The wait is finally almost over! The release of the much anticipated Black Panther is just weeks away, and if Monday night’s red carpet premiere in Los Angeles is any indication of what to expect, then it’s safe to say we are waiting with bated breath. 

Angela Basset, Issa Rae, Lupita Nyong’o and Yara Shahidi graced the red carpet looking like black excellence personified. From perfectly stretched afros to gravity-defying hairstyles, these ladies totally brought the heat to the carpet, giving us major inspo for our own premiere looks. Keep scrolling to see a round-up of our favorite beauty looks from the evening!