Honoree Lupita Nyong’o stepped freshly onto the white carpet in a cropped Giambattista Valli set for a look that made this ebony beauty in ivory, best dressed of the night.
Lupita’s creme colored Sophia Webster pumps added a luxe touch with a gold stiletto heel.
The petite pill box clutch by Elie Saab couldn’t have been a better match, while the simple Neil Lane jeweled ring was also a perfect match for her gilded manicure.
Our favorite singer made a striking scarlet entrance in an origami style Elena Reva suit, Hemlel snakeskin clutch and Christian Louboutin Daffodile Mary Janes. Pure perfection.
The secret to walking in these 6.25″ Christian Louboutin platforms?: “It’s not a secret, I don’t walk in them ever unless I have to. You have to concentrate really hard,” the singer shared with ESSENCE.
Brit actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw went along with the luncheon’s garden party theme in a satin floral Vivienne Westwood tea party frock, pale pink Kurt Geiger pumps and a splash of color with a Rodo clutch. Such a pretty look!
“I am wearing Honor Woman, I also wore Honor last night, and also to the Vanity Fair Young Hollywood event. I’m obsessed with this designer,” said the actress about her 3-piece skirt suit.
“I am wearing a Suno dress –– flower, retro, naughty little cut-out situation happening,” boasted Beharie.
“Alexander Wang! I love these, they’re like structural.”
Tika Sumpter absolutely looked stunning in a Bibhu Mohopatra patterned dress and Saint Laurent heels, but humbly joked, “I did not wake up like this, it took a couple of hours –– and then I woke up like this.” We can’t all be like Beyonce.
“I kind of had a fashion emergency disaster before I left the house so I had to change my outfit last minute. This wasn’t the intended outfit,” revealed Bryant, who still looked effortlessly fab in a Reem Acra cocktail dress and J. Crew ballet flats.
“I would have been in heels,” shared the actress on her fabulous fashion mishap, “and they would have been pink, so then I had to opt for comfort instead.” They’re adorable any how! #TeamFlats.
The Scandal star makes being pregnant look ultra effortless and chic in this Calvin Klein asymmetrical caftan-style dress, an Emm Khuo clutch and Jimmy Choo ‘Anouk’ pumps.
The actress accented her wedding ring beautifully with a diamond Eva Fehren X ring.
Washington held on to an Emm Kuo ‘Guggenheim’ oyster shell, black resin and stingray minaudière clutch with blue lapis details. Lovely!
Correspondent Rocsi Diaz stood pretty in a Mary Kantrantzou printed dress and pale pink Christial Louboutin pumps.
Rocsi’s drool-worthy ballet pink spiked Pigalle Christian Louboutin pumps were both naughty and nice