Glamour and elegance seemed to be the underlining statement at the Emmys 2016 red carpet event with celebrities and stars putting their most stylish foot forward. The biggest night in television saw some of the best evening gowns and edgy fashion as A-listers such as Priyanka Chopra, Sarah Paulson, Taraji P Henson and more wowed with their red carpet style.

From draped one-shoulder attires to sequined and structured dresses, the red carpet event of the Emmy Awards this year was full of variety and flavour. Scroll down to see some of the best looks compiled by IBTimes UK that turned heads on Sunday.

Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra at Emmy Awards 2016 Getty

The Quantico star made it a point to slay with her red carpet style at the Emmys, and she was right at point. Draped in a Jason Wu custom gown, the Hollywood newcomer combined grace and latest trends with panache. Her red on-shoulder gown featured cut-out details at the right places, which showed off the actress's svelte figure. With a touch of dazzle from Neil Lane, the Baywatch star looked ravishing.

Sarah Paulson

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Sarah Paulson at the Emmy Awards 2016 Getty

Paulson was dressed to kill in her structured emerald green dress from the house of Prada. The American Crime Story star clearly ruled the Emmys 2016 as she rocked both the red carpet and awards show with her big win in the category of outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie. The 41-year-old actress's rocked a plunging neckline and a pair of geometric drop earrings on the red carpet.

Emilia Clarke

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Emilia Clarke at the Emmy Awards 2016 Getty

The Khaleesi was far from her Game Of thrones avatar at the Emmy Awards 2016 as she donned a minimal yet chic look in her strapless Atelier Versace gown. The nude figure-hugging piece sat perfectly on the English actress's slender physique when she strutted down the Emmys red carpet. She complemented her look with delicate diamond jewellery and a casual updo.

Kristen Bell

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Kristen Bell at Emmy Awards 2016 Getty

Bell brought in a colourful parade at the red carpet event with her flowy Zuhair Murad Couture gown featuring flower and flamingo motifs. The House of Lies actress's deep-set neckline added edge to her overall outfit, which she paired with Brian Atwood heels and Harry Winston jewels.

Kirsten Dunst

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Kristen Dunst at the Emmy Awards 2016 Getty

Fargo star Dunst let her sheer-beaded dress do all the talking on the red carpet of the awards ceremony. She took the plunge with her see-through panelled dress that also featured sequined-details on her bodice. The 34-year-old actress paired Fred Leighton jewellery and a red pout with her edgy gown.