Every ESSENCE event is nothing short of a fashion show. No matter if we’re coming together to celebrate music, beauty, or film; it’s always a reason to come dressed to the nines. Therefore, it’s no surprise that attendees of the 2019 ESSENCE Beauty Carnival arrived in their fiercest street style.

The first stop of the beauty carnival in New York is setting the bar high for fashionable beauty enthusiasts attending the upcoming carnival stops. Keep scrolling to check out all the styles we couldn’t get enough of.