PHOTOS: Issa Rae, Kerry Washington, Niecy Nash and more serve MAGIC at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon
Oscars week means there are tons of fabulous events happening in Los Angeles leading up to the big night and the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon is always one for the books.
This year, the beautiful Black women of Tinseltown served up several style moments when they hit the red carpet for the annual event held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Folks like Kerry Washington, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, and Melina Matsoukas mixed and mingled before heading inside to celebrate each other.
Check out some of our favorite looks:
Eve proved she was the hostess with the mostess when she donned this sexy red gown before heading inside to emcee the star-studded event.
The All Rise star was looking lovely in this printed blouse with huge sleeves and a slim white skirt.
The Black Lady Sketch Show creator hit the carpet in a high-low gown and one wicked braid.
Marsai Martin & Jenifer Lewis
The black-ish stars showed their love for each other while they posed for some snapshots.
The POSE star let her curls loose for the annual event that honors the contributions of Black Women in Hollywood.
The Claws star served lots of leg in this silky, coral-colored gown and beautifully braided hair.
The bride-to-be wore all black with some fun fringe.
Our favorite superhero sported a black leather coat and feathered pants paired with strappy sandals.
The POWER star looked adorable in this short dress and sexy heels.
This boss lady served up some serious style in this elaborate outfit and her long braid was the perfect touch.
The Insecure star who’s currently on tour showed off her winning smile all day.
We love this black and white look from Angela Rye.
The newest addition to Grown-ish never disappoints when it comes to her fashion choices.
The singer/actress couldn’t be cuter in this polka dot dress and haute hat.
This brown-skinned beauty was a vision in white and owned the carpet in sky-high heels.
The Clemency star took her place among Hollywood royalty in this gorgeous print.
Tia is looking radiant in this gorgeous, printed midi-dress.
The Waves star hit the carpet in this sparkly cream-colored gown paired with silver shoes and a matching handbag.
The POSE star was pretty in pink for the annual luncheon.
This actress hit every pose looking like a bombshell in this racy ensemble.
Aja Naomi King
The How To Get Away With Murder alum is radiant in red.
The Queen & Slim director certainly made a statement with this bold fashion choice.
Shahidi Wright Joseph
The Us star flaunted her fantastic hairstyle and gorgeous suit when she hit the carpet.
The star of the upcoming film The Photograph looked ready for Valentine’s Day in this gorgeous gown.