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Looks and accessories from Black designers were front and center for several honorees and attendees seen on the scene at The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards, which celebrated the phenomenal work of Zendaya, Whoopi Goldberg, Cynthia Erivo, Michaela Coel and Andra Day and many more.

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Cox who hosted the ceremony, wore a custom Lavie by Ck mermaid gown and later wowed viewers in designs from Samantha Black NYC and Balmain designed by Olivier Rousteing. Honoree Michaela Coel was a vision in a white off-the-shoulder puff sleeve top and matching bottoms by Daily Paper, while Andra Day sparkled in a gold gown by Aliette NYC.

Keep scrolling to see all of the looks designed or accessorized by Black designers below. For more of everything you missed at the 2021 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards, visit www.essencestudios.com.

The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood are presented by Ford and sponsored by American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Korbel and L’Oréal Paris.

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