Yellow Outshines All Other Dress Colors at 2012 Emmy Awards

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There’s no doubt about it. Yellow was THE color of the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

For big-name TV stars this year, it outshone every other color choice for dresses. And no wonder: the happy hue contrasted dramatically against the red carpet and made the celebrity wearing it stand out.

Julianne Moore looked radiant in a sunshine yellow long-sleeved Christian Dior ball gown. Leslie Mann was formal but fresh in a beaded halter gown with a fun pocketed saffron skirt. Julie Bowen was hip in her neon yellow gown from Monique Lhuillier, while Australian TV presenter Renee Bargh went for metallic accents in a similar shade.

The color yellow was popular at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, with several celebrities opting for the hue in their dressesThe color yellow was popular at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, with several celebrities opting for the hue in their dresses (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

Claire Danes positively glowed in her strapless Lanvin gown that draped gracefully over her baby bump. Hannah Simone looked the part of a goddess in a twisted strapped Emilio Pucci dress, and Kaley Cuoco was the golden girl in her beaded strapless gown from Angela Sanchez.

Aside from being a lovely color, yellow also has that ability to make you feel all happy inside even when you’re just looking at it. Cheerfully check out pictures of these celebrities looking gorgeous in their golden gowns at the 2012 Emmy Awards!

1. Julianne Moore in Christian Dior

Julianne Moore in a long-sleeved, full-skirted yellow ball gown from Christian Dior Fall 2012 CoutureJulianne Moore in a long-sleeved, full-skirted yellow ball gown from Christian Dior Fall 2012 Couture at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

2. Leslie Mann in Naeem Khan

Leslie Mann in a Naeem Khan Spring 2013 gown with a beaded halter bodice and pocketed skirtLeslie Mann in a Naeem Khan Spring 2013 gown with a beaded halter bodice and pocketed skirt at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

3. Julie Bowen in Monique Lhuillier

Julie Bowen in a Monique Lhuillier Resort 2013 strapless gown with a draped skirtJulie Bowen in a Monique Lhuillier Resort 2013 strapless gown with a draped skirt at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

4. Renee Bargh in Rachel Gilbert

Renee Bargh in a Rachel Gilbert 'Donatella' gown with a metallic-lined boned bodice and knife-pleated skirtRenee Bargh in a Rachel Gilbert ‘Donatella’ gown with a metallic-lined boned bodice and knife-pleated skirt at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

5. Claire Danes in Lanvin

Pregnant Claire Danes in a Lanvin Resort 2013 draped strapless dress at the 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsPregnant Claire Danes in a Lanvin Resort 2013 draped strapless dress at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

6. Hannah Simone in Emilio Pucci

Hannah Simone in an Emilio Pucci gown with a twisted strap and thigh-high slit at the 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsHannah Simone in an Emilio Pucci gown with a twisted strap and thigh-high slit at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

7. Kaley Cuoco in Angela Sanchez

Kaley Cuoco in an Angel Sanchez beaded strapless peplum gown at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Kaley Cuoco in an Angel Sanchez beaded strapless peplum gown at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (Credit: WENN / FayesVision)

Seen enough yellow to lighten up your day? Stay happy, and keep smiling!

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