Trend Alert: Black Out!

These ebony beauties pay homage to fashion's classic hue no matter what the temperature.

Celia L. Smith Jul, 29, 2013

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It's a "Body Party" for Ciara on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in New York City donning a glam cut-out midnight moment.

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Wow! Regina Hall looks absolutely stunning in this Misguided cut-out dress and Jimmy Choo pumps, proving that classic black never fails.

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Like Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson hits a homerun with this anything-but-basic Izmaylova mesh and leather plunging-V mini with simple strappy Jimmy Choo's. A look we love!

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Garcelle Beauvais always exudes elegance and especially in this romantic ruffled Max Mara dress pumped up with metallic silver pointies.

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Runway queen (and Alaia muse) Naomi Campbell poses with poise in Azzedine Alaia ruffled tiers.

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Gabi hands-down deserves a gold medal for this polished red carpet look by Izmaylova. It's the smokey eye and matching black mani that seals the deal.

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Joan Smalls serves model fierceness in an Emilio Pucci sheer swirl black bodycon. Tres chic!

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Sweet Jurnee transforms into sexy Smollett with this liquid strapless Hervé Leger bodycon and metallic peep toes. Va-va-voom!

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This Brit bombshell couldn't wear a black mini more demure than this Chanel, pearl-adorned style with grey suede Louboutin pumps.

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The uber stylish songstress gives us LBD envy in this leather cleavage-baring number we're certain raised temps in Miami.

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Chrisette Michele serves a chic leather fit-and-flare style with studded sandals while swooning the audience on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in New York City.

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In honor of a special 106 & Park Trayvon Martin special, Angela Simmons sports a seriously sophisticated SuperTrash jumpsuit, with light-hearted coral suede platforms.

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Keke Palmer rocks a light and sweet LBD, the perfect summer red carpet solution. The color is sleek while the mesh cut-outs and high hemline keep things cool.

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Leave it to Kat Graham to give an edgy twist to a classic LBD. A plunging neckline, bold shoulder and Valentino Garavini studded pumps upgrades her look to rockstar status on the carpet.

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Cece stuns on the red carpet in a less-is-more leather ensemble. The singer's Saint Laurent bandeau and pumps, Dominic Louis pencil skirt and Lorraine Schwartz jewels might be her best look yet!

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NeNe Leakes

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Rosario Dawson funks up this Bottega Veneta cocktail dress and perfectly matching pumps with her edgy shaved 'do.

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Halle Berry

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Who says the beach is too hot for an all-black bikini? Rihanna raises the chic factor in Monaco while strutting the sand in this vampy style.

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Tyra Banks works her curves in a bodycon fit to perfection.


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