When we decided to partner with BMW to honor Holly Robinson Peete and Gelila Assefa Puck, we knew all of New York would turn out to celebrate. We just didn’t know they’d all wear the same thing!

Cocktail dresses reigned at the ESSENCE Art of Giving Soiree. From tight minis to flirty feminine dresses, these fierce fashionistas and famous names alike turned it out.

See what they wore and be inspired!

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