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This Is What The Emmy Awards Looked Like 20 Years Ago

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

Brandy

Mary Tyler Moore

Matthew Modine

Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek

Sigourney Weaver

Joan and Melissa Rivers

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown

Andrea Thompson

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Lisa Nicole Carson

Roma Downey

Angelina Jolie

Ashley Lyn Cafagna

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor

Lisa Kudrow and husband Michel Stern

Giselle Fernandez

Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche

Wendy Neuss and Patrick Stewart

Helen Hunt

Katherine LaNasa and French Stewart

Kristen Johnston and Lara Flynn Boyle

Jane Seymour

Gloria Reuben

Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Tea Leoni and David Duchovny

Calista Flockhart

James Wilder and Kirstie Alley

Christine Baranski

Helena Bonham Carter and Sam Neill

Gillian Anderson

Halle Berry

Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley

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