This ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood honoree is the Belle of the ball and a red carpet beauty.
The Belle actress was a sweet sight to behold at the 2014 MET Gala in a precious tea-length floral concoction by Lanvin with precisely matching pumps.
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This Lanvin lover popped up at the Paris Theatre premiere of her movie Belle in a statement-making silk chartreuse draped gown, Fred Leighton jewels and a Roger Vivier clutch.
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At ESSENCE's Black Women in Hollywood luncheon the au natural beauty donned a photographic floral-printed Vivienne Westwood cocktail dress, pale pink Kurt Geiger pumps and wild card: a bold yellow Rodo clutch.
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Soft and sweet is Mbatha-Raw's signature style and this Escada lotus printed dress topped with a tuxedo blazer straddled the line perfectly of pretty and polished at the Vanity Fair and FIAT Celebration Of ‘Young Hollywood.’
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The actress attended a Belle premiere in a black Burberry Prorsum gown gone edgy with a grommet bodice and a Rauwolf gemstone clutch.
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Delicate in a golden lace Reem Acra cap-sleeved stunner, metallic Jimmy Choo pumps and a Rauwold clutch, Gugu makes this one of her prettiest moments yet.
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Green has never looked more lush than this jade green strapless look and nude T-straps at a Max Mara and W Magazine event.
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At the British Oscar Reception this navy and black cross-patterned frock by Risto showed a darker side of the starlet yet still in a feminine light.
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The typically feminine-frocked actress races things up in a black single-sleeved bodycon dress at the 16th annual Prism event.