Julianne Hough gave Life & Style the inside scoop on her dress for the upcoming 2012 Emmy Awards - and says it's a departure from her normal style!"It's something that is daring and very different from what people have seen me in. We'll see if I can pull it off!" she told Life & Style at the Elle & Sundance Channel's "All on the Line with Joe Zee" celebration presented by Henri Bendel on Sept. 19.The dancer and actress, 24, explains to Life & Style that she worked with stylist Anita Patrickson to pick the dress. "It's a couture dress. I've never worn couture in my life, and I'm very excited!"And, of course, her boyfriend's approval was key. "Ryan likes it," Julianne added with a smile about her boyfriend, Ryan Seacrest. But fashion aside, she's hoping to bring her man some luck during the Emmys. The American Idol and radio host, who has been dating Julianne since 2010, is nominated for Outstanding Host.Julianne, who will attend the Emmys with Ryan's family, says, "I hope that he knows that we love him. He's our favorite host."