Best Dressed List: 25 of Black Hollywood’s Most Fashion Forward Stars

These celebs are in always in style.


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Lori Harvey showed up at the Victoria's Secret Celebrates The Tour '23 looking like one of the angels.

Photo By Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret


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Willow Smith looked like a true rock star at the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Photo By Photo by JC Olivera


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Jodie Turner-Smith shut down the red carpet at Vogue World: London 2023.

Photo By Photo by Alan Chapman/Dave Benett/Getty Images


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Fabulous as always, EJ Johnson sported a full-length leather looking coat on the red carpet at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Photo By Photo by Jesse Grant


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Singer Janelle Monáe was the picture of loveliness at the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party earlier this year.

Photo By Photo by Jemal Countess


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Ever the stand out on the red carpet, Tracee Ellis Ross looked dreamy at the Clooney Foundation For Justice Inaugural Albie Awards.

Photo By Photo by Arturo Holmes


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The Weeknd made a neutral suit look fashion forward by pairing it with a burgundy tie and shoes.

Photo By Photo by Rachel Luna


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Actress Zoë Kravitz makes high fashion seem cool and doing so at the Kering Foundation Second Annual Caring For Women Dinner.

Photo By Photo by Ilya S. Savenok


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It may seem that Louis Vuitton couldn't get any cooler, but its creative director, Pharrell Williams, did exactly that.

Photo By Photo by Jacopo Raule


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Lenny Kravitz released his first album in 1989 and has been rocking our world ever since.

Photo By Photo by Frazer Harrison


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When doesn't Zendaya look fabulous? And she didn't miss the mark at the "Bulgari Mediterranea High Jewelry" event in May.

Photo By Photo by Claudio Lavenia


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It's hard to stand out at the Met Ball, but RiRi made us all look this year as the gala celebrated "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line Of Beauty."

Photo By Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris


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There is one word that describes actress Storm Reid at the amfAR Cannes Gala: elegant.

Photo By Photo by Pascal Le Segretain


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Thigh-high boots, train-length raincoat, no one does it quite like Cynthia Erivo.

Photo By Photo by Mike Marsland


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All we can say is Viola Davis is a true queen, and this purple dress punctuates that.

Photo By Photo by Kayla Oaddams


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Flawless as always was Regina King at the 11th Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards.

Photo By Photo by Leon Bennett


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Russell Wilson and Ciara's looks were in perfect sync at the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones.

Photo By Photo by Amy Sussman


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The hair and the gown all scream old Hollywood, and Kerry Washington makes it look flawless.

Photo By Photo by Jon Kopaloff


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Honey blond hair accents this black form-fitting dress on actress Laverne Cox.

Photo By Photo by Robert Smith


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Angela Bassett looked stunning in this white wide-leg jumpsuit by Greta Constantine at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.

Photo By Photo by Leon Bennett


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Just about every look former first lady Michelle Obama wore on her book tour for "Becoming" was becoming, and this one was no different.

Photo By Photo by Dia Dipasupil/


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Oprah Winfrey always emotes beauty from the inside out and vice versa, and her pinstripe suit and confidence stood out at the premiere of "A Jazzman's Blues."

Photo By Photo by Jemal Countess


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Karrueche Tran was a true stand-out at the LaQuan Smith Spring 2024 Ready To Wear Fashion Show.

Photo By Photo by Steve Eichner


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This tangerine Versace gown made heads turn for Imaan Hammam at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 31st Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party.

Photo By Photo by Jamie McCarthy


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Aoki Lee Simmons jumped the pond and attended the Tommy x Shawn: The "Classics Reborn" Global Activation VIP dinner in this fun look.

Photo By Photo by Dave Benett