Advertisement

The best and most daring looks celebrities wore to the 2024 NAACP Image Awards

The best and most daring looks celebrities wore to the 2024 NAACP Image Awards
  • The NAACP Image Awards, which honors the accomplishments of Black creatives, was held on Saturday.

  • Winners, including Usher and "Queen Charlotte" star India Amarteifio, wore eye-catching looks.

  • Menswear-inspired attire and unique bodices were popular among the A-listers in attendance.

The NAACP Image Awards' weeklong celebration came ended on Saturday with a live awards show hosted by Queen Latifah, who returned to emcee the ceremony after taking on the role for the first time last year.

Before the stars in attendance took their seats at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, they posed for the cameras on a gold-hued carpet.

Take a look at the most memorable looks of the night.

Usher, honored as Entertainer of the Year, wore a satin black suit and matching shirt unbuttoned to his waist and featured oversize cuffs.

Usher attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Usher attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

'Queen Charlotte' breakout star India Amarteifio opted for a vintage-inspired look consisting of an off-the-shoulder, floor-skimming houndstooth dress and matching hat.

India Amarteifio attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
India Amarteifio attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Keke Palmer delivered the drama with a dramatic tuxedo with a bow tie and red rose boutonniere.

Keke Palmer at the 55th NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Keke Palmer at the 55th NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.John Salangsang/Variety via Getty Images

Idris Elba kept things classic with an all-black suit, while his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, wore a floor-length tan dress.

Sabrina Dhowre Elba and Idris Elba attend the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Sabrina Dhowre Elba and Idris Elba attend the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Kayla Oaddams/FilmMagic/Getty Images

'The Color Purple' star Fantasia Barrino brought the glamour in a white gown that she paired with black sequinned gloves.

Fantasia Barrino attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Fantasia Barrino attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Unique Nicole/WireImage/Getty Images

John Boyega wore an unusual pinstripe gray ensemble featuring a blazer and overcoat.

John Boyega attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
John Boyega attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Architectural detailing made Taraji P. Henson's yellow gown stand out from the crowd.

Taraji P. Henson attends the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Taraji P. Henson attends the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images

Eva Marcille was daring and glamorous in a cropped shirt and blazer, which she paired with a sequinned skirt.

Eva Marcille attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Eva Marcille attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Halle Bailey's sumptuous emerald green gown featured a plunging neckline.

Halle Bailey attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Halle Bailey attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

'Abbott Elementary' star Sheryl Lee Ralph also opted for a green-hued dress with a sequinned-covered body, sheer skirt, and flowing cape.

Sheryl Lee Ralph at the 55th NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Sheryl Lee Ralph at the 55th NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.John Salangsang/Variety via Getty Images

Teyonah Parris' simply glowed in her white sequinned-covered gown.

Teyonah Parris attends the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Teyonah Parris attends the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images

Pinky Cole's eye-catching red dress featured a built-in hood.

Pinky Cole attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Pinky Cole attends the 55th Annual NAACP Awards at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Kyla Pratt went for an unusual silhouette. Her strapless ivory dress featured a voluminous skirt that panned out and cinched back in.

Kyla Pratt attends the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Kyla Pratt attends the 55th NAACP Image Awards at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET

Read the original article on Business Insider