16 Times Christian Siriano Styled Black Women to Perfection

Niecy Nash and Angela Bassett wowed in gowns by Christian Siriano for the 68th Academy Awards last night. Siriano, a Project Runway alum, made headlines earlier this year when he created a stunning red gown for comedienne Leslie Jones for the Ghostbusters premiere after she revealed she was having a hard time finding designers to dress her. From one tweet, not only was a friendship was born, it was a reminder that women of all sizes should be dressed fabulously. Besides FLOTUS and Jones, Siriano has also dressed the likes of Solange, Lupita Nyong’o, Oprah Winfrey and Jennifer Hudson. Here are 16 times famous Black women slayed wearing his designs.

Crystal Tate Jul, 29, 2016

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Angela Bassett stuns in this custom Siriano chartreuse cape sleeve gown at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California.

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Niecy Nash stuns in this curve hugging gown at the Plaza at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, California.

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FLOTUS's speech at the DNC on Monday was unforgettable, but we couldn't help but feel equally awed by her dress. This cobalt blue dress complete with cap sleeves, a cinched waist and flared skirt was designed by none other than Christian Siriano.

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Do you remember that jaw-dropping peach gown Jennifer Hudson recently wore to Ciara and Russell Wilson’s wedding? It was designed by Christian Siriano.

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Solange is a true style maven so it comes as no surprise that she’s a fan of designer Christian Siriano. She wore one of the his gowns (with pants underneath!) to the grandest of all affairs: the 2015 Oscars.

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Singer Mya stunned in this bright yellow two-piece pantsuit with long train by Christian Siriano at the BET 2016 Awards.

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The OITNB star served as the face of the Christian Siriano for Lane Bryant line, and she’s also friends with the designer! She wore a custom-made navy gown by Siriano to the 2015 SAG Awards.

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Only Zendaya could slay in a bright pink tuxedo pantsuit! Designed by Christian Siriano, the suit was true perfection on the budding style star.

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Teyonah looked absolutely stunning in her Christian Siriano Resort 2015 colorful gown at the 2014 Emmys.

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For the European premiere of the fourth season of Orange is the New Black, Uzo Aduba wore this sleek white dress by Christian Siriano. Paired with simple accessories and a black clutch and pumps, the dress hugged Uzo's curves in all the right places.

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Actress Lupita Nyong'o made an appearance on Univision's Despierta America while wearing this gorgeous Christian Siriano black and white striped jumpsuit.

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Oprah took the stage for Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend in 2014 while wearing a gorgeous custom Christian Siriano purple gown.

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The songstress wore a beautiful strapless aqua dress with flowing train to the 2015 MOBO Awards. The dress was designed by Christian Siriano.

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TV host and transgender rights activist Janet Mock attended Christian Siriano's Fall 2016 Fashion Show wearing a sexy metallic dress by the designer.

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For Nicki Minaj's first performance on Saturday Night Live back in 2011, the rapper chose to wear a pink show-stopping gown by Christian Siriano.


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