Hayden Panettiere was the first person to showcase a Spring 2013 runway look on the red carpet at the 2012 Emmy Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday evening.

The petite blonde went with red-carpet favourite Marchesa for the occasion.

Giving us our first red-carpet peek at the designer’s Spring 2013 Bollywood-themed collection, Hayden looked lovely in a gold-embroidered gown with blue tulle overlay.

A voluminous topknot, unfortunately, adds a bit of unnecessary fuss to the look.

A sleek ‘do would have been much preferred.

A gold Judith Leiber clutch completed her look.

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