Looks For Less: Inspired by the Emmys

In my humble opinion, the fashion showcased at this year's Emmys deserved its own award. There was color, texture, flash, and individual style. From the highest of the high fashion runway pieces to the sweetest vintage finds, the women in attendance truly shined. And why shouldn't you get to do the same -- for WAY less? While some things just shouldn't be replicated (Anna Paquin's stunning Alexander McQueen runway dress), others were made to be imitated (birthday girl Lea Michele's cool navy Oscar de la Renta and chunky silver jewelry ensemble). And the ones that are missing? Well, they just shouldn't have been worn in the first place (Rita Wilson's head-to-toe Prada runway look, for example- never, ever wear one designer head-toe!). Below are some of my favorite looks and their inexpensive click-to-buy options.

Lea Michele in Oscar de la Renta and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

Mathew Imaging/WireImageMathew Imaging/WireImage AE navy ruffle strapless dress, $69.50.AE navy ruffle strapless dress, $69.50.Nine West chain-link necklace, $55.00.Nine West chain-link necklace, $55.00.

Forever 21 rhinestone coil bracelet, $10.80.Forever 21 rhinestone coil bracelet, $10.80.

Heidi Klum in Marchesa with Christian Louboutin heels and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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Cecilia de Bucort embellished strapless dress, $164.00.Cecilia de Bucort embellished strapless dress, $164.00.Modcloth faux ruby necklace, $44.99.Modcloth faux ruby necklace, $44.99.

Claire Danes in Armani

Mathew Imaging/WireImageMathew Imaging/WireImageAsos nude sequin dress, $101.50.Asos nude sequin dress, $101.50.

Jennifer Carpenter in a gunmetal asymmetrical gown.

Mathew Imaging/WireImageMathew Imaging/WireImageBebe one shoulder dress, $129.00.Bebe one shoulder dress, $129.00.

Kim Kardashian in Marchesa and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

Mathew Imaging/WireImageMathew Imaging/WireImageEdressme.com white gown, $190.00.Edressme.com white gown, $190.00.Girlprops cuff, $7.99.Girlprops cuff, $7.99.

Christina Hendricks in Zac Posen and a Judith Leiber clutch.

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesJason Merritt/Getty ImagesElizabeth and James dress, $187.50.Elizabeth and James dress, $187.50.Endless beaded clutch, $45.00.Endless beaded clutch, $45.00.

Diana Argon in Carolina Herrera.

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesJason Merritt/Getty ImagesNordstrom lace dress, $78.00.Nordstrom lace dress, $78.00.Forever 21 rhinestone drop earrings, $6.80.Forever 21 rhinestone drop earrings, $6.80.

Dillards rhinestone bracelets, $30.00.Dillards rhinestone bracelets, $30.00.

Emily Deschanel in Max Azria Atelier and Neil Lane jewelry.

Mathew Imaging/WireImageMathew Imaging/WireImageAsos layered purple one shoulder dress, $35.39.Asos layered purple one shoulder dress, $35.39.Endless black rectangle clutch, $35.00.Endless black rectangle clutch, $35.00.

Nordstrom gold hoops, $26.00.Nordstrom gold hoops, $26.00.

Sofia Vergara in Carolina Herrera.

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesJason Merritt/Getty ImagesEdressme.com yellow gown, $99.00.Edressme.com yellow gown, $99.00.Max & Chloe earrings, $28.00.Max & Chloe earrings, $28.00.

Old Navy cocktail ring, $7.50.Old Navy cocktail ring, $7.50.

Kyra Sedgwick in Monique L'huillier, Ofira bangles and a VBH clutch.

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicJeff Kravitz/FilmMagicWindsor burgundy strapless dress, $169.90.Windsor burgundy strapless dress, $169.90.Ann Taylor LOFT bracelet, $19.50.Ann Taylor LOFT bracelet, $19.50.

Aldo pink clutch, $15.00.Aldo pink clutch, $15.00.

Nina Dobrev in Zohair Murad.

Steve Granitz/WireImageSteve Granitz/WireImageNordstrom ivory one-shoulder gown, $178.00.Nordstrom ivory one-shoulder gown, $178.00.J. Crew rhinestone chandeliers, $39.99.J. Crew rhinestone chandeliers, $39.99.

Keri Russell in vintage Jean Louis Scherrer Haute Couture, Jimmy Choo heels, a Judith Leiber clutch, Cathy Waterman jewels, and a Jennifer Behr floral hair piece.

Jeff Vespa/WireImageJeff Vespa/WireImageNewport News pink georgette dress, $34.99.Newport News pink georgette dress, $34.99.
Endless gold strappy sandal, $39.95.Endless gold strappy sandal, $39.95.


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