Emma Thompson Wears Flats on the Red Carpet ... and Pulls Them Off

01/18/2014 at 09:35 PM ET

Emma Thompson SAG Awards 2014Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Guess she learned her lesson!

After hilariously ditching her heels onstage during last weekend’s Golden Globe Awards, Emma Thompson went the safe route at Saturday night’s SAG Awards, walking the red carpet in flats (Christian Louboutin flats, that is — yes, they exist!).

“They’re so beautiful and I’m so happy,” she told E!’s Giuliana Rancic. “They just happen to be gorgeous.”

And that wasn’t he only unconventional fashion choice she made. Her embellished black cap-sleeve gown, which the best actress nominee revealed was a vintage find from the 1930s! She accessorized with stand-out earrings, a Lauren Merkin clutch and a simple side-swept coif.

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With two consecutive fashion wins and lots of quotable moments so far, could Emma give J.Law a run for her awards show #winning money? An esteemed British actress can dream.

Tell us: Would you be bold enough to wear flats on the red carpet? And what do you think about Emma’s dress?

P.S.: Don’t forget to follow @peoplemag and @peopleredcarpet for live commentary on all the SAG Awards action.

–Kate Hogan

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Linnea on

Wearing flats is hardly daring! YES! I’d wear them.

the diva on

I would wear those flats…they are gorgeous!

Sarah S. on

I understand the need for comfort, believe me, but I don’t think I’d wear those flats with this dress or any dress. I’d wear flats with trousers. I do love the dress…adore 1930’s fashion!!

jenni on

Phenomenal look!

Tazmara on

When you get older high heels can be very uncomfortable. She should wear exactly what she wants. The dress and flats are gorgeous.

ann on

Lovely! She is one of my favorite actresses. Love the shoes!

lin on

I like the shoes. It’s about time women can be beautiful and comfortable.

suzy diamond on

LOVE the dress!

DaisyMoon on

Wearing flats is fine, but those in particular don’t look comfortable because it looks like you have to work to keep them from slipping off…

Marilyn on

I love the dress and it looks gorgeous on her. I love the flats too but I would not feel comfortable wearing with an evening dress. Love her bravery though.

Marcia on

Love those shoes, I want them.

ST on

Love her, she looks gorgeous!

santamariavargas on

She looks great & her feet probably feel great too. Love the dress and thank goodness she’s not standing with her toes turned in or legs crossed like she needs a bathroom break like the majority of ladies I’ve seen lately.

Mirko on

Emma Thompson is not in nomination Oscar? It’ an scandal. She is fantastic actress. This year, I not watch the Oscars.

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