Celebrities at 2011 Oscar Parties

Celebrities at 2011 Oscar Parties
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 28, 2011

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Joy Bryant attends the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.

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Zoe Saldana looked stunning in a Prabal Gurung gown at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood.

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Serena Williams attends the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Gabrielle Union stands out in the crowd at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Gayle King attends the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Rashida Jones attends the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Sandra Bullock and her “Blind Side” co-star Quinton Aaron attend the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Hudson attends the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Actresses Kerry Washington and Joy Bryant were both glam at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood.

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Actor Sidney Poitier also attended the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood.

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Taye Diggs, Anika Nani Rose and Idris Elba attend the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, California.

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Seal and his wife, supermodel Heidi Klum, brought that old Hollywood glamour to the the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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Garcelle Beauvais attends the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, California.

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Niecy Nash and her fiance Jay Tucker attend the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, California.

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Legendary producer Quincy Jones attends the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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Holly Robinson Peete attends the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, California.

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Actor Forest Whitaker, Keisha Whitaker and designer Jason Wu attend the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.

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Chaka Khan attends the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, California.

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Gabrielle Union attends the Montblanc Cocktail Party co-hosted by Harvey and Bob Weinstein celebrating the Weinstein Company’s Academy Award Nominees on February 26, 2011 in West Hollywood.

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Regina King attended the QVC Red Carpet Style Party at the Four Seasons Hotel two days before the Oscars.

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Nicole Richie attended QVC Red Carpet Style Party at the Four Seasons Hotel at Beverly Hills on February 25, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

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Cuba Gooding Jr. attends The Hollywood Reporter Big 10 Party at the Getty House in Los Angeles.

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ESSENCE 2011 ‘Black Women in Hollywood’ Honoree Viola Davis looked simply fab in her LBD at The Hollywood Reporter Big 10 Party in Los Angeles.

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Halle Berry attended the Fourth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party on February 25, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.

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Halle Berry and her French beau Olivier Martinez at Dior’s Oscar Dinner at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles.

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ESSENCE 2011 ‘Black Women In Hollywood’ honoree Angela Bassett at the annual luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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ESSENCE 2011 ‘Black Women In Hollywood’ honoree Jennifer Hudson and her son David Otunga, Jr. at the annual luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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ESSENCE Honoree Loretta Devine and her husband at the 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Honoree Viola Davis, holding a Swarovski black satin and crystal clutch, and her husband Julius Tennon on the gold carpet at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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ESSENCE 2011 ‘Black Women In Hollywood’ honoree Angela Bassett and Kerry Washington at the annual luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Jill Scott shared some inspiring words at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Garcelle Beauvais at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Actresses Niecy Nash and Sharon Leal at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Brandy, Serena Williams, guest, and Gabrielle Union shared a table at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Actress Rutina Wesley and “America’s Next Top Model” judge Miss Jay at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Gabrielle Union strikes a glam pose at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Some of our favorite celebs, including Kimora Lee Simmons, Serena Williams, Nicole Ari Parker, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Jennifer Lewis, Vanessa Williams and Niecy Nash at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Kimora Lee Simmons at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Tichina Arnold at ESSENCE’s 2011 Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Halle Berry looked stunning in a to-die-for red evening gown at the 13th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards during Oscar week.

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Brandy Norwood attended the Peter Travers and Editors of Rolling Stone Host Awards Weekend Bash in Hollywood.