Sandra Oh's SAG Gown: Love It or Hate It?

01/28/2008 at 12:00 PM ET

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While Grey’s Anatomy may not have won the award for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series it was up for, the cast definitely dazzled on the red carpet. But while her fellow stars went the traditional glam route — with Ellen Pompeo perhaps most notable in a gunmetal gray Nina Ricci dress — Sandra Oh, went traditional in an altogether different way. The Korean-Canadian actress looked to her heritage in choosing this black and fuchsia gown, which is based on a style of Korean dress. The designer, Kim Me Hee, “works in Korea town,” says Oh on the red carpet. “She’s a phenomenal designer — and no one knows who she is.” We love that Oh looked to her culture when choosing her SAG Awards dress, but we’re not sure how we feel about the proportions of the look, which seem to overwhelm the svelte actress. But we want to know what you think! Tell us: Do you love Sandra’s dress, or do you think she should have gone with something a little more sleek?

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Sharon on

It’s a thumbs down dress for sure, but I think Sandra Oh pulls it off… it’s a Sandra Oh dress and only she can wear something like that confidently. The dress it’s self would look better if it was shorter!

anonymous on

I the dress kinda looks like it was inspired by the korean traditional costume, “hanbok.” Maybe that’s why she chose it? Because she is American Korean, after all. But even if that is so, the dress isn’t that great and definitely does not suit her, bow and all.

beth on

Anyone who says the dress looks strange or shouldn’t be two colours has no appreciation for culture… If an actress of Japanese descent wore a kimono-inspired dress you would applaud; yet some of you criticize this Korean outfit because you don’t understand or recognize the culture in it…

The dress is beautiful and unique, and shows off her Korean background wonderfully. Please, stop being so narrow minded about fashion and culture!!!

Susan on

While I admire Sandra for choosing an “unknown” designer, I don’t care for this particular dress. It is the bow that kills it for me. If the dress were just fushia on top with the black skirt, I would probably really like it.

Margo on

Fabulous dress but does overwhelm her petite frame.

mel on

i like it, but really they need to take the part of the bow thats hanging off the side and it would look even better! but overall its a gorgeous dress!

Milagro on

WRONG!…There’s NOTHING RIGHT about that dress. I wonder how can desgners design sooo extravagant clothes and make them so spensive. seriously, I owuldn’t wear that not even if ir was in style!

Cathy on

Sandra looks fab! You go, girl!

Fran on

I love the dress and I think she looks great in it!

Regina on

missed..big time!!

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