This past weekend, the BET Black Girls Rock celebration brought a host of beautiful Black women of all age ranges in music, film, television, philanthropy and community together to celebrate the achievements of young women of color. Multi-talented producer Shonda Rhimes, actress and activist Amandla Stenberg, music icon Gladys Knight and pop superstar Rihanna were among the night’s many honorees.
While the show itself won’t air until Tuesday, April 5, there was plenty of buzz about the night’s happenings and much of it started on the red carpet. Here’s a rundown of our favorite fashion looks from this year’s event.
Chi-Raq actress Teyonah Parris was a vision in this embellished gold Jani Khosla gown perfectly complimented by her gorgeous braided up-do.
Black Girls Rock host Tracee Ellis Ross was quite the fashionista during the event, with over 5 outfit changes throughout the course of the show. This white Leah DaGloria dress with fringe detailing paired with red Gucci platform heels was the first of her many stunning looks.
R&B songstress Monica was fabulous from head to toe in this black mesh top and emerald green velvet skirt by Balmain.
“The Walking Dead” star Danai Gurira was regal in this cream pantsuit and her signature short natural hairstyle.
Actress Tatyana Ali showed off her recently-revealed baby bump in this beautiful royal blue gown by Zac Posen paired with a Pasquela Bruni diamond necklace.
Former ANTM beauty, actress and reality star Eva Marcille turned plenty of heads in this olive green pantsuit by House of CB. She accessorized with a printed head wrap, dangling earrings and flawless make up that beautifully brought out the hues in her golden skin tone.
Songstress Kelly Rowland was also a vision in this all-white long-sleeved pantsuit with a plunging neckline.
Last but certainly not least, Rihanna made quite the entrance onto the carpet outfitted in Miu-Miu from head to toe. Blending casual with high fashion as only she can, Rihanna’s look consisted of a blue button down shirt paired with white cargo shorts, a floor-length mink and black pearl-embellished pumps. She accessorized with pearl and gold hairpins adorning the sides of her sleek hairstyle and bold make up.