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SAG Awards Trend Roundup — Sexy Slits, Rainbow Bright Hues, Chic Whites, and More

Jan 30 2012 - 9:50am

The SAG Awards red carpet was more than just a star-studded frenzy. Its parade of covetable A-list gowns showed off the latest in overarching dress trends, all of which we're more than OK with. From not-so-subtle slits to daring cutouts and sexy open-back details, actresses veered away from revealing necklines in favor of more surprising skin reveals. But that's not all, we also spotted rich, prismatic hues going into a three-way battle with chic evening whites and sleek silvers and grays. It's up to you to decide whether you're more of a fan of Jessica Chastain in a gorgeous blue Calvin Klein [1] column dress, Viola Davis in a stunning white embellished Marchesa [2] creation loyalist, or Lea Michele [3] in a sexy silver Versace [4] number. Curious to see what other glammed up trends these megawatt stars were sporting at the SAG Awards? Just keep clicking.

SAG Awards Trend Report: Chic Whites

Chic Whites

Celebrities dared to don their chicest Winter whites on the red carpet. From a metallic white gown to a strapless chiffon confection, there's more than one way to rock a white ensemble fashionably.

Chic Whites

Viola Davis stunned in a white Marchesa [5] gown, complete with gold embellishments on the bodice.

Chic Whites

Rose Byrne took a fashion risk with this sparkly Elie Saab [6] jumpsuit.

Chic Whites

Zoe Saldana [7] mixed her metallics with her whites — and the result is shimmery chic white perfection.

Chic Whites

Tilda Swinton channeled Ava Gardner in this elegant white floor-length frock by Lanvin [8].

Chic Whites

Kelly Osbourne chose a white Badgley Mischka [9] gown with quirky detailed sleeves for the red carpet.

SAG Awards Trend Report: Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

From thigh-high slits to skin-baring cutouts, there was no shortage of sultry style at the SAG Awards. A-listers swapped lower necklines for more unexpected skin-revealing accents. They amped up the sex appeal by showing a little leg and turned up the statement power with cutout accents.

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Jayma Mays's sparkly Reem Acra gown revealed a hint of skin via a lacy cutout in back.

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Ahna O'Reilly's sleek Nha Khanh gown showcased some skin via sexy side cutouts and an open back.

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Emily Blunt [10] showed off a sultry leg slit in her emerald-green Oscar de la Renta [11] gown.

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Amber Heard opted for a sexy, futuristic cutout gown by Zac Posen [12].

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

There was no shortage on sex appeal from Lea Michele [13] and her slit Versace [14] gown.

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Jenna Ushkowitz channeled a breezy California-girl vibe, complete with a hint of skin in a pretty Rebecca Minkoff [15] gown.

Sexy Slits and Cutouts

Kyra Sedgwick worked a sexy angle in cutout Emilio Pucci [16].

SAG Awards Trend Report: Prismatic Gowns

Prismatic Gowns

A colorful, rainbow-inspired palette was no stranger to the SAG Awards red carpet, and Hollywood's A-list starlets opted for a bevy of the most vibrant, striking kind. Just look to Emily Blunt [17]'s diaphanous green Oscar de la Renta [18] creation or Jessica Chastain's cool azure Calvin Klein [19] column dress for proof that no color was too bold or too bright.

Prismatic Gowns

Jessica Chastain showed off her love of bold blues with this Calvin Klein [20] column dress. The rich azure color enhances her flawless skin and Old Hollywood curls.

Prismatic Gowns

Michelle Williams [21] looked beautiful in a red Valentino [22] number. Her sweet lace sleeves and asymmetrical hem gave the color its dimension and dynamic.

Prismatic Gowns

Sofia Vergara knows how to vamp it up always, and tonight's SAG Awards was no exception. Her strapless corseted Marchesa [23] gown was a berry pink hue and showed off her perfect vacation tan.

Prismatic Gowns

Regina King chose a ruffled lilac Alberta Ferretti [24] fit-and-flair gown for the night's festivities.

Prismatic Gowns

Dianna Agron [25] went soft and feminine with a ruffle-front fuchsia pink Carolina Herrera [26] gown.

Prismatic Gowns

Diane Lane [27] donned a Grecian-inspired David Meister [28] gown in a gorgeous satin shade of Mediterranean blue.

Prismatic Gowns

Emily Blunt [29] made us green with envy in a verdant one-shouldered Oscar de la Renta [30] creation.

Prismatic Gowns

Kyra Sedgwick wowed in a multi-cutout Pucci [31] gown in a shade of red that was both striking and sexy.

Prismatic Gowns

Ahna O'Reilly wore a form-fitting red Nha Khanh gown worthy of the red carpet's crimson color.

SAG Awards Trend Report: Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

We spotted the ladies of Hollywood donning gorgeous gray and silver-hued gowns. Far from boring, these creations, worn by the likes of Glee beauties Naya Rivera and Lea Michele [32], took the spotlight on the red carpet portraying utmost sophistication and sass.

Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

Naya Rivera wore a sleek and simple silver beaded Naeem Khan [33] gown on the SAGs red carpet.

Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

The Help's Octavia Spencer wore a silver Tadashi Shoji with an intricate floral-appliqué top and floaty wrap skirt.

Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

Modern Family's Sarah Hyland looked gorgeous tonight in a dove gray Temperley dress paired with Casadei [34] shoes.

Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

Zoe Saldana [35] shimmered in a white Givenchy [36] Haute Couture dress, embellished with silver crystals and studs.

Standout Gray and Silver Gowns

Lea Michele [37] opted for a super-sexy gray corseted Versace [38].


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