Lizzo may have skipped the official pre-Emmys red carpet, but she still gave fans an all-angles look at her daring gown at the Sept. 12 ceremony. The “About Damn Time” singer wore a custom version of a red tulle ball gown from Giambattista Valli’s Spring 2022 couture collection, featuring a ruffled bodice, off-the-shoulder neckline, voluminous bell sleeves and high-rise skirt. bass cascading behind her.
Before presenting the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, she twerked onstage with help from host Kenan Thompson, who held back her long train as she broke off a move. Her reality show, “Lizzo’s Watch Out For the Big Grrrls,” also won the Outstanding Contest Series award, leading her to show off the sleek design again while giving an emotional acceptance speech.
With the help of her favorite stylist, Jason Rembert, Lizzo kept her jewelry minimal to let the dress dominate the spotlight, wearing just Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings. She finished the look with red and transparent strappy sandals, a matching manicure by a nail artist Eri Ishizuand a topknot bun by hairstylist Shelby Swain.
Lizzo was in fashionable company at the 2022 Emmys, where Zendaya wowed in a classic black Valentino gown, Quinta Brunson shone in a metallic brown dress and Julia Garner rocked a Gucci look with a midriff cutout. Elle Fanning, Ayo Edebiri, Kerry Washington and Lily James also served up standout looks.
Read ahead to see all of the photos from Lizzo’s Emmys outfit — and to watch her twerk masterfully with some help from Thompson.