Celebrated actors and A-listers put their stylish foot forward at the 2016 Tony Awards on 12 June. The biggest night that honours outstanding Broadway talent and performances scored high on fashion as well, as the stars put up a parade of colours on the red carpet of the 70th edition of the award ceremony.

Among the myriads of celebrities and known faces of Broadway attending the event, Lupita Nyong'o, Lucy Liu, Jane Krakowski and Laura Benanti stood out as they exuded class and high taste in fashion with their red carpet outfits.

From sheer gowns to plunging necklines, the Tony Awards red carpet saw almost every trend that's in vogue.

Here's a list of the best dressed celebrities, who graced the coveted red carpet event at Beacon Theatre in New York, compiled by IBTimes UK.

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Lupita Nyong'o puts up a floral show

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o mesmerised the gathering with her feminine elegance in a custom Boss gown on the red carpet on Monday. Dressed in a floral off-shoulder ensemble that had a textured look, the actress looked gorgeous. She was even nominated for the best performance by a leading actress in a play award.

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Jane Krakowski dares to bare in red

Jane Krakowski looked chic in her custom Michael Kors gown. The actress, who was nominated for best performance by a featured actress in a musical award, flaunted her physique in the outfit that featured a nude base and red embellishments.

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Lucy Liu alludes to spring in her lemon outfit

Elementary actress Lucy Liu made heads turn at the Tony Awards as she attended the event donning a soft yellow dress. The halter-neck ensemble from the Zuhair Murad collection aptly complemented Liu, who was presenting an award at the ceremony. The relaxed flowy hem of the outfit was balanced by a neckline that had embellishments running down the bodice.

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Allison Williams stuns in an all-white jumpsuit

While others choose the red carpet-friendly gown, there's always someone who makes a powerful statement in a structured outfit. Actress Allison Williams created an impact with her all-white jumpsuit at the 2016 Tony Awards red carpet. Although the asymmetrical legs of the ensemble caused some distraction, Williams managed to look chic with her sky-high peep-toes and dark manicure.

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Laura Benanti creates sensuous illusions in a lacy dress

She Loves Me actress Laura Benanti charmed the paparazzi with her Oscar de la Renta dress at the awards last night. With an utterly feminine base of net, the purple and lilac blossoms' embellishments created a sheer illusion adding to the sensuous appeal of Benanti's full-sleeved outfit.