Tracee Ellis Ross' Alexandre Vauthier Dress Makes Her Look Like a Queen

Tracee Ellis Ross stole the show in a gold ruffle Alexandre Vauthier dress to the 2020 Emmys.

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There's usually a lot of pressure on the Emmys, but this year it's a little more relaxed. That's because everyone, save for the few presenters who came on briefly, is tuning into the award show from home. Some celebrities slipped into their fashion pajamas while others dressed as if there was an actual red carpet to walk. Tracee Ellis Ross fell into the latter bucket. The actress wore a dramatic plunging neckline gold dress from Alexandre Vauthier with multiple tiers of ruffles and accessorized with Tiffany & Co. jewels and Jimmy Choo heels.

Instead of posing for the paparazzi, Ross smiled in personal photos she posted to her Instagram before showing up briefly to the award show. The actress did incorporate a makeshift red carpet as a prop though—brilliant—plus she wore a face mask in one of the shots alongside her dress.

Though Ross did not win Best Actress for a Comedy (that went to Catherine O'Hara of Schitt's Creek)she definitely made it on to our best dressed list at the Emmys tonight. Other stars who dressed up dressed up include ZendayaJennifer Aniston, and Reese Witherspoon. Meanwhile, Regina King made a powerful statement with her Breonna Taylor t-shirt.

Marina Liao
Fashion Editor

Marina Liao is the former fashion news editor at, where she covered celebrity style (from Meghan Markle to Katie Holmes), fashion trends, and shopping advice, plus conducted original interviews with industry insiders. She's also had many opportunities to write content in other areas such as beauty, food, tech, and even home. Her previous fashion stints include POPSUGAR and Cosmopolitan.