04 Mar

Viewers of the livestream of the 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards could be forgiven for having a hard time keeping up with the onslaught of outfits on the red carpet. Unlike the Oscars or the Golden Globes, it is an event in which actors nominate and celebrate one another.

So although the show wasn’t televised, the ceremony, which took place Sunday night at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Century City, Los Angeles, attracted many of the most established names in Hollywood as well as some of the most exciting breakthrough talent of the year: Cate Blanchett, Viola Davis, Michelle Williams, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Coolidge, Patricia Arquette, Sam Elliott, Brendan Fraser, Haley Lu Richardson, Austin Butler, Jenna Ortega, Stephanie Hsu, Will Sharpe, Mark Indelicato, Megan Stalter and Tyler James Williams are just a sample of who showed up.

A night with so much talent brought a veritable rainbow of gowns — and suits — in scorching reds, indelible greens, cheerful yellows and a smattering of every shade of pink. But plenty of staple black, white and silver made an appearance as well. It’s hard to go wrong with a well-cut, glittery gown. Below, some standouts.

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