January Jones chose dress out of magazine

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The stars reveal the stories behind their Emmy night fashions.

January Jones
(in Versace Atlier): "I saw it in Italian Vogue. I just asked Donatella [Versace] if I could wear it for an evening. It's extremely glamorous. It's probably going to be in a museum tomorrow."
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Lea Michele (in Oscar de la Renta): "I knew I wanted to something in blue. So when Oscar [de la Renta] sent me this. It was like he was reading my mind. Its youthful, but I feel like I have 60's thing going on."

Claire Danes
(in Armani Prive): "I chose it because it's pretty. it's not as uncomfortable as it could be... as my grandmother would say, 'pride must suffer!' it's a party dress and we're gonna party!"

Julie Bowen (in J. Mendel): "I chose it because I don't have to suck my stomach in in it."

Jane Lynch (in Ali Rahimi): "Its Ali Rahimi. He picked it for me, I just wear whatever he picks!"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (in Narciso Rodriguez):  "I really liked it and I work with him a lot."

Kyra Sedgwick (in Monique Lhuillier): "It's comfortable!"

Compiled by Leslie Bruce, Lesley Goldberg, Lindsay Powers and Stacey Wilson