Street Style: 27 Exquisite Looks Spotted at the Alvin Ailey Gala

How do you dress for an evening affair that transforms into a summer night soiree? The stylish guests at Alvin Ailey's Spring gala extravaganza show you how.

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Fana Tesfagiorgis attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Hope Bokin and Michael Jackson Jr. attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Carlos Dos Santes attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Renaldo Maurice attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Shay Bland attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Aubree Brown and Courtney Ross attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Jacqueline Green attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Latham Thomas attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Emil Wilbekin and Nicole Bernard attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Norella Ford attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Janet Mock, Ryan Torpley and Angelique Miles attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Shannon Bradshaw attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Annie Mesia attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Akua Moni Parker attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Shante Timberlake attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Walletle Watson and Rachel Watson attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Alia Kache attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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DJ Olivia Dope and Legendary Damon attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Kristen Hill attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Pauletta Washington, Spencer Means and Tanya Lee attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Janee A. Moses attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Susan Taylor and a friend attend the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Kailyen Surratt attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Naya Samuel attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Dionne Figgins attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Coutney Spears attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.

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Khalia Campbell attends the annual Ailey Spirit gala in New York City.