Celebrating Pride: 9 Iconic Fashion Moments From The LGBTQ+ Community

From Lena Waithe, Jessica Betts, Janelle Monaé and others these looks made heads turn.

Taking pride in what you wear is essential to making any outfit look fabulous! To that end, we want to take a moment to honor some of the most amazing fashion moments from the LGBTQ+ community. From fashion shows to red carpets, there have been moments where we were dying for more or yelling, “Yassss!!!” at our screens. Need to take more pride in your style? Well, these top (no pun intended) LGBTQ+ fashion Icons will show you exactly how it’s done. 

  • Lena Waithe at the 2018 Met Gala

    For the 2018 Met Gala, Lena Waithe wore a beautiful, bold rainbow cape by Carolina Herrera. While the colors representing the LGBTQ+ community flanked her shoulders beneath, she wore a crisp white button-up. 

  • Billy Porter at the 64th Annual Grammy’s

    Barbiecore alert! Billy Porter wore a daring Valentino hot pink look to the 64th annual Grammys! The monochromatic outfit flowed seamlessly from train to gloves to slacks!

  • Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts at the 94th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet

    Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts stood out on the red carpet at the Oscars. Nash came hot in a Fuschia form-fitting gown, while Betts' gray suit with blue lapels was elegantly understated, which allows us to appreciate each look truly.

  • Robin Roberts 29th Annual GLAAD Awards

    Robin Roberts wore a sleek all-black suit to the GLAAD Awards that was complimented by a silvery waist chain belt and a pearl and crystal appearing flower brooch pinned to her blazer.

  • RuPaul 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp

    Whether he is in full drag or walking in his true essence, RuPaul is a fashion icon even when he's giving us just face. RuPaul wore this bedazzled, colorful zebra-striped suit to the year's biggest fashion event. The met gala was a celebrated camp that year.

  • Janelle Monaé at 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp

    Adding another eye-catching look from the 2019 Met Gala, Janelle Monaé. She collaborated with designer Christian Siriano to achieve this Picasso-inspired look, and the singer sure looked like a work of art! The multi-colored dress replicated Picasso's famous face paintings, including a bold red lip and eyelashes. The artist also managed to stack four hats on top of her head playfully. She was definitely the talk of the night, and when asked by Vanity Fair if she had a tough time with the theme, she responded, "I am camp. It's embedded in my DNA." 

  • Victoria Monét at the 2022 BET Awards

    Does anyone else have a secret crush on Victoria Monét? We do! And the sexy brown-golden dress she wore to the BET awards is one of the reasons why. The singer coasted through the red carpet while the dress hugged her curves, and the cone-like breast shape finished the look. 

  • Samira Wiley At The 38th College Television Awards

    Nothing looks more empowering that stepping out in a firey red boss-looking suit. And Samira Wiley wore this two-piece suit with a twist. The neckline was enhanced with a peek-a-book cleavage paired with all-red slacks and black open-toed shoes. 

  • EJ Johnson at the Premiere Of Apple's "They Call Me Magic."

    EJ Johnson is en vogue no matter where he is! From a casual walk to red-carpet events, Johnson is always giving us a look. He wore this metallic silver dress alongside his father, Magic Johnson. He traded his fresh fade for a short wig with a side part. The hair looked fabulous and gave the outfit a more futuristic feel. 

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