This 2018 SAG Awards Red Carpet Trend Had Stars Blushing

Celebs went nude in peach, pink and neutral dresses

By Diana Nguyen Jan 22, 2018 8:50 PMTags
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Move over, Ultra Violet. The Pantone Color of the Year should've been a blush pink. 

While the leading ladies of This Is Us opted for a vibrant cobalt blue for the 2018 SAG Awards, there were several stars who were draped in a hue on the neutral spectrum. It was a surprising trend, considering flesh tones can wash you out if not done perfectly. However, Hollywood's fashion elite not only served as inspiration but as a style guide to do the trend right. 

For instance, if you have fairer skin, like Saoirse Ronan, you may want to try a slightly more saturated pink. If your skin tone is darker, like The Leftovers actress Amanda Warren, you may want to take a twirl in peachy hues. If you think blush may be too subtle, take a page from Connie Britton's book, and opt for the hue in a more statement-making texture, like sequins. 

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Standout Style Moments at SAG Awards 2018

At the very least, these dress colors make really pretty makeup blush hues. So if you don't have anywhere to wear a couture gown to, you can still try wearing the trend in a relatable way. 

Dakota Fanning

Not only did The Alienist star wear a beautiful blush-pink custom Prada gown, but her fingernails matched! Celebrity manicurist Lisa Pena Wong created the look with a color called Grace ($10) by Zoya

Millie Bobby Brown

The Stranger Things star was adorable and age-appropriate in a sequined, light-pink Calvin Klein halter dress with two hair buns. The Converse were a youthful touch for the actress, who loves to dance. 

Madeline Brewer

The Orange Is the New Black star looked like a beautiful, '50s-inspired cake-topper in a nude Reem Acra dress with beading and pearls. 

Tanika Ray

The television personality's hot-pink pout was a nice contrast to her sheer, nude dress. 

Laura Linney

The Ozark actress opted for a pale-pink cape dress with metallic leafing. 

Saoirse Ronan

Wouldn't the Ladybird actress' Louis Vuitton dress make a beautiful makeup blush hue? It has an innocent but fresh vibe. 

Connie Britton

What country star doesn't love pink sequins? Connie's choice is a little muted in tone but definitely still a standout look. 

Amanda Warren

More peachy than pink, The Leftovers actress' one-shoulder dress perfectly complemented her skin tone. 

Marisa Tomei

Featuring a slight nude tinge, Marisa's dress may have looked a little too much if either white or a richer shade of pink. The hue is understated but sophisticated. 

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