See the Surprisingly Conservative Fashion Trend That Dominated the 2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet

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After years of awards shows that have become something of a competition among the stars to see who can get away with baring the most skin (we've seen everything, from sheer, barely-there fabrics to navel-grazing necklines to scandalous cut-outs that leave little to the imagination), the fashion choices at the 2016 SAG Awards were surprisingly (read: refreshingly) demure. One of the top trends of the night were long-sleeved gowns that upped the coverage without compromising sex appeal.

Red carpet darling Alicia Vikander shimmered in her patchworked paillette-embroidered Louis Vuitton column featuring almost every kind of metallic, while Dame Helen Mirren was positively lovely in her pale gold-and-platinum sequin-and-crystal embellished Jenny Packham gown that hugged her every curve. Brooklyn star Saoirse Ronan veered from the glam appraoch to red carpet dressing and sweetened up in her blush pink floral-embroidered Michael Kors Collection tulle gown.

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Eva Longoria might have covered up her arms, but she took the plunge in her olive deep-V Julien Macdonald knit gown that exposed her back and glimpses of skin here and there. Queen Latifah fused graphic and sparkle with her long-sleeve black Michael Costello number that played up both. And finally, Marisa Tomei left an unforgettable impression in her plunging crystal-embellished Zuhair Murad Couture gown. Want more red carpet fashion? See the best looks from the 2016 SAG Awards.

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