The Stars Go Red Hot in Sizzling Gowns at the 2014 Emmy Awards

Apparently, there was a memo being passed around in the wardrobe department.

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The 2014 Emmy Awards took place Monday in Los Angeles, and while thet AMC series Breaking Bad certainly won big, many had their eyes on Hollywoods leading ladies choosing to paint the town red hot.

From bold crimson to burnt orange, every shade of red could be spotted on the couture gowns of televisions finest. This head-turning hue is usually a fashion no-no (to avoid matching with, well, the red-carpet), but many of the actresses attending the ceremony rocked it flawlessly.

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Among the most popular looks included that of Mad Men star Christina Hendricks, who relied on a red satin Marchesa gown to hug her coveted hourglass shape, as well as co-star January Jones, who wore a fiery strapless dress by Prabal Gurung.

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