2019 SAG Awards: Showstoppers and jaw-droppers
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Best and worst looks from the SAG Awards

From left: Ellen Wong of “GLOW”; pop star and “A Star Is Born” actress Lady Gaga; and British singer and “GLOW” star Kate Nash.

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From left: Gayle Rankin of the Netflix series “GLOW”; “This Is Us” actress Faithe Herman; and Rachel Bloom, co-creator and star of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”

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At the SAG Awards, Lady Gaga, fresh from her weekend Las Vegas residency (where she sang “Shallow” with “A Star Is Born” co-star Bradley Cooper), evoked a modern-day showgirl in a stunning high-slit Dior Haute Couture gown with shredded tulle detailing.

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Laverne Cox served up a divine (and bejeweled) back thanks to this reddish gown (with a short train) by Zac Posen at the 25th SAG Awards. The look made our showstoppers list because of its smart design and fresh vibe.

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“Will & Grace” star Megan Mullally, host of the 25th SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, had a standout sartorial moment with her black-and-gold Alexander McQueen gown, which she told “ET” she bought online.

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“Mary Poppins Returns” star Emily Blunt delivered a mega-sized take on popping her collar by wearing a custom peony crystal-embroidered ruffle gown from Michael Kors Collection to the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Darren Criss, star of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” stood out on the 25th SAG Awards’ silver carpet in his custom Emporio Armani navy blue and silver one-button notch lapel evening jacket, midnight-blue trousers, white evening shirt and bow tie.

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Gemma Chan stayed on top of one of the top trends of the SAG Awards — that would be the ruffles trend — by wearing this modern and sophisticated soft pink, high-low Oscar De La Renta gown with a dramatic lower half that appeared to be covered in what resembled feathers.

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By wearing this voluminous ombre gown, DJ “Shangela” Pierce is fierce in a multitude of favorite trends from the 2019 SAG Awards. This look puts her squarely in our showstopper category.

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Julia Garner looks as delicious as a Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie in this sophisticated mint-green Zac Posen gown at the 25th SAG Awards. The off-the-shoulder dress with its short train is absolutely on our showstopper list.

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Angela Bassett graces us with some show-stopping royal fashion with her fringed Georges Chakra Couture gown, Tadashi Shoji bag, Casadei shoes and Kimberly McDonald jewels at the 25th SAG Awards in Los Angeles.

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Rachel Weisz appeared to celebrate the SAG Awards’ 25th anniversary and its silver carpet at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles with her stunning Givenchy look by Clare Waight Keller: a symmetrical cape in black silk velvet and a skirt in silver dévoré velvet (it’s embroidered with gradations of crystals and waxed, silver-tinted ostrich feathers) with a silver metal belt and black leather platform shoes.

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“GLOW’s” Ellen Wong wore a showstopper in this stunning black-to-silver ombre gown at the 25th SAG Awards. What a standout on the SAG Awards’ silver carpet.

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Patricia Clarkson made our list of showstoppers for the 25th SAG Awards by wearing a cream-colored chiffon gown (featuring a bust showered with intricate embroidery as well as embroidered floor-length sleeves) from Zuhair Murad’s fall 2018 couture collection. The gown looked fit for a Hollywood queen.

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“Grown-ish” star Yara Shahidi was a definite showstopper at the SAG Awards. She brought style to the carpet with her Fendi Couture tulle plissé dress embellished with beads and spiral sequins embroidery.

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Henry Golding from “Crazy Rich Asians” pulled out all the fashionable stops with his head-to-toe look by Tom Ford: a sophisticated gold jacquard cocktail jacket, a pique plastron evening shirt, mother-of-pearl with yellow-gold stud-and-cufflink set, a light pink silk scarf, evening pants and black patent lace-up shoes.

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Sandra Oh brought glamour (and Sunday’s one-shoulder trend) to the SAG Awards in a show-stopping embellished crepe gown from the autumn/winter 2018 collection of British designer Jenny Packham.

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Faithe Herman from “This Is Us” and the upcoming “Shazam!” film combined two trends we’ve seen this awards season -- the bow and the train -- into one adorable look at the 25th SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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Anthony Ramos from “A Star Is Born” hit the sartorial sweet spot with his velvet bow tie and custom eye-popping David Hart suit, making him one of our showstoppers at the 25th SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. We appreciate his modern twist on a traditional red-carpet look.

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Gayle Rankin of “GLOW” opted for one of the big SAG Awards fashion trends: the bow. Her bow was actually an embellished detail on the front of her red gown. Rankin’s showstopper rocking-horse clutch also caught our attention.

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One of the first on the carpet at the 25th SAG Awards was Harry Shum Jr. from “Crazy Rich Asians,” wearing a brown shawl-collar Armani tuxedo and a cream-colored bespoke shirt by Anto Beverly Hills.

[For The Record, 6 p.m. Jan. 27: A previous version of this caption referred to the actor Henry Shum Jr. His first name is Harry.]

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Sophia Bush whispers “nightgown” to the crowd with her Monique Lhuillier nightie-influenced dress with a sheer cape and overlay at the 25th SAG Awards in L.A.

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Usually a red-carpet-fashion favorite, Lupita Nyong’o gave us pause at the SAG Awards by wearing this confusing Vera Wang gown that said one thing on top and another on the bottom.

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Michael B. Jordan’s look was reminiscent of an earlier awards-show look. For the SAG Awards, the “Black Panther” star wore this befuddling colorful harness from Louis Vuitton men’s creative director Virgil Abloh. (Timothée Chalamet wore a dark-colored version of the Vuitton harness to the Golden Globes earlier this month.)

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Kate Nash gave us bright pink for days in a hyper-detailed gown, which included an embellished, interlocking heart detail, at the 25th SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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Comedian and actress Luenell has officially left us speechless in her multi-colored, all-over-print textured look at the 25th SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Her look was perfect for a trip to Hawaii, not a red-carpet affair.

 

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Rachel Bloom from “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is also on trend with a muted, neutral fabric at Sunday’s 25th SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, the look makes our jaw-droppers list because the gown isn’t quite as captivating as Blum’s sense of humor or singing chops.

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