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
Mary Tyler Moore
Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek
Joan and Melissa Rivers
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Lisa Nicole Carson
Ashley Lyn Cafagna
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor
Lisa Kudrow and husband Michel Stern
Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche
Wendy Neuss and Patrick Stewart
Katherine LaNasa and French Stewart
Kristen Johnston and Lara Flynn Boyle
Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch
Tea Leoni and David Duchovny
James Wilder and Kirstie Alley
Helena Bonham Carter and Sam Neill
Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley
Jamie Lee Curtis
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.