It’s raining frocks! Inside the 2017 AACTA Awards red carpet

All the best looks from The 7th AACTA Awards.
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Dubbed Australia’s version of The Academy Awards, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTAs) celebrate the best in Aussie TV and film.

Despite the ominous Sydney sky, stars like Erin Holland, Ksenija Lukich and Edwina Bartholomew lit up the red carpet in their dazzling dresses at The Star on Wednesday afternoon.

All eyes were on The Bachelorette Australia‘s Sophie Monk, who walked the red carpet in an edgy corset top with a tulle skirt sans her boyfriend Stu Laundy.

Stephen Curry, Ewen Leslie, Sunny Pawar and Osamah Sami will battle it out in the Best Lead Actor category, while Emma Booth, Teresa Palmer, Helana Sawires and Sara West are up for the Best Lead Actress gong.

On the small screen, Australian Survivor, Little Big Shots, MasterChef Australia and My Kitchen Rules have been nominated for Best Reality Series.

In the coveted Best Drama Series Cleverman, Glitch, Janet King – Playing Advantage, Top of the Lake: China Girl, and Wentworth have all scored a nod.

Scroll through to check out all the best moments from the red carpet!

We love a red carpet bump-in! Rarriwuy Hick, Jada Alberts, Rob Collins, Hunter Page-Lochard, Tasma Walton and Rove McManus strike a pose.

Sophie Monk is in the house!

The Bachelorette beauty walked the red carpet sans Stu Laundy and onlookers tell us the 37-year-old spoke to one media outlet before changing her mind and heading inside to avoid the rest of the press pack.

The Love Island host shut down the red carpet in a black bodice top and a lace skirt with a thigh-high split.

“I’m going to trip over for sure,” Soph joked before arriving.

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Sophie Monk’s AACTAs dress

It’s Sophie’s world, we’re just living in it.

Bronzed babe: Soph has never shied away from the fake tan and it was no exception for the AACTAs.

Home and Away‘s Penny McNamee rocks this mint-green off-the-shoulder dress. Side note: How do we get hair as perfect as that?

While her sister Jessica McNamee shines bright in a metallic number.

Rove and wife Tasma Walton win the AACTA for cutest couple!

Followed closely by Please Like Me star Debra Lawrance and her hubby Dennis Coard.

Wentworth’s Danielle Cormack packs a punch in this burgundy frock.

800 Words star Melina Vidler knows how to make an entrance! How incredible is is this sparkling gold BronxandBanco dress?

The Block beauty Shaynna Blaze is winning major style points in this figure-hugging, strapless navy creation.

Best Lead Actor nominee Sean Keenan kept it classic in a blazer and trousers combo.

Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew stuns in this blood-orange silk dress by Bianca Spender.

Presenter and former Miss World Australia star Erin Holland oozes elegance in this custom-made BronxandBanco red gown.

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Shaynna Blaze on the AACTAs red carpet

The 28-year-old finished off her look with a chic up do and sparkling diamond earrings.

E! host Ksenija Lukich got the red memo!

It’s not raining on Ksenija’s parade! The 27-year-old made sure she had her best accessory on hand – a brolly!

Actress Alison McGirr is owning this emerald-green gown!

The slinky material is just stunning.

E Street star Melissa Tkautz.

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