Since BET’s “Rip the Runway” fashion show launched in 2004, it has grown more fabulous each year. The 2011 show, which debuts on Monday, is no exception. To ensure it’s a fashion extravaganza like no other, the network secured Selita Ebanks and Mechad Brooks as hosts, and booked performances with celebs like Keri Hilson and Melanie Fiona.

To celebrate the stellar lineup, BET held an invite-only soiree hosted by Selita Ebanks at Realm Boutique in New York City. Check out the colorful frocks, sexy minis and chic accessories worn by fashionistas — and be inspired!

“Rip The Runway” debuts at 10 p.m on Monday, March 21st. Tune in to see celebs and a laundry list of fab clothes from designers of color like Rachel Roy, Man vs. Machine and LaQuan Smith! Find out more about the program at “Rip The Runway’s” Official site!

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