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Christina Hendricks worked her curves at the last two Emmy Awards. Photos: Frank Micelotta, Getty Images | Mathew Imaging, WireImage

Let's get real here. We don't watch the Emmy Awards so we can groan at the presenters' scripted banter or contemplate the popularity of "Two and a Half Men." It's the dresses, stupid!

And since we've still got time before our favorite small-screen sirens hit the red carpet on Aug. 29, we've decided to whip out our crystal ball and handicap what we suspect they'll wear.

Only they and their stylists know for sure what's coming out of the closet on the big night, but it doesn't hurt to do a little detective work.

Judging by "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks's previous Emmy gowns, we can expect plenty of curves and an intense hue. In 2008, she flaunted her highly praised curvaceous figure in a plunging emerald green Tadashi Shoji, while 2009 saw her in a fitted midnight blue L'Wren Scott (who also designed her blue Met ball gown).

A safe bet is that the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama nominee will turn up in a creation from "Project Runway" winner Christian Siriano, who designed her peach organza Golden Globes frock and the ruffled black gown she wore to last week's Creative Arts Emmys.

But given the fact that she just wore Siriano and might be wary of wearing a Scott gown at back-to-back Emmy ceremonies, we suspect Hendricks might pull out a surprise showstopper, similar to the red one-shoulder Carolina Herrera gown she wore to this year's SAG Awards.

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Eva Longoria Parker makes a long story short... and shorter at the Emmy Awards. Photos: Kevin Winter, Getty Images | Steve Granitz, WireImage | Jeff Vespa, WireImage | Mathew Imaging, WireImage

Scheduled presenter Eva Longoria Parker typically opts for ultra-feminine Emmy gowns with sequin detailing and a shorter cocktail length. In the past she's rocked a coral Angel Sanchez column dress with a jeweled neckline (2005), a white strapless Jason Wu frock (2006), a pink-gold sequin Kaufman Franco cocktail dress (2007), and a sequined bow-adorned dress from Marchesa (2008). Our money's on yet another girly pastel cocktail gown -- that's how she rolls.

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Kyra Sedgwick opts for feminine frocks for the Emmys. Gregg DeGuire, WireImage | Kevin Winter, Getty Images | Steve Granitz, WireImage | Jeff Vespa, WireImage

Nominated for "The Closer," Kyra Sedgwick has a habit of selecting neutral gowns paired with Old Hollywood waves, and we expect more of the same. Another sure bet: a creation from L'Wren Scott, who the actress wore in 2008 (in a white sequin-detailed sheath) and 2009 (in a dusty rose gown with floral embellishments). In 2005 she donned a simple nude cocktail dress, while 2006 saw her in a more dramatic, ruffled dove-gray gown from Giorgio Armani Privé. Fingers crossed she experiments with a little more color this year.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is quite adventurous on the red carpet. Photos: Ron Galella, WireImage (2) | Mirek Towski, FilmMagic | Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagic

While "Elaine" chic is all the rage right now, expect Julia Louis-Dreyfus -- nominated for "The New Adventures of Old Christine" -- to don something more glam. Though she hit some style speed bumps with 1996's lime green Armani and this sugary-sweet pink creation from 1998, she's come into her own with 2006's white and black Narciso Rodriguez (a favorite of hers and ours) and last year's teal Vera Wang. We expect she'll wow the crowds in a form-fitting but tasteful Rodriguez gown.

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Tina Fey keeps things consistent in dark-colored dresses. Photos: Dan MacMedan, WireImage | Albert L. Ortega , WireImage | Dan MacMedan, WireImage | Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

When it comes to the Emmy Awards, "30 Rock" nominee Tina Fey rarely leaves the safety of an LBD, and when she does, it's usually for an equally deep hue. Take 2006's dark green Valentino, 2007's plunging Carolina Herrera, 2008's sexy strapless David Meister, and 2009's slinky black Gucci. We'd love to see her sizzle in a devastating red gown, but chances are she'll be wearing something dark, with a bit of cleavage.

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