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NAACP Image Awards Luncheon: Innovative and Elegant Fashion

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The NAACP Image awards’ luncheon recently took place in Los Angeles to celebrate creatives in the arts and the importance of diversity behind and in front of the camera across fields.


The red carpet highlight highlighted the innovative and elegant.


Above: Brandee Evans stunned in a clinging red dress that drew admiration wherever she went in the ballroom.


Below: With more than four million followers on social media, Tabitha Brown attributes her success to being authentic. We love this look, paired with dark tights. The hair is fun and trending.

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Above: Jalyn Hall – the eloquent star of Till, crushed it in a Braydon Alexander Suit and Jimmy Choo shoes.


Below: Aubriana Davis – Raising Dion – popped in lipstick pink. (See the video at the end of the gallery).

Aubriana Davis

KJ SmithNovi Brown

KJ Smith and Novi Brown were elegant hosts of the luncheon, each choosing the flowing skirts on their gowns that is trending.


Below: Men made an impact by taking on the colors of the moment.

Adrian Holmes in mustard.

(l) Terrence Terrell and (r) Keith David in jewel tones.

Adrian Holmes

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Vanessa Estelle Williams

Above: Vanessa Estelle Williams paired a sheer blouse with accented flared trousers. The up-do with tumbles is an easy statement choice we can try at home.


Below: The great Ruth Carter, elegance personified and nominated again for Best Costume Design for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Ruth Carter

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(l) Karen Boykin-Towns ravishing in Kevan Hall’s lush textured palette in the pink spectrum.


(r) Gersha Phillips The Woman King nominee for Costume Design chose an elegant jewel toned shirt, paired with black.


Below: Aba G. Blankson went to the other side of bright in neon green that was elegant and now.

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