Blac Chyna Is Not the First to Nail the Courtroom Outfit

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Blac Chyna Is Not the First to Nail the Courtroom Outfit

Here's a look at the most fabulous from Diddy, Jay-Z and more.

Published July 11th

Yesterday we got our first look at a court-ready Blac Chyna. Optics are a very important puzzle piece in trying to garner sympathy in the eyes of the court, and aesthetics, specifically, can make or break a case. The subject is so critical that it has inspired articles aplenty, including this Wall Street Journal piece, which notes that depending on the case matter, it could be advantageous to consider the subject at hand and how one's outward appearance could support or detract from his or her argument. The article uses the following as examples: "A woman who is claiming poverty in a financial hearing might undermine her case if she's wearing highly expensive clothing," and "sloppy dress at trial might seem to add to the case against a father accused of neglectful child-rearing." Fair enough.

In light of Chyna's white pantsuit moment yesterday and the multitude of memes that centered around the implications of different wigs, we present to you 10 other celebrity courtroom looks from high-profile cases. You'll find that Diddy and Lil Kim are on this list multiple times, but their dapper suits and outrageous accessories, respectively, prove them worthy of multiple spots.

 
  1. Diddy, 2001
    (Photo: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)
  2. Diddy, 2001
    (Photo: RJ Capak/WireImage)
  3. Lil Kim, 2005
    (Photo: Scott Gries/Getty Images)
  4. Lil Kim, 2005
    (Photo: J. Countess/WireImage)
  5. Lil Kim, 2005
    (Photo: J. Countess/WireImage)
  6. Ludacris, 2006
    (Photo: Andrew Savulich/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
  7. Snoop Dogg, 2007
    (Photo: Mel Melcon-Pool/Getty Images)
  8. T.I., 2009
    (Photo: Ben Rose/WireImage)
  9. Rihanna, 2009
    (Photo: Pool/Getty Images)
  10. Jay-Z, 2015
    (Photo: Kevork S. Djansezian/Getty Images)

Written by BET Staff

(Photos from left: RJ Capak/WireImage, JB Lacroix/GC Images, Scott Gries/Getty Images)

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