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Red Carpet: SAG Awards 2015 – Best Dressed

So this award season hasn’t really blown me away, the Golden Globes and the Critics’ Choice Awards were OK, there were a few standout looks but nothing to be honest that you would remember for years to come, and it seems the SAG Awards held the same fate, the red carpet was filled with “nice” gowns. But for me nice doesn’t really have a place on the red carpet, I want to see drama, high fashion risks and creative designs. The only thing I can hope for is that all the major fashion houses are holding back on their gorgeous gowns for the Oscars next month, otherwise this could be one of the most disappointing award seasons on record.

OK, so I am being a little over dramatic, I just love the award season red carpet so much, it rivals Cannes for exquisite gowns and I love it when my favourite actresses really bring it. Normally I am a huge fan of the SAG Awards red carpet, mainly because the big stars seem more relaxed and happy to be there, but I felt last night the award show was missing some big A-list names that always kill it in the fashion stakes such as Diane Kruger, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Lawrence, Emily Blunt and Jennifer Lopez.

Saying all that I did love some looks, namely Emma Stone, Julianne Moore and Reese Witherspoon, who actually made the Golden Globes red carpet as well, there were also some great choices by Downton Abbey girls Joanne Froggatt and Laura Carmichael, as well as some stunning Donna Karen Atelier gowns worn by Camila Alves and Sofia Vergara, plus some improved outings from Kaley Cuoco, Keira Knightley and Felicity Jones, all of which grace my red carpet Pinterest board, but I have to confess I was still a little underwhelmed by Jennifer Aniston’s vintage Galliano gown, which no doubt everyone else is raving about, for me is was a little too much boob, but I do think her body is looking better than ever.

So here you have it my five best dressed ladies from the 2015 SAG Awards:

Emma Stone in Christian Dior Couture

I am really enjoying seeing Emma Stone have a lot of fun on the red carpet and I love how she really brings a menswear-inspired edge to proceedings. I loved her Golden Globes Lanvin look but this Dior Couture tuxedo-style dress with a sheer skirt and sweeping train really makes that outfit look boring. I love that she went for drama, sex appeal and fun in her look and as always she is the coolest girl in town. I really think that her partnership with stylist Petra Flannery is on fire and I have high expectations for the Oscars.

Julianne Moore in Givenchy Couture

I am loving Julianne Moore’s love affair with Givenchy, they really do seem like a team made for one another, and this is another gorgeous gown. OK, so this isn’t the most original look, a redhead wearing green, or Julianne wearing sequins or a column gown, but saying all that I still love its drama and the fact it made a statement on last night’s SAG Awards red carpet when most did not.

I know some people on Twitter were saying that they wish she had done something more with her hair but I love that she has this minimalistic vibe when it comes to her hair and make-up, plus I adore those purple stone earrings she is wearing.

Reese Witherspoon in custom Giorgio Armani 

There is something about Reese Witherspoon on the red carpet, she doesn’t always go for the edgiest of designs or even the raciest, but she always looks incredible, and I love this white custom Giorgio Armani gown. White for me on the red carpet can sometimes seem too bridal or not very flattering but there is something so elegant about this one-shoulder design with its matte sequin detailing along the neckline and shoulder that makes it beautiful.

Add to that her flawless body, stunning hair and make-up, I am a huge fan of a ponytail done right on the red carpet, and all those sparkling Harry Winston jewels and it really does make for a gorgeous look and did you see the back – that scoop is pure perfection.

Camila Alves in Donna Karen Atelier

Donna Karen really had a great SAG Awards with Emilia Clarke, Sofia Vergara and Camila Alves all looking absolutely stunning, and I am sure for most Sofia will get the best dressed nod because she wasn’t wearing a stiff-looking mermaid-style gown, but for me Camila Alves looked a knockout in this strapless aubergine gown that was tailored to perfection to show off her incredible body.

If this gown had been in black, like a lot of looks were last night, I would have been bored – it is the colour of this dress, as well as her beauty that really makes this a standout look of the night for me.

Laura Carmichael in Vionnett

For my fifth and final best dressed star it was a hard choice between Downton Abbey stars Laura Carmichael and Joanne Froggatt, who did look radiant in Honor, but I think Laura’s subtle sexy and daring choice in Vionnett with its sheer and patterned skirt deserved the space that little bit more.

What I love about this look is how different and modern this look is, she took a risk and it paid off, and I am so pleased that she resisted the temptation to over style it as the dress really does speak for itself. I am sure this look will split opinions but I love it.

For more red carpet looks head on over to my Pinterest Board or Facebook page.

So who made your SAG Awards best dressed list? Leave me a comment below or tweet me your favourites.

SAG Awards: Sofia Vergara In Donna Karan Atelier

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Who: Sofia Vergara

Where: At the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles

Wearing: A white gold liquid lame Donna Karan Atelier gown featuring one-shoulder detailing and a loosely draped skirt with slit, teamed with white Charlotte Olympia heels and Neil Lane jewels

Verdict: Combine Sofia’s va-va-voom with the incredible craftsmanship of Donna Karan and you get a subtle-yet-sexy gown that still shows off the Modern Family’s star’s curves and sex appeal, while being glamorous.

I love the bodice to this dress with the asymmetrical one-shoulder as well as the draping around the bust – it just has a modern feel to it with the shimmery fabric.

What do you think of Sofia’s gown? Are you pleased she stepped away from the mermaid silhouette?

[Pic: courtesy of Donna Karan]

Primetime Emmy Awards: Sofia Vergara In Zuhair Murad

Who: Sofia Vergara 

Where: At the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles

Wearing: A teal-green sequinned Zuhair Murad gown featuring a halter neckline to the front, an open back, with a mermaid silhouette from the Resort 2012 collection, teamed with Neil Lane jewellery

Verdict: Sofia is known for her body-hugging gowns and even though this look is a little predictable from her, I also love that she knows what works for her body.

This is one sexy gown, I love the open back, the jewel tone looks stunning against her skin tone and tumbling locks, and Sofia is always the one to bring the bling to the red carpet and Neil Lane decked her out beautifully.

What do you think? Do you love this sexy gown on Sofia?

[Pic: facebook.com/zuhairmuradpage]

SAG Awards: Sofia Vergara Sexy In Marchesa

Who: Sofia Vergara

Where: At the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California

Wearing: A strapless raspberry silk satin crepe tailored Marchesa gown with fan detailing to the bodice and a fishtail hem, teamed with Lorraine Schwartz jewels

Verdict: Granted not a surprising choice from Sofia, it is strapless, fitted and with a fishtail train, and teamed with lots of bling – but hey it is still a gorgeous look. I love the colour, I love that she totally knows her body shape, and most of all I love her red carpet attitude – always sexy and she really works her curves.

I am not sure which I prefer this colourful Marchesa or her Vera Wang that she wore to the Golden Globes.

[Pic: SAG Awards - Kevin Mazur/WireImage]