Trend-spotting at the Tonys: The best looks sported by Black stars on Broadway’s biggest night

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Kara Young attends the The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)Credit: Kara Young attends The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)

As the 77th annual Tony Awards kicked off on Sunday at New York City’s Lincoln Center, hopes were high for Broadway’s Black nominees. During a night of big wins and equally big onstage moments, there were several show-stopping fashion statements. From a reemergence of logomania to a series of golden girls, Broadway’s biggest stars and beyond showed that like the stage, fashion is made for grand performances.

Who wore the winning ‘fits? Below, theGrio has compiled the best looks and trends sported by Black stars on Broadway’s biggest night.

1. Kara Young was anything but drab in olive

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Credit: Kara Young attends The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)

2. Going for the gold with Taraji, Danai, Cynthia and Ariana

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Credit: (Left to right) Ariana DeBose, Taraji P. Henson, Cynthia Erivo and Danai Gurira at The 77th Annual Tony Awards at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photos: Getty Images)

3. Audra McDonald, Alicia Keys and more show off the inspiring elegance of braids and twists

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Credit: (Left to right) Audra McDonald, Danai Gurira, Heather Simms and Alicia Keys at The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photos: Getty Images)

4. Men look great in florals, too

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Credit: Paul Tazewell attends the 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

5. Lit from within looks

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Credit: (Left to right) Alyah Chanelle Scott, Camille A. Brown and Lena Waithe at The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photos: Getty Images)

6. Logomania is back

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Credit: Alicia Keys performs onstage during the The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

7. Bare shoulders make a big impact

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Credit: Left to right: Jesmille Darbouze, Nikki M. James, Alicia Keys, Maleah Joi Moon and Renée Elise Goldsberry at The 77th Annual Tony Awards on June 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photos: Getty Images)
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