenoweth basically look the same size.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

      I think they ARE the same size. Sally might even be taller.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

      I think they ARE the same size. Sally might even be taller.

    • Anonymous

      I was thinking the same thing. 

  • Anonymous

    Idris Elba has totally distracted me from doing any work this morning. 

  • scottyf

    Dear Idris Elba,

    You are hot AND talented.

    If you need to put your hands in some pockets, mine are available.

    Love,
    scottyf

    (and before y’all go off screaming to Bert–he is ALWAYS invited to join in)

    • http://twitter.com/ILikeShiny Cindi Williams

      I don’t normally like sloppy seconds, but I’ll make an exception. Now it’s up for me to decide if I meant Idris Elba, scottyf, or Bert… ;-)

      • muzan-e

        Be prepared: there may be a small waiting-line about to form. 
        However, I could be legitimately distracted by the Romijn dress. Wouldn’t be the first time that a burst of pure  sundrenched Pretty distracted me. *g*

      • muzan-e

        Be prepared: there may be a small waiting-line about to form. 
        However, I could be legitimately distracted by the Romijn dress. Wouldn’t be the first time that a burst of pure  sundrenched Pretty distracted me. *g*

    • Anonymous

      You can have your Idris, Scotty…while you’re distracted, I’ll be over in the corner with Shemar Moore.  And his hands.

    • Anonymous

      You can have your Idris, Scotty…while you’re distracted, I’ll be over in the corner with Shemar Moore.  And his hands.

      • http://beautyforrealgirls.blogspot.com/ accidental housewife

        Shemar Moore is fine. I love his Eyebrows of Justice. But Idris is a particularly fabulous specimen. And I always thought he was even hotter on The Wire when he’d wear his glasses.

    • Anonymous

      You can have your Idris, Scotty…while you’re distracted, I’ll be over in the corner with Shemar Moore.  And his hands.

  • http://twitter.com/tartofpop Melissa Larabee

    So it’s true…Ida WAS a hellcat!

  • Anne Slovin

    Awww, Harry Crane.

  • Anne Slovin

    Awww, Harry Crane.

  • http://fafafab.tumblr.com/ fafafab

    I think that Chris, just like Lea, tries to dress completely the opposite way his Glee character would normally dress

  • http://fafafab.tumblr.com/ fafafab

    I think that Chris, just like Lea, tries to dress completely the opposite way his Glee character would normally dress

  • Anonymous

    Jeremy Davies is dressed like a leprechaun.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_35OW6VJZLWTQDQHS4JLRTVC2JA Akumabunny

      I was just thinking that he needed a pair of lederhosen, instead of pants, to complete his goth Bavarian look.

  • Anonymous

    Jeremy Davies is dressed like a leprechaun.

  • Anonymous

    Miss Blankenship?  I am in awe.

    • Anonymous

      She really cleans up nicely, doesn’t she?!

  • Anonymous

    “Tlo said: NO PLATFORMS WITH GOWNS, LADIES.”

    LOL, I’m guessing she’s going with the platforms because she is so teeny-tiny, and she figured they wouldn’t show with that dress. I met her once and I think she’s only about 5 feet tall.

    –GothamTomato

  • Anonymous

    Randee Heller: woah. my first thought was: ‘heh, that is one funky grandma.’ but i would have never guessed that she played miss blankenship!

  • Anonymous

    Nice to see Mad Men folks. Janie Bryant looked especially nice. I usually dislike the pales too, but with her rich brown hair it works. 

  • Anonymous

    Nice to see Mad Men folks. Janie Bryant looked especially nice. I usually dislike the pales too, but with her rich brown hair it works. 

  • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

    Jeremy Davies is made of quirk. I would expect nothing less from him! Still, I hope he took the hat off when he got inside.

  • Jennifer Coleman

    Thanks for the Mad Men a-palooza, guys, I’ve been experiencing some serious withdrawal for a month.
    You think Loretta Devine’s dress is interesting? She looks like she’s off to somebody’s family reunion fundraiser cabaret, not the freekin’ award show. And she’d still get flack for the wonky boobs. No excuse for that look.

    • Anonymous

      I agree!  That dress isn’t interesting, it’s ugly.

  • http://twitter.com/bredalot Breda Smith

    These photos were taken from the wrong side of the red carpet. I mean, yeah, they’re not all squinty, but I can’t recognize ANYONE. Not Jesse Spencer (seriously, had to look about 4 times, and I used to LOVE House), not Julia Stiles, Rebecca Romijn was just a guess, and I definitely thought Cara Buono was Laura Bell Bundy and Clare Grant was Olivia Wilde with some REALLY poor decisions made.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

      Ohhhhhhhh. That’s who Jesse Spencer is. OUCH. Yeah, I never would have known.

      • Anonymous

        Yeah, don’t like the short hair on Chase.

  • Anonymous

    Kiernan Shipka – I could not tell whether this was a serious compliment – I assumed “Sally Draper” was a 40 year old woman when you said age appropriate.

  • Anonymous

    I like seeing short dresses show up.  And for God’s sake…will someone take Baby Gay Chris under their wing and teach him how to dress?

  • Anonymous

    A lot of standard but pretty.  i disagree with you on Cat Deely – she rocks those side cutouts just fine.  I actually know very few of these people but that Marie Canals Barrera is working some big ass hair.

  • http://www.facebook.com/cruz.alejandra Alejandra Cruz

    love you guys…but why you gotta make everyone wear a bra?  freedom from bras is a wonderful thing!

    • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

      Well sure, in real life, but not when you’re being photographed on the red carpet and your saggy boobs are the only thing people can concentrate on!!  ;)

  • Terence Ng

    Ugh, getting flashes of Idris Elba…How is a bitch supposed to work while fanning himself?

  • http://profiles.google.com/dchockeyguy Trevor Burroughs

    I don’t know who about 75% of these people are!  I’m so out of touch.  However, I guess this is the bra-less event.

  • Margot Brose

    Kristin Chenoweth needs to investigate bangs and less-bleached hair. Otherwise she looks like an alien wearing a Jessica Simpson wig.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

      She also appears to be wearing jelly shoes.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QCJEZMOV4VYMXC5WJALLZNYEB4 Mari Rose

    On first (and second) glance, I thought Ariana Grande was Brittney Murphy. Eek.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

      Me too! In Clueless, before the makeover.

      • http://onebluetree.blogspot.com/ Sara L.

        Yup, that’s who I saw, too. So strange, and sad.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t love Kathy’s gown. It looks too big and like she’s wearing a big old nightgown. I’ve always like Randee Heller, but feel this dress ages her dreadfully.

  • Anonymous

    Rebecca Romijn just owned it. I thought she looked stunning.
     

  • http://twitter.com/littlebitocd Kim Carpenter

    Boo for skipping Kari Byron’s custom-made gown!

  • MilaXX

    I love Loretta Divine as an actress and singer, but good mugly googly, she cannot dress to save her life.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QCJEZMOV4VYMXC5WJALLZNYEB4 Mari Rose

    I’m developing a huge crush on Rich Sommer. That is all.

  • Anonymous

    I’m sorry, were you saying something? I was too busy staring at Idris Elba.

  • Anonymous

    Love Mary McDonnell.  I don’t care what she wears.  She’s brilliant!

  • Erin Bollinger

    I totally thought that Ariana Grande was Brittany Murphy in Clueless. Now I’m sad.

  • http://profiles.google.com/gillianholroyd gillian holroyd

    Rebecca Romijn– you like that print? It looks like a water stain to me.

  • margaret meyers

    Seeing so many people from Mad Men gets me all excited!

  • Anonymous

    Cat Deeley. Beautiful. Gorgeous color and love the side cutouts.

    Holy Cleavage Phyllis!  Cloris Leachman has some cojones to wear this low-cut at her age. Congrats to you if you’ve been rubbing your chest with sunscreen and baby oil all these years just so you could do this!

    Ohh, Kiernan Shipka is growing up. Please stay this adorable and appropriate just a few years longer.

    Rebecca Romijn, interesting print? I’ve backed quilts with that print. Just saying’.

    Would never have known Randee Heller was Miss Blankenship. Amazing!

  • xadie other

    Ahem, weren’t you just bemoaning the fact that tie-dye never looks high-end? That Rebecca Romijn dress kind of looks tie-dye to me… and also very pretty!

  • Hayley Riemer

    Ariana Grande looks like Ty in Clueless before they give her the make-over.

  • Anonymous

    Ariana Grande…yeah, I’d bang her.

  • Anonymous

    I agree on most points except:
    1. Mary McDonnell looked awesome! Come on – that dress is way beyond standard. Fits her to a T!
    2. Julia Stiles looks horror-able! All I could think of is that she decided to get married that afternoon and that’s all she could find to wear.  Hate it all and she is such a beautiful girl. The horror. The horror.

  • Anonymous

    Jeremy Davies is practically an icon of ‘quirky,’ so I think he looks pretty adorable.  Either get rid of the hat or change shoes, and you’re pretty near the JD version of perfect.

  • Anonymous

    Jeremy Davies is practically an icon of ‘quirky,’ so I think he looks pretty adorable.  Either get rid of the hat or change shoes, and you’re pretty near the JD version of perfect.

  • Anonymous

    Jeremy Davies is practically an icon of ‘quirky,’ so I think he looks pretty adorable.  Either get rid of the hat or change shoes, and you’re pretty near the JD version of perfect.

  • http://profiles.google.com/trashilove { edi } ilovetrash

    it’s been so hot here the past couple weeks i cant even imagine wearing most of those things in the evening for fifteen minutes, much less in the afternoon. an uncomfortable outing for all of these people, certainly, in at least that one special way.

  • http://profiles.google.com/trashilove { edi } ilovetrash

    it’s been so hot here the past couple weeks i cant even imagine wearing most of those things in the evening for fifteen minutes, much less in the afternoon. an uncomfortable outing for all of these people, certainly, in at least that one special way.

  • Anonymous

    Ms. Devine’s got the amphibitoes going on too – all five toots splayed out the front.  I can almost hear the schmluck.

  • Anonymous

    What the frell is happening to Mary McDonnell’s FACE?!!! Girlfriend needs to stop having so much “dental work”.

  • Anonymous

    It was worth wading through some mostly dull dress to gaze upon the amazing hotness that is Idris Elba. Lawd have mercy! Dark chocolate deliciousness. (Good thing my husband doesn’t read T Lo)

    And look at you Miss Blankenship. Who would’ve guessed.  

  • Anonymous

    i swear maria C-B is wearing my dress from the junior prom.  in 1965.  and mary mcconnell could have been my best friend.  ariana g. is way too cutesy-patootsie.  jeremy davies takes it- the upper class twit of the year award.  clare grant wearing precious olive’s favorite color, greige.  loretta d. sings soprano in the AEMC choir.  and rich sommer, what are you doing there in your pockets that’s making you so happy?  these are my random thoughts.  

  • http://www.facebook.com/Elizabeth.M.Mason Elizabeth M. Mason

    Janie Bryant
    “We don’t normally like such washed-out colors but this looks very pretty on her.”….the gown is by Elizabeth Mason Couture, and in fact it is the image that is washed out, not the gown which is actually shimmering Gold and Platinum chiffon. We think she looks FABULOUS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Elizabeth.M.Mason Elizabeth M. Mason

    Janie Bryant
    “We don’t normally like such washed-out colors but this looks very pretty on her.”….the gown is by Elizabeth Mason Couture, and in fact it is the image that is washed out, not the gown which is actually shimmering Gold and Platinum chiffon. We think she looks FABULOUS.