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Emmys 2012: Worst dressed

With halter straps, cutouts and shimmery details, Sofia Vergara’s mermaid gown by Zuhair Murad had too much going on -- even though the teal color was spectacular. (Jordan Strauss / Invision / Associated Press)
Zooey Deschanel’s ice blue Reem Acra sweetheart gown looked to be in tatters. (Jay L. Clendenin, Los Angeles Times)
Hayden Panettiere’s Indian sari-inspired Marchesa gown overwhelmed the young star. (Jay L. Clendenin, Los Angeles Times)
Elisabeth Moss got lost in all the flowers and folds of her Mikado-style Dolce & Gabbana dress. (Robyn Beck / AFP/Getty Images)
Julianna Margulies’ green brocade Giambattista Valli gown seemed to be weighing her down. (Paul Buck / EPA)
Julianne Moore’s vivid yellow, long-sleeve, knitted cashmere top and silk ball skirt from Raf Simons’ first couture collection for Christian Dior shown in Paris in July was an insidery fashion choice to be sure, and a modern take on dressing up. But the color and silhouette didn’t particularly flatter her.  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Julianne Hough’s Georges Hobeika Couture gown was dizzying, with beading, distracting folds at the top of the bodice and a feathery hem. Her strange hairstyle didn’t help. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)