ESSENCE's 'Black Women in Hollywood': Looks We Love

ESSENCE's 'Black Women in Hollywood': Looks We Love
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 24, 2012

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The combination of this nude dress with sheer stripe and a revealing slit steamed up the room. “I was worried making sure everything was where it was supposed to be,” admitted Ali. But she pulled it off gracefully with her good girl poise.

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What’s not to love about this look? “It’s a very ladylike silhouette, but its white leather so its badass,” said Washington. The Cushnie et Ochs crisp white leather peplum dress and colorful Kate Spade clutch is just calling for Spring.

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We loved Paula Patton’s cap-sleeve Marchesa dress with ruffle neckline and her matching metallic pumps.

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The simplicity of Davis’ off-white Victoria Beckham dress is what made this a great look. And her new natural ’do perfectly completed it.

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We can always count on Tika Sumpter to bring a sexy mini to the carpet, and this lace LaQuan Smith was a spicy but classy selection that was balanced out by its all-black shade. “I love him,” said Sumpter of the designer.

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Eva, giving us a little taste of Spring, was absolutely radiant in her aqua Naven dress with sweetheart neckline.

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Leal’s soft metallic silver ensemble with lace, bows, and crystal touches was simply pretty.

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Whitfield looks stunning at 59! This sheer one-shoulder dress with cascading ruffles was made for her.


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