Danielle Brooks: 13 Traffic Stopping Ensembles That Keeps This Curvy Girl Arrestingly Beautiful

Take a walk on the chic side with ESSENCE's Black Women in Hollywood honoree Danielle Brooks! Daring with a side of style, this OITNB actress knows how to wake-up her wardrobe with high-voltage patterns, colored flare and dark mysterious hues.

1 of 13 Theo Wargo

Take notes curvy ladies!  Danielle channeled her inner diva in this supremely flattering, Christian Siriano gown.  The actresses heightened her look by choosing a stunning one-shoulder piece that complemented her silhouette seamlessly.

2 of 13 Stylecaster

This dress deserves rave reviews! Danielle paints her curves in this artful frock and to elongate her look she adds a pair of strappy thin sandals.

3 of 13 Brad Barket

 Sheer at the top, midi at the bottom and black all over! This darling shows us how to keep it balanced and sexy. 

4 of 13 Monica Schipper

Pefection at its best!  This starlet wows in a multi-printed dress, that features flattering ruching and intricate large to small detail.  Talk about maximizing a hourglass profile! 

5 of 13 Frederick M. Brown

Dazzling in this flirty number, this actress teaches the power of a fitted bodice and showing a little leg. 

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This is not your average orange jumpsuit from OITNB!  With a  band to cinch the waist, and an exposed sandal to elongate the look, Danielle shows how a sporty jumpsuit can instantly become sensational. 

7 of 13 Jamie McCarthy

Keeping it sweet and stylish is Ms. Brooks forte!  A combination of the fit bodice, deep V-neck and flared skirt, creates a flaming figure for the diva. To make the dress pop, Danielle struts a pair of peach pumps. 

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Dripping head to toe in black, this actress sports a body-hugging dress, with exposed shoulders.  Take note ladies that this darling adds a wide silver belt to keep her body proportionate and to flatter her waist. 

9 of 13 Amanda Edwards

Accessories at its peak and shoe game on fleek! This OITNB actress is slaying in an all black ensemble, with bright pops of color. Keep in mind curvy chicas that this lady extends her look in a all black ensemble, while adding a pair of of bright pumps to keep the party going. 

10 of 13 Tim Whitby

Color-block chic! Danielle went with simple black, white and gray hues for a beautiful ensemble.  This staple piece will surely be in the actress' closet for events to come. 

11 of 13 Allen Berezovsky

Accomplish a sleek and tailored look like Brooks by aiming for a lowish neckline and a flared train. 

12 of 13 Astrid Stawiarz

This beautiful dramatic caped ensemble, features a relaxed material with gray detailing.   This instanly lengthens Danielle's look, while the pair of open toe pumps elevates her curves. 

13 of 13 Mark Ralston

Black and gold looks oh-so-bold!  Danielle puts her best foot forward in a coveted body-conscious dress.  The side gold paneling infused with the black gown creates a desirable hourglass frame.