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Emmys fashion missteps good news for style fans

This year’s primetime Emmy Awards were notable not for the winners or the speeches or what passed for comedy on TV’s big night.

They were notable for the sheer number of fashion missteps out on the red carpet. Gowns in retina-searing colors. Prints last seen on tablecloths circa 1971. Weird and unnecessary touches that made the wearers — gorgeous actresses, all — look ridiculous.

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