Olivia Munn in Oscar de la Renta at the SAG Awards: sequin hit or miss?

The more I hear from Olivia Munn lately, the more she grows on me. (This is surprising because her talking point for years was that she could be both attractive and funny, which was just dumb. She also showed up with a new face and attributed it to eating Japanese potatoes.) She was a fun host of the Critics Choice Awards and she had a cute bit last night with Niecy Nash introducing Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. (That bit went on too long, but I blame that on the writers, not those two.) Olivia was in an Oscar de la Renta gown which had a solid silver sequin top and a black skirt with a silver leaf design. I like the bust but the bottom is kind of tacky looking to me. Her hair and makeup look great though and she looked particularly flawless on camera.


Taylor Schilling was in Diane Von Furstenberg, in a black v-neck wrap gown with a huge white bow. DVF makes so many lovely dresses, but this isn’t a red carpet awards gown it’s a luncheon dress. Orange Is The New Black was nominated in two categories, for Ensemble in a Comedy Series and Female Actor in a Comedy Series for Uzo Adubo’s performance. Those categories went to Veep and to Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus. OITNB is still airing on Netflix but it feels like it’s heyday has passed.


Also, how cute are Taylor and Natasha Lyonne together?!


Taylor’s costar Samira Wiley had on a Tadashi Shoji v-neck eggplant gown with a celestial theme print and a skirt which was slightly see through. It may look too busy in still photos, but on screen this was a perfect balance of whimsical print and gown. Tadashi Shoji almost always gets it right.



Look at Uzo Aduba in this Christian Siriano pale pink grecian gown with a half cape draped down one of the shoulders. This is gorgeous and I love how the top is gathered perfectly.
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Danielle Brooks was killing it in a black and red sequin ombre long sleeve Marc Bouwer gown featuring a deep v-neck. This dress is lovely and her hair and makeup complemented it perfectly. She had on red eyeshadow, which rarely works, but her shade had copper tones in it. Congrats to her makeup artist. On the red carpet she told Giuliana about the clothing line she created with Universal Standard. She said she loved to see women in her clothes.



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  1. Slowsnow says:

    OMG Danielle Brooks looks positively stunning! Sculptural 🤩

    • Chaine says:

      Amaaaaazing, best look of the night.

    • Esmom says:

      Agreed, amazing. I also liked Samira’s a lot. And I don’t mind Taylor’s, it has an ease and sexiness that she pulls off.

    • Pandy says:

      She looks incredible!!! I like Taylor’s dress as well. Not sure I agree re “luncheon” dress though. Natasha looks amazing, very pretty. And Samira and Uzo look amazing as well. The OITNB cast used to get lousy styling. I’m happy to see they are finally being properly outfitted. NOT a fan of Olivia Munn so it ruins her outfit for me. I feel like she’s a female Justin Timberlake somehow.

      • nb says:

        I’m not a fan of Olivia Munn either, she just seems really fake to me. The whole “I’m smart, funny, beautiful, comfortable with myself, down to Earth and a guy’s girl” thing she tries for but then she goes and changes her face to make her look more Hollywood-generic pretty and denies it when it’s really obvious. It just doesn’t sit well with me. Although, her hustle is admirable.

      • Jessica says:

        Pandy, it’s funny you’re calling her a female Timberlake, because she had a brief fling with him I’m not sure how many years ago, and it ended up in US Weekly or In Touch or something, most likely from her camp.

        And nb, yes, she is one of the phoniest people in Hollywood. Her Cool Girl persona is annoying as hell.

  2. Aiobhan Targaryen says:

    Olivia looks fine. She needs to stop lying about the potatoes though. No one believes her.

    My favorites from this set are Danielle, Samira, and Uzo.

    • Medusa says:

      Her face seems to have settled a bit. She still looks unnatural though. My god, these people are ridiculous: messing with perfection and then blaming “potatoes”.

      • ichsi says:

        Agreed. Olivia was STUNNING, seriously, one of the most beautiful women I’ve ever seen, but then she started screwing round with her face.
        Danielle stole the whole show. The best outfit I’ve seen in a long time.

      • Christine says:

        what are “potatoes”?

      • nb says:

        @Christine a few years ago when Olivia started debuting her reworked face and people asked her about it she said it was because she lost weight, got better at makeup, and eats Japanese potatoes which makes her skin more plump. It’s kind of a joke.

  3. Kaye says:

    Olivia Munn always looks so unbearably smug to me. The smugness was understandable when she was with Aaron Rodgers, but now . . . not so much.

    • Clare says:

      Wait, what? The ‘smugness’ was ok based on who she was dating? So her worth/self worth are directly linked to whichever man she is sleeping with? Seriously? FFS.

    • Nancy says:

      I was just thinking, my word is she beautiful. Unlike a lot of these woman, her hair actually is beautiful as well. I think there is a huge difference between arrogance and confidence, and she looks confident as f.

  4. Scal says:

    Olivia Munns gown looks like a reject for the New Zealand flag redesign.

  5. Lucy2 says:

    I like all of these dresses.

  6. laulau says:

    Why doesn’t the leaf embroidery start at the waistline? it’s just weirdly placed.
    OITNB is so bad now, I felt embarrassed for the talented cast watching the first few episodes of last season.

  7. Ytbtet says:

    I’ve never seen anyone before Olivia whose face shape has changed so much…. I swear I remember her having higher cheekbones and a much more filled out square face. Now it’s oval

  8. m says:

    This show is to award people for excellence in acting so i’m assuming Ms. Munn is there to be a trophy girl and just hands the awards to the people who win. Kinda like a ring girl at a boxing match.

  9. anna222 says:

    Olivia genuinely looks like a different person now. I don’t want to get into criticizing what a women chooses to do with her body, because it’s her body and her choice, I just can’t quite recognize her now? I’m into that dress though.

  10. Umyeah says:

    Samira killing it, she is so stunning

  11. Pix says:

    I don’t mind Olivia Munn but I preferred her last face. Hopefully this one will settle to something less severe.

  12. Cher says:

    Who is Olivia Munn and why should we care?
    She always seem to be hanging around other famous folks but what is her claim to fam?

  13. Lizzie says:

    shout out to Universal Standard. i had never heard of the brand until i saw an article where danielle brooks (freaking gorgeous) shilled her line. their clothes are EXCELLENT quality. i wear a 12 and could not find a cute plain white t-shirt to SAVE MY LIFE. either it was too big in a large to small in a medium, too low cut, too tight in the sleeves, too loose in the sleeves, too sheer for someone who needs an industrial strength bra – too heavy to be layered. too something. i ordered a plain vneck white tshirt and it is literally a dream shirt in beautiful high quality nearly luxurious fabric. it was $50 and worth **every**penny**. i have worn it about 15 times in three weeks and i ordered it in black. i plan to return to this site over and over.

  14. Anon33 says:

    Hand to god I no longer recognize this one. I thought this was Mischa Barton in an odd wig.

    • I Choose Me says:

      Right? People talk about Renee Zellweger but I had to check the caption to make sure that was an actual pic of Munn.

  15. Malako says:

    Munn is a near-hit. Some bolder makeup and she would have looked smashing. RED lipstick is missing here.

    And seriously: is it just me or has this season’s make up a shortage of red lipstick? That white gown here would look fabulous with some red lippy.

  16. Eva says:

    Can someone who understands plastic surgery explain what Olivia has done to her face? I’m asking because while I understand how nose jobs and fillers work, I just don’t understand how you can completely change the shape and size of your face?

    • Tiffany :) says:

      They can either shave down the jaw bone, or do botox injections to shrink the muscles in the jaw area (from what I have read on the internet, lol!). You can also do fillers at the cheekbones to make them look stronger.

  17. GirlMonday says:

    Danielle’s dress is giving me Michelle Obama 2008 election victory vibes

  18. Jana says:

    I so rarely comment, but I just had to this time. Olivia Munn’s dress was gorgeous, but her face/hair styling made her look like a Kardashian.

  19. El says:

    I’m guessing Olivia has had large amounts of Botox in her masseteur muscles (which accounts for the change in her jawline) over a significant amount of time- I’m guessing around 80 units every 3-4 months for such a noticeable change.

    • nb says:

      I’ve thought about doing some Botox in my masseter muscles, but I’m too scared. I clench my teeth and I am starting to notice that my muscles in that area are getting larger. However, I read that Botox can cause up to 40% bone loss in the area where you get it and I really don’t want to deal with that either! Her change is very significant. I think it’s either like you said a large amount of Botox in that area or that she had her jaw shaved down and reshaped. It’s very evident.

  20. El says:

    I have Botox injected into my masseteur muscles every 3-4 months as I grind my teeth so badly and was causing my face to look more square, chipped teeth, etc. I get injected by an excellent plastic surgeon, but I have noticed that my skin in that area now looks more lax and ‘saggy’ and with time I have no doubt that it will cause premature jowls and a more aged look. Just something for you to be aware of.

  21. I Choose Me says:

    All of my melanin sisters are killing it in this set of pics. I love, love, love Uzo’s hair and styling. I also love Samira’s Tadashi Shoji dress and just wish it wasn’t see through.

    Olivia Munn was great on Newsroom but I can’t with her new face.

  22. A Fan says:

    Danielle Brooks looks fabulous in her dress…it fits her beautifully. Plus the colours are really good on her. It’s a win.

    Samira Wiley also looks great in her dress. Lots of unique designs on it. That dress would have looked excellent on Margot Robbie.

    Olivia Munn’s dress is fine, but generic.

    [*Just like her new face.*]

  23. Anare says:

    I like Olivia Munns gown. And her styling is great, she looks beautiful. But holy Hannah she needs to lay off her potato therapy or whatever she was doing to her face cuz without the helpful id I wouldn’t know it was her.

  24. Jessica says:

    It seems so, doesn’t it? And didn’t she give some sort of speech at the Women’s March along with the likes of Scarlett and Natalie? Great group.