Naomi Watts in blue and black Burberry at the SAGs: lovely or too conservative?

My spidey sense was tingling last night when I saw Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber walking apart from each other into the SAGs. Star Magazine has been beating the breakup drum for these two after Naomi skipped the Globes, but they came together to the SAGs with a lot of assistant-type people judging from the brief footage I saw of them arriving. As Kaiser pointed out to me, there’s something off about their body language but I’m going to stick my fingers in my ears. Lalala nothing to see here, they came together. I didn’t see much of them during the ceremony either and one time when the camera panned to the Spotlight table, I saw Naomi but not Liev.

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

Liev’s film Spotlight won for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, and he took the stage with his co-stars. Mark Ruffalo accepted the award and brought awareness to the despicable coverup of the Catholic molestation scandal, as he said he would do at the Oscars in lieu of a boycott. (Spotlight shows the the true story of the Boston Globe journalists who uncovered the truth and publicized it.) I have my fingers crossed that Spotlight will win for best picture (I haven’t seen it yet but Kaiser and Hecate rave about it) although I think that may go to The Big Short, which was good but not incredible in my estimation. The Big Short is the kind of film the academy loves.

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

Oh in terms of Naomi’s Burberry gown I like how covered up she is, this gown is elegant but it also veers on being too busy with all the blue flowers over the black background. Naomi and Liev look a little tipsy in some of these photos. I don’t blame them, it must be tedious to go to these awards ceremonies.

Joanne Froggatt of Downton Abbey (which won for best Drama Ensemble) was also in Burberry. I do not like this dress at all. The deep v-neck doesn’t pair well with the sequins around the waist and trailing up the sides. There’s something very 80s about it.

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

This is how you do a deep v-neck, by letting it standalone. Lily Rabe is in Lela Rose and I normally do not like this canary yellow color on anyone, but somehow she’s pulling it off with her light coloring, understated eyemakeup and bright red lip. This was striking on the red carpet. Look at the subtle hemline, with a delicate floral pattern leading to a grey skirt. Incredible.

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

This is Lily with her boyfriend, Hamish Linklater. I know him from The Big Short but he looks so different with a beard.

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

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  1. Jane says:

    I LOVEEEE Lily’s earrings.

  2. CornyBlue says:

    I have seen Naomi Watts so many times but i literally cannot pick her out of a lineup. If you pointed at a blonde and said that is Naomi Watts i would be like yes must be.
    Dont like first two dresses but the last one is so amazing and the man is so hot too.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      Lol, I know what you mean about NW.

    • Betti says:

      I get you – Sienna Miller is like that, another blonde in a sea of blondes who all look the same. Naomi is a good actress and Mulholland Drive is my fave movie of hers.

      • LeAnn Stinks says:

        Guess I must be the exception, I love Naomi and think she is really pretty. That dress, however, I am not so sure about.

      • Sticks says:

        Brie Larson is like that for me. I do find both Naomi and Sienna distinctive tho. I usually love Naomi’s red carpet style. I like this, especially the colours but don’t love it.

      • JenniferJustice says:

        Love that movie too. She is underrated as far as her acting talent. I think she’s very pretty and I usually love her style. I don’t care for this dress, but her makeup and jewelry are gorgeous. I like her getting fierce in that first picture. It’s the other two ladies whose looks are forgettable but they’re not suppose to be any kind of bombshell.

    • MsGoblin says:

      Naomi’s skin is flawless…

  3. ichsi says:

    I really wanted to like Joanne’s dress but… it probably would work on a very tall dark-skinned woman? I don’t know, I love her but this look does her no favour at all. Also Naomi is scarily tiny.

  4. Sisi says:

    We’ve seen so many deep V-necks the past few awardshows, I’m kinda over the whole style. The look ends up always the same, Just 2 wide bands of fabric that meet up at the full skirt. Often in satin. There is nothing versatile about it, which means it only looks fresh for a very very short time.

  5. Carmen says:

    Lily Rabe looks the best of this group. Naomi Watts just looks meh and Froggatt’s dress doesn’t do anything for her.

  6. Jayna says:

    Naomi is so pretty.

    I love that yellow gown on that actress, and I love her hair color.

  7. poppy says:

    wow i thought NW was cameron diaz. is it the triple process hair and bad makeup? it seems there is a cadre of blondes that appear near identical in thumbnails – goop, reese, cameron, claire Danes, naomi, etc.
    thier “work” (hair and face) makes them all meld into one boring interchangeable blonde.
    the dress is nice tho.
    yellow dress is awesome but not on her.

    • Minxx says:

      Oh, please don’t compare Naomi to Reese, Goop or Claire Danes. They’re all blondes but Naomi’s face is so much prettier, more delicate and feminine.

      • Esmom says:

        I’m with you. In fact I was thinking that whatever’s going on with her and Liev is working for her because I have never seen her look as lovely as she has the last couple appearances.

  8. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    Wow, Burberry should stick to coats. The canary girl looks nice.

  9. kai says:

    I like Naomi’s dress. She must be so incredibly tiny in person.

    I hope they didn’t break up.

  10. Elisa the I. says:

    Naomi Watts looks really frail in these pics. I like her dress and make-up, though.

  11. Minxx says:

    Naomi looks very nice, I like her hair and makeup. The dress is OK, I also like the covered look and tiny sleeves. Liev looks weird, I mean he looks unhappy, even with the whole SAG ensemble, after they won. I don’t know what’s going on with them but something is off.
    Joanne Froggatt does not look good here, both the dress and the hair are too much.
    But the yellow dress on Lily Rabe.. I WANT IT! I normally hate yellow but somehow this shade of yellow combined with a wonderful pattern and subtle detail (the gray on the hem is amazing) plus incredible fit, hair and makeup. .easily my top 3 (plus Rachel and Helen).

  12. Sarah01 says:

    Love Lily’s dress, this is how to do colour without looking brash and resembling a fruit.

  13. Insomniac says:

    I’m here for Lily Rabe. Love her! And I even like that yellow on her.

  14. taxi says:

    I like Naomi’s dress & her earrings are gorgeous. Styling is subtle & pretty.
    Poor Joanne has spent so much time in a maid’s uniform that she’s always poorly styled & dressed unbecomingly at events. Can’t someone get her a stylist? Or a hairdo at least?

  15. Locke Lamora says:

    This is one of my favourite looks of the night. The blue looks lovely on her. I love high necklines so much.

  16. InvaderTak says:

    I admit that I have no idea what I’d use instead, but I really hate red/orange lipstick with bright yellow clothing. I dont know why. It looks garish to me. I love Rabes dress, but Uhg I can’t like thte look as a whole with the lipstick. Maybe this would be a good time for a well executed nude lip?

  17. Froggy says:

    I want to know if they are still together. Can’t wait for Ray Donovan. Husband and I have such different taste in tv but love Ray Donovan equally. I think Liev is so sexy. husband thinks he looks like a hamster.

  18. Bridget says:

    Naomi and Liev always seem wonky on the red carpet. Neither seem like they particularly enjoy it.

  19. Esmom says:

    Love Naomi and Lily’s looks but not Joanne’s. And I was floored that DA won best ensemble. I enjoy the show enough to stick it out for this last season but in no way are they better than the other nominees.

  20. Pansy says:

    Whoa. Is Liev that big, or is Naomi that tiny? I’ve never noticed it!

  21. Tredd says:

    OMG, Naomi – EAT SOMETHING!!!

  22. savu says:

    *stand alone, in that usage.

    I’m sorry! I wasn’t going to comment! But I wS still thinking about that error twenty minutes later so here we are.

  23. Pmnichols says:

    I like Naomi’s dress a lot.

  24. Lucy2 says:

    I don’t mind Naomi’s dress but Joanna’s is a disaster.

  25. What's inside says:

    Naomi is just doll-like, very pretty, and the blue looked good on her. The design of the dress was a bit over the top, almost swallowed her. Both she and Liev look stressed though.

  26. MB says:

    Lily Rabe looks like Benedict Cumberbatch in drag.

  27. Anare says:

    I love the Burberry dress on Naomi Watts. Love the color, the flowers, love the little sparkle, love her hair and makeup. Spot on! Really thin, tho.

  28. Holmes says:

    I’m starting to think those breakup rumour have legs. Naomi looks really unwell.

    Joanne’s dress would look great on Helen Mirren.