All the Must-See Style Moments from the 2021 NAACP Image Awards
This year's NAACP Image Awards may have been virtual, but attendees didn't need a red carpet to deliver ultra-glam style moments from home. See the standout gowns, jumpsuits and tuxedos of the night
The One Night in Miami director and double nominee of the night, posed in front of her backyard backdrop in a custom asymmetrical Oscar de la Renta mini dress that featured an oversized bow with an attached train. She wore her hair in multi-colored box braids that matched the copper-toned ensemble and accessorized with Stuart Weitzman sandals and Irene Neuwirth Jewelry. “#blackexcellence,” King captioned an Instagram photo of her look.
The outstanding actress in a motion picture and outstanding actress in a drama series winner chose a custom “happy dress” by Nigerian-born designer Duro Olowu and it sure did bring some happy vibes. The star beamed as she modeled the peplum, flared design on her at-home red carpet, wearing jewelry by Maison Boucheron.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Dare to bare! The actress (who was up for two nominations) went with a sexy, plunging long-sleeve gown with a gold breast plate by Graham Cruz and Casadei sandals.
The superstar singer supported husband Swizz Beatz — who won an NAACP Image Award for Verzuz, a webcast series that he created in partnership with Timberland — in a figure-hugging Versace dress with a side slit and an exposed ruched bustier. She paired the look with Cartier jewelry.
The Insecure star, who took home the award for best actress in a comedy series, chose a flowy custom Prada halter maxi dress adorned with crystal embroidery and Forevermark jewelry — and showed off the look in a dreamy outdoor shoot.
The superstar and stylist Jason Bolden have done it again! Cynthia delivered another awards season stop-and-stare style moment in her drop-waist Lanvin gown with a silver, see-through netted bodice and tiered skirt with Mateo jewels.
The black-ish actress wore a high-neck Christian Siriano feather appliqué mini dress. She wrapped her box braids into an updo and completed the look with a bright red lip and Forevermark jewelry.
"This is crazyyy. Thank you very much to my @naacp family for continually recognizing myself, and just uplifting our beautiful culture and people,” Martin, who won outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series and outstanding performance by a youth in a series, special, television movie or limited-series, wrote on Instagram.
Keeping things casual-chic, the grown-ish star donned a pair of silky Dior PJs and matching blue slides to the virtual show. She kept her makeup natural and glowy, and pulled her hair into a slicked-back low ponytail.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday star posed in an off-white and blue striped knit dress that featured an open back by Peter Dundas and gold ankle-strap heels by Casadei.
The ballerina accepted the prestigious Spingarn Medal in a bright blue suit and Chopard jewelry.
The outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture nominee looked sharp in a Dior black velvet peak lapel tuxedo and a black cotton shirt.
The young star took home the award for outstanding breakthrough performance in a motion picture for her work in “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.” She paired her embroidered gown by New York Dress with a pretty floral bow. "Hair by: My mom and me!" Mills wrote on Instagram.
The outstanding actress in a drama series nominee watched the show from her living room in an Alexandre Vauthier gown that featured an emerald green silk skirt and a black velvet bustier top. She teamed the strapless dress with hot pink strappy stilettos, plus Cathy Waterman and John Hardy jewelry.