SI Swimsuit Models Emily Ratjkowski, Sara Sampaio Wear the Same Orange Dress on the Red Carpet: Pictures

Sara Sampaio and Emily Ratajkowski at the Sports Illustrated event
Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Emily Ratajkowski and Sara Sampaio wore the same bright orange dress to the SI 2015 Swimsuit celebration.  Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated

Awkward! 

Emily Ratajkowski and her fellow Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Sara Sampaio toasted the 2015 issue on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Nashville, and it looked like the brown-haired beauties were bracing for a classic fashion showdown. 

 

The models showed up on the red carpet wearing the same bright orange Cushnie et Ochs cutout dress. The only distinguishing factor were the shoes: Sampaio, 23, wore black and gold T-strap sandals, while Ratajkowski, also 23, kept it simple with nude strappy heels. 

So what happened? Turns out the identical ensembles were planned all along. "Me and @emrata decided to be each other's date last night and rock that dress together in the red carpet for the launch of @si_swimsuit in Nashville! #greatmindsthinkalike #orangeisthenewblack" Sampaio captioned the photo. 

 

The Gone Girl actress echoed her pal's sentiments. "Twinning with my hot date last night @sarasampaio," she captioned the picture.

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