It’s the start of the award season again; and all eyes are on the red carpet stars.

Besides the usual parade of mermaid tail gowns, this year’s Emmy Awards saw plenty of bright shades — Heidi Klum, Julie Bowen, Claire Danes, Ginnifer Goodwin, Julianne Moore were among the many stars who stepped out in colour.

But who wore it better? Whose fashion risk paid off, and which stars actually look worse for wear?

Here, we pick 10 of the best and worst dressed stars seen at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Emmys 2012 Who wore it better
(L-R): Nicole Kidman, Jessica Pare, Ginnifer Goodwin and Leslie Mann shine at the Emmys red carpet.
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And red carpet glory aside, here’s the complete list of winners from the big night:

Outstanding Drama Series : Homeland
Lead Actress in a Drama Series : Claire Danes, Homeland
Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Damian Lewis, Homeland
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series : Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series : Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Outstanding Comedy Series: Modern Family
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series : Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series : Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie: Game Change
Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change
Leading Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie : Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie :Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys
Outstanding Reality-Competition Programme: The Amazing Race
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Programme: Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Outstanding Reality Programme : Undercover Boss
Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men
Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
Guest Actress in a Drama Series : Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
Guest Actor in a Drama Series : Jeremy Davies, Justified