Ultimate evening, Los Angeles was once abuzz as celebrities stepped onto the purple carpet for a in particular particular tournament this award season: the 51th annual NAACP Symbol Awards. In line with its site, “The development celebrates the phenomenal achievements and performances of folks of colour within the arts, in addition to the ones people or teams who advertise social justice thru their ingenious endeavors.”

Some of the celebrities, activists, and concept leaders in attendance had been Tracee Ellis Ross, Lizzo, Yara Shahidi, and others. Rihanna was once offered with the President’s Award on level and gave an impassioned and provoking speech—and, after all, everybody wowed us with their shocking ensembles at the purple carpet too. Learn on to peer our favourite appears from the NAACP Symbol Awards.

WHO: Rihanna

WHO: Tracee Ellis Ross. WEAR: Christopher John Rogers get dressed; Christian Louboutin heels; Djula jewellery

WHO: Cynthia Erivo

WHO: Yara Shahidi

WHO: Lizzo

WHO: Janelle Monáe

WHO: Angela Bassett

WHO: Kiki Layne

WHO: Jasmine Tookes

WHO: Hurricane Reid

WHO: Chloe Bailey

WHO: Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph

WHO: Elaine Welteroth

WHO: Brie Larson. WEAR: Rodarte get dressed; Christian Louboutin heels; Tasaki jewellery

WHO: Luka Sabbat

WHO: Logan Browning

WHO: Marsai Martin

WHO: Tiffany Dena Loftin

For extra of the most recent purple carpet appears, take a look at what everybody wore to the Brit Awards.