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List Rules Vote up the looks that, while admirable for their ambition, were just too risky to have ever worked.

The Emmys are one of the few high-profile awards shows that solely focus on television, and with so many series on the air, there are a lot of people making their way down the red carpet. As you’ll soon find out, the worst Emmys looks 2017 had to offer have very little to do with how good the offending celebrity is on their respective show.

However, the worst dresses on the Emmys red carpet have a few things in common: most of them are see-through or make the person wearing them look like a Disney villain. The worst dressed celebrities at the 2017 Emmys come in all shapes and sizes, but even though they have questionable taste, they still give their blood sweat and tears to entertain their fans.

To be included among the worst Emmys dresses of 2017 may not be a high honor, but it’s probably not as bad as having never won an Emmy – especially after spending years on the nomination's ballot. You can always wear a new outfit, but you can never forget the pain of being passed over for such a prestigious award.

Keep reading to check out this 2017 Emmys worst dressed list; maybe it’ll give you some ideas for what to wear, or what not to wear this Halloween.

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Reese Witherspoon


Reese Witherspoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Fashion Risks On The 2017 Emmys Red Carpet
Photo: CBSTV/Instagram

Is Reese Witherspoon wearing a giant suit coat?

In Stella McCartney.

Age: 41

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Credits: Walk the Line, Wild, Legally Blonde, This Means War

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Tracee Ellis Ross


Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Biggest Fashion Risks On The 2017 Emmys Red Carpet
Photo: traceeellisross/Instagram

If there was an abominable snow man, Chanel killed it and made a dress out of it.

In Chanel Haute Couture.

Age: 44

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Credits: Girlfriends, black-ish, Daddy's Little Girls, Labor Pains, Hanging Up, + more

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#46 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

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#35 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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Deon Cole


Deon Cole is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Biggest Fashion Risks On The 2017 Emmys Red Carpet
Photo: RealSparklePony/Twitter

Someone had to look like a member of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and Deon Cole took the hit.

In A Forest Of Plaid.

Age: 45

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Credits: Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Angie Tribeca, Laffapalooza! #5, The Evil One, + more

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Michelle Pfeiffer


Michelle Pfeiffer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Biggest Fashion Risks On The 2017 Emmys Red Carpet
Photo: marieclairebr/Instagram

This is a look that says, "Stop calling me Cat Woman."

In Oscar De La Renta.

Age: 58

Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States of America

Credits: Scarface, Batman Returns, Dark Shadows, What Lies Beneath

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#22 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#32 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#26 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#32 on The Best Female Celebrity Role Models

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