It’s not easy standing in front of a bunch of photographers on the red carpet, shouting your name, hoping to get the perfect shot of a Daytime Television star. It was wear your “Sunday Best” day at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards this past weekend in Beverly Hills. The stars of many daytime shows, including “E! News,” “Days of our Lives,” "The Young and the Restless" and “General Hospital,” did just that and they made it look easy. When it comes to looking camera ready, these daytime stars have it all, take a look at some of the fashion hits and misses on this year’s Red Carpet.
Some of the Best Dressed of the night included Eileen Davidson who won her first Emmy ever for her role as Kristen DiMeara on "Days of our Lives." Davidson, wore a champagne colored gown by Falguni & Shane Peacock. Davidson, who regularly spends time between "Days of our Lives" and "The Young and the Restless," returns to Genoa City full-time as "Y&R's" Ashley Abbott.
Cady McClain of “The Young and the Restless,” stepped out on the red carpet for the Daytime Emmy Awards wearing a cocktail dress from designer Tom Ford.
Jess Walton, an Emmy winner herself for her role as Jill Foster Abbott on "The Young and the Restless," had a hand in her gown that she wore on Sunday. Walton designed the gown, made by Angelo Santos, a couture designer for "The Bold and the Beautiful."
Heather Tom, who plays Katie Logan Spencer on "The Bold and the Beautiful," was nominated once again for her role on the world popular soap. The five-time Emmy winner is no stranger to Red Carpets and its fashion challenges. Tom received one of her Outstanding Supporting Actress Emmy while pregnant with son Zane. On Sunday, Tom chose a navy sequined Lorena Sarbu gown.
Many women went for comfort as well as fashion, including Deidre Hall and Kate Mansi of "Days of our Lives" and "The Talk's" Sara Gilbert and Sharon Osbourne opted for pants suits instead of designer gowns.
Like McClain, Michelle Stafford, who plays Nina Clay on "General Hospital," stepped out in a short cocktail dress. The white dress by Sen Couture. Her "GH" co-stars, Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) and Vinessa Antoine (Jordan) wore short cocktail dresses as well in Balenciaga and in satin D&G Dolce & Gabbana, respectively.
"Days of our Lives" actress Camila Banus, who recently wrapped her run as Gabi Hernandez on the long running drama, was the Best Dressed of the night wearing a form fitting strapless black gown by Chagoury Couture.
Check out some of the looks of the night in the list below. There were a few misses on the carpet, but give the ladies some credit, there were not many so I won't call them out. Here are some standouts of the night.
"Days of our Lives" airs weekdays on NBC.
"General Hospital" airs weekdays on ABC.
"The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Young and the Restless" and "The Talk" air weekdays on CBS.
Eileen Davidson of "Days of our Lives" wearing a champagne colored Falguni & Shane Peacock dress. "The Days of our Lives" Emmy winner for her role as Kristen DiMera, heads back to "The Young and the Restless" this summer as Ashley Abbott.
Amelia Heinle of "The Young and the Restless," won her first Emmy as Victoria Newman on "The Young and the Restless" wearing an Orange Alberta Ferretti dress with colorful floral appliques across the shoulder, front bodice and all along the back. "I love this dress," Heinle said in the press room after her win. "It's orange and I don't care what anybody says." Heinle repeated the look at "The Talk" Emmy After Party show the next day.
Cady McClain of "The Young and the Restless," who attended the show with husband Jon Lindstrom of "General Hospital," stepped out in the simple but sophisticated Tom Ford dress. McClain joined the #1 drama earlier this year as Kelly Andrews.
Jess Walton of "The Young and the Restless" in her own design that she created herself. To make the gown, Walton recruited one of the best - designer Angelo Santos, a couture designer for CBS's "The Bold and the Beautiful." Walton is currently one of the longest running cast members on "The Young and the Restless" as fan favorite character Jill Foster Abbott.
Emme Rylan of "General Hospital" could not remember who made her dress when we talked to her, but Daytime TV Examiner found out that the daytime star who appeared on "Guiding Light" and "The Young and the Restless," before landing the role of GH's Lulu Spencer, wore a designer dress by Aidan Maddox.
Michelle Stafford made her first official appearance as a "General Hospital" cast member at this year's Emmys. A past Emmy winner as Phyllis on "The Young and the Restless," Stafford's cocktail length white Sen Couture evening dress featured a paisley shaped cut out across the left shoulder and over the chest. Stafford plays Nina Clay on "GH."
As GH's resident police commissioner Anna Devane, actress Finola Hughes is always comfortable when taking down Port Charles' most notorious criminals. Tonight, the Emmy winning actress kept it comfortable, simple and incredibly stylish in this dress by Balenciaga. Hughes can always be counted on to be on any Red Carpet Best Dressed list.
Don Diamont and Heather Tom
"The Bold and the Beautiful's" Don Diamont and Heather Tom looked picture perfect in their Emmy fashions. Tom, who plays Katie Logan Spencer the show, chose a navy Lorena Sarbu dress for the evening.
The Talk co-hosts
The Emmy nominated co-hosts of CBS's hit afternoon talker, "The Talk," Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Aisha Tyler, went for color coordination with palettes of mauves, pinks, blacks and whites. Gilbert and Osbourne looked stylish in their pants suits. Absent co-host Julie Chen was prepping for another season of the guilty pleasure reality show "Big Brother," which she hosts.
"Days of our Lives" star Jen Lilley chose a Mac Duggal dress for the evening. This vintage design had floral lace features and a mermaid tail made of tulle. Black beading accented the dress to complete Lilley's look.