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17/09/2018 3:15 PM IST

This Is What The Emmy Awards Red Carpet Looked Like In 1998

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The Emmy Awards may not be the awards show known for its red carpet, but year after year, stars deliver with their ensembles. 

Take 1998, for example. That year, “Frasier” took home the award for outstanding comedy series for the fifth year in a row ― a record at the time ― and “The Practice” won top honors in the drama category. For acting, Kelsey Grammer (“Frasier”), Helen Hunt (“Mad About You”), Andre Braugher (“Homicide: Life on the Street”) and Christine Lahti (“Chicago Hope”) were the night’s top winners for their leading roles. 

But back to the red carpet. For the ladies, form-fitting, sparkly dresses were extremely popular ― as seen on Rita Wilson, Giselle Fernandez and Halle Berry ― as were silk-satin gowns, worn by the likes of Lara Flynn Boyle, Tea Leoni and Helen Hunt. As is typical, the men stuck to dark suits and ties, though Bobby Brown made quite the statement in his off-white ensemble. 

Meanwhile, tiny and/or color-tinted sunglasses were the “it” accessory on the carpet, with stars like Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Heche, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Roma Downey and Joan and Melissa Rivers rocking various styles. 

Ahead of Monday’s awards ceremony, take a trip back with us and check out the most iconic looks from the Emmys red carpet 20 years ago: 

  • Tracy Pollan and Michael J. Fox
    Tracy Pollan and Michael J. Fox
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  • Brandy
    Brandy
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  • Mary Tyler Moore
    Mary Tyler Moore
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  • Matthew Modine
    Matthew Modine
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  • Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek
    Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek
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  • Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver
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  • Joan and Melissa Rivers
    Joan and Melissa Rivers
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  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown
    Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown
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  • Andrea Thompson
    Andrea Thompson
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  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
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  • Lisa Nicole Carson
    Lisa Nicole Carson
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  • Roma Downey
    Roma Downey
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  • Angelina Jolie
    Angelina Jolie
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  • Ashley Lyn Cafagna
    Ashley Lyn Cafagna
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  • Sarah Michelle Gellar
    Sarah Michelle Gellar
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  • Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor
    Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor
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  • Lisa Kudrow and husband Michel Stern
    Lisa Kudrow and husband Michel Stern
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  • Giselle Fernandez
    Giselle Fernandez
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  • Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche
    Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche
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  • Wendy Neuss and Patrick Stewart
    Wendy Neuss and Patrick Stewart
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  • Helen Hunt
    Helen Hunt
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  • Katherine LaNasa and French Stewart
    Katherine LaNasa and French Stewart
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  • Kristen Johnston and Lara Flynn Boyle
    Kristen Johnston and Lara Flynn Boyle
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  • Jane Seymour
    Jane Seymour
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  • Gloria Reuben
    Gloria Reuben
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  • Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch
    Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch
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  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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  • Tea Leoni and David Duchovny
    Tea Leoni and David Duchovny
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  • Calista Flockhart
    Calista Flockhart
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  • James Wilder and Kirstie Alley
    James Wilder and Kirstie Alley
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  • Christine Baranski
    Christine Baranski
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  • Helena Bonham Carter and Sam Neill
    Helena Bonham Carter and Sam Neill
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  • Gillian Anderson
    Gillian Anderson
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  • Halle Berry
    Halle Berry
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  • Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley
    Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley
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  • Garcelle Beauvais
    Garcelle Beauvais
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  • Jamie Lee Curtis
    Jamie Lee Curtis
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  • Jeri Ryan
    Jeri Ryan
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