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Emmys 2013 isn't over just yet—we still have Fashion Police to get through. The Joan-Rivers-led postmortem airs on E! tonight—Zosia Mamet, run for cover, Girl—but why wait till 8 p.m. to hash it all out? Here, Chicago's own style experts weigh in on last night's dresses, tresses, and makeup choices. Our panel includes fashion stylist Suzanne Kopulos of Garmental; beauty pro Jenny Patinkin of Dollface Beauty School; and Tony Odisho of Exsalonce Salon and Day Spa, who produces his own line of extensions. Here are their red-carpet picks and misses.

Suzanne's Top Fashion Picks:

"Sarah Hyland of Modern Family looked gorgeous in an emerald green Carolina Herrera gown. I loved the romantic-and-sophisticated combination of the lace and plunging neckline."

"Claire Danes in Armani Prive. Everyone was a-Twitter over her faux bob, which played perfectly with her full-on sparkle and pailette gown."

"Christina Hendricks in Christian Siriano. I may be slightly biased having just styled her for a Chicago event, but she sure knows how to work an hourglass figure! The delicate lace plunging neckline, coupled with a light lace peplum waist was finished off to perfection with emerald green jewelry that was simply divine."

"Emilia Clarke in Donna Karan Atelier was all about the glamor. I love the mix of delicate cut-out leaf motif paired with a polished silver metal belt. It reads delicate with a touch of edge."

Jenny's Top Makeup Picks:

"I loved Elizabeth Moss's tomato-color lipstick and burned-coral color blush, which she wore high up on her cheeks to mimic an almost sunburned flush. The bold-orange tone of her lip color really popped against her new platinum hair color and complimented her sexy-but-sporty look."

"Heidi Klum's simple, understated makeup was a nice departure from the edgy, sparkly looks she often chooses for red carpet. This look was radiant but subtle, and I especially appreciate how well balanced her features were. Nothing in particular was fighting for attention and everything looked beautiful against her signature bronzed complexion."

"I love that Kate Mara's makeup was dramatic and glamorous without resorting to dark or hard lines. The metallic texture of her bronze shadow really set off her eyes without the need for too much dark eyeliner or mascara, and her soft nude lips and subtle cheek color were like really good backup singers who enhance without distracting."

Tony's Top Hair Picks—and One Miss:

"At first I was impressed with how everyone looked! I knew I needed to find the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to hair extensions, but I was afraid I wouldn't be able to pick the worst...and then I see Anna Faris. She's definitely channeling Lindsey Lohan circa 2012, and not in a good way. Too blonde, too heavy of a bang, and just way, way too much hair. I get what she's going for, but the combination of all the above makes it appear as if she's wearing a cheap wig. Her hair color was way too much with her bright yellow gown. Sorry girl, this is the Emmy worst for me. The celeb I'd most want to make over was Anna Faris—no question. I'd like to add dimension to her hair color so it doesn't look 'box blonde-ish.' I'd add major layers to the interior and side sweep her bangs so the overall look isn't so heavy."

"Now, let's talk about who rocked extensions the right way! When someone is wearing extensions the right way, no one should be able to notice. Nashville's Connie Britton looked super chic and sophisticated. Her hair looked full and sultry with retro-style side-swept waves. She kept her hair clean and classic which enhanced that amazing Naeem Khan gown."

"Sofia Vergara is already such a bombshell that she doesn't need to take her hair over the top. Extensions were probably added just to create more fullness to her already long hair. I loved the sleek middle part and how her hair was kept behind her to show off her décolletage and not distract from the gorgeous neckline of her Vera Wang gown."

"My second best goes to Girls star Allison Williams. She's got the all-American 'girl next door' look down. She had just the right amount of hair and it was styled perfectly with a middle part and swept away from her face. I also like the softness at the ends. When done wrong, extensions can have either a too-blunt or too-piecey appearance at the ends of the hair, which is a dead giveaway for hair extensions. Hers had just the right amount of texture to create a super natural and undetectable look."

"My best-of-the-best, though, has to go to January Jones. That kind of volume and staying power does not come without the help of a little 'enhancement,' but I'm definitely not hating! Extensions aren't always about long hair, and this is a perfect example of that. Her above-the-shoulder deep waved bob was pure glamour. Her color is right on point and she looks like a movie star without being overdone."
· Garmental [Official Site]
· Dollface Beauty School [Official Site]
· Tony Odisho Extensions [Official Site]

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