SAG Awards red carpet fashion moments of the early 2000s

SAG Awards red carpet fashion

The SAG Awards are a big deal in showbiz, happening this year for the 30th time on Feb 24, just before the Oscars. Since they started in 1994, there have been epic moments like cool speeches and awesome outfits. Even after the SAG-AFTRA strike, this year promises to be great!

Before the big day, let’s remember some fun stuff from past shows. There were reunions, amazing outfits, and lots of excitement. Thinking back to early 2000s fashion, who could forget Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears in matching denim at the 2001 American Music Awards? Or Jennifer Lopez’s stunning Versace outfit at the 42nd Grammy Awards?

Sure, some looks might make us cringe now, but there were definitely standout red carpet moments that defined the era. The SAG Awards red carpet has always been a place for Hollywood’s stars to shine with their glamour and style, creating unforgettable fashion moments.

Catherine Zeta-Jones (2004)

At the 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Catherine Zeta-Jones turned heads in a breathtaking gold gown designed by Elie Saab. The gown had a striking thigh-high slit and she paired it perfectly with accessories – heels, clutch, and jewelry – all in the same captivating gold hue.

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s Viral Embrace (2022)

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s undeniable chemistry in “A Star is Born” sparked rumors of a possible fling on set back in 2018. Four years later, their reunion at the 2022 SAG Awards did little to quell the speculation. A brief embrace between the two reignited all the affair rumors, causing quite a stir among fans and media alike.

Jennifer Garner (2004)

Many people consider the red backless gown worn by Jennifer Garner as something that “completely defined the 2000s,” as reported by Bustle. This gown, made of smooth, silky fabric, was not only a standout at several SAG Awards. But also made appearances at numerous other events throughout the decade.

Nicole Kidman Claps Back at Ageism (2018)

After Nicole Kidman won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie for “Big Little Lies,” she addressed the issue of ageism in Hollywood during her speech. Kidman boldly stated, “How wonderful it is that our careers today can go beyond 40 years old,” challenging the industry’s biases against older actresses.

Sarah Jessica Parker (2000)

In 2000, Sarah Jessica Parker made a fashion statement at the SAG Awards that’s worth remembering. Nominated for her role in “bold and the City,” she appeared in a stunning off-the-shoulder gray pinstripe suit by Vivienne Westwood. This unconventional outfit exuded sophistication, perfectly matching her noteworthy presence at the event.

Only Women Presenters (2018)

The 2018 SAG Awards made history with an all-female presenter lineup, as announced by The Hollywood Reporter. This groundbreaking decision marked a first in award show history and aligned with the focus on movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up, highlighting the importance of gender equality and empowerment in Hollywood.

Courteney Cox (2000)

Courteney Cox made a stunning appearance at the sixth annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Nominated for an ensemble award with her “Friends” castmates, she wore a sheer, glittering white slip-dress. Cox added a touch of enchantment to the event, exuding charm and glamour on the distinguished red carpet.

Kate Hudson & Goldie Hawn Presented (2018)

The sweet mother-daughter moment between Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson at the 2018 SAG Awards is one we still love. The duo presented together, sharing a heartwarming and memorable moment on stage.

Winona Ryder’s Expressions (2017)

You might remember Winona Ryder’s funny faces at the 2017 SAG Awards when “Stranger Things” won. Memes were everywhere, and people wondered why she reacted so much. It was a moment that got a lot of attention and stayed popular even after the show.

Simon Helberg & Jocelyn Towne Took a Stand (2017)

Simon Helberg and his wife Jocelyn Towne made a powerful statement in response to former US President Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban. Helberg held a sign that said “Refugees Welcome” while Towne had the words “Let Them In” written on her chest. Their message was clear and impactful, showing their support for refugees and opposition to the ban.

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