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The Best Emmys Dresses Ever [PHOTOS]

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The 2013 Emmys have come and gone, and with ‘em, all the gorgeous gowns we are still talking about. It inspired StarCrush to take a look back at some of our favorite Emmy dresses of all time, like Jennifer Aniston‘s Grecian goddess Chanel column sheath (2004), Sarah Jessica Parker‘s fluffy pink Chanel confection (2003) and Eva Longoria‘s black Robert Rodriguez stunner (2010).

Many of these are universal faves that won raves at the time and beyond. But we also chose a few lesser remembered — but equally as va-va-va-voom — gowns.

Aniston’s cream-colored column gown with gold detailing was sophisticated and chic. She paired it with bedhead and sun-kissed skin, looking like she stepped off the beach onto the red carpet. The result was the epitome of Cali chic.

Jennifer Aniston Chanel 2004 Emmys
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SJP’s pretty, puffy and fluffy Chanel concoction in pale pink was so cloud-like and gorgeous. We’re still talking about it a decade later. Despite the actress’ petite frame, she still wore the dress; it didn’t wear her. This was SJP’s most Carrie Bradshaw moment!

Sarah Jessica Parker 2003 Chanel Emmys
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Olivia Wilde’s silvery Marchesa dress from 2009 showed skin strategically. The frilly and femme bottom was a luscious contrast to the sexy top half of the dress. No wonder Megan Fox once said that Wilde is so sexy that she makes her want to strangle a mountain ox!

Olivia Wilde 2009 Emmys Marchesa
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Mila Kunis’ maroon, belted Monique Lhuillier dress, worn to the 2009 Emmys, was darling and divine, especially how it hit at her ankle. That was a subtle and sexy touch on an actress who oozes sexiness from each and every pore. We love the tulle fabric, too.

Mila Kunis Monique Lhuillier 2009 Emmys
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At the 2010 ceremony, Latina diva Eva Longoria poured her frame into a fitted, mermaid-style, black gown by Robert Rodriguez. The intricate rosette detailing on the skirt and train was TDF — too die for.

Eva Longoria Robert Rodriguez 2010 Emmys
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Cute and quirky is usually Zooey Deschanel‘s stock in trade, but at the 2012 Emmys, her ice pule, fluffy Reem Acra gown, which was a custom piece, blew us away. The only thing prettier than her blue eyes? That dress.

Zooey Deschanel Reem Acra 2012 Emmys
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Halle Berry‘s strapless, full-skirted black Valentino gown, worn at the 2000 Emmys, was another breathtaker. She was the belle of the ball. Still is! The choker is a bit dated, but it was a nice touch at the turn of the century.

Halle Berry 2000 Emmys Valentino
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The allegedly difficult Katherine Heigl was at the top of her game in 2007, and her Emmy dress that year reflected it. The white, fishtail Zac Posen gown with tiny sleeves showed off her figure and her beauty.

Katherine Heigl Zac Posen 2007 Emmys
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This is a dark horse dress that many might not love as much as we do, making it a polarizing choice. But the intricate white fabric paired with the black sash was such a lovely contrast on Jennifer Garner, who wore it back in 2004.

Jennifer Garner 2004 Emmys
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The blush, strapless Monique Lhuillier gown that Drew Barrymore wore to the 2009 Emmys was stunning because of the contrast of the plain, strapless top with the frilly bottom. She never looked better!

Drew Barrymore 2009 Emmys Monique Lhuillier
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