2023 NAACP Image Awards: Men Not In Black

These stars prove there are lots of options outside of black for formal wear.


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When it comes to formal events, it can be simple for men to throw on a black suit and go. At the 2023 NAACP Image Awards some men chose to go a different route. While working within the guidelines of formality they played with color, and sometimes texture, to add a little pizazz to the carpet. Let's take a look at some of these trendsetters. By: Alba Anthony

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J. Alphonse Nicholson chose blue on blue for the event

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Marcus Scribner paired his beige suit with a black turtleneck

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Tyler James Williams looks easy breezy in his white suit with black and white top

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Nicco Annan paired his bold blue suit with snakeskin boots

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Brian White added a little texture to his deep jeweltone suit with velvet

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