It's Giving... FASHION!: Taraji P. Henson Wore Over 10 Stylish Looks To Host The BET Awards 2021

BET Awards 2021: Taraji P. Henson's Looks

It's Giving... FASHION!: Taraji P. Henson Wore Over 10 Stylish Looks To Host The BET Awards 2021

See the looks inspired by musical legends!

UPDATED ON : JUNE 29, 2021 / 11:37 AM

Written by Emerald Elitou

When Taraji P. Henson was announced at the host of the BET Awards 2021, we knew that she would give us everything we needed for the music-filled night. Besides providing comedy, live entertainment, and sisterhood vibes, the multi-talented star also slayed with several jaw-dropping looks that kept us talking the entire night!

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With multiple outfit changes (an estimated total of twelve), we were left awe-struck each time she made an appearance during Culture’s Biggest Night! She even paid homage to notable Black women who inspire her.

Below, see how Henson used her fashion and beauty to pay tribute to Diana Ross, Erykah Badu, Spades, Baby Esther Jones (The Black Betty Boop), Tina Turner and even H.E.R!

  1. Styled By Jason Bolden and John Mumblo, Taraji showed off her musical side with an ensemble from Dundas. The look was inspired by singer H.E.R.
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 27: Taraji P. Henson performs onstage at the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
    (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
  2. Makeup artist, Saisha Beecham ensured that Taraji shined when styled in a sequin fringed dress with structured shoulders from Zuhair Murad. Fabulous!
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 27: Taraji P. Henson speaks onstage at the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
    (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
  3. Hairstylist Tym Wallace gave Taraji the largest afro possible to celebrate the legacy of 'the boss' Diana Ross. We especially love the extravagance of this Greta Constantine number.
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 27: Host Taraji P. Henson speaks onstage at the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for BET)
    (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for BET)
  4. The host gave a brief history on twerking while paying homage to Baby Esther Jones (better known as the original betty boop).
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 27: Taraji P. Henson speaks onstage at the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
    (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)
  5. Taraji served up hotness in a beaded lace catsuit and a 40-inch unit. The fabulous host accentuated her looks the embellished talons.
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 27: Taraji P. Henson poses onstage at the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for BET)

(Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for BET)

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