Tracee Ellis Ross And Gabrielle Union Serve Us Lewks Wearing Black Designers For ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

January 9, 2019  |  

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Tracee Ellis Ross and Gabrielle Union went to a screening of ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ in East Hollywood, California. There were guests like Kiki Layne and J Alexander in attendance, however, there was something noticeably different amongst the fashion choices of the two actresses. They were both wearing black designers.

Screening Of 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross wore an athleisure look by Gucci, pairing a pair of wide-leg cropped Gucci pants with a black Gucci t-shirt tucked in. Highlighting the ensemble was a Dapper Dan x Gucci bomber jacket effortlessly draped over her shoulders with the collar popped and green open-toed heels. She accessorized with a pair of medium sized hoops.

Screening Of 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

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Known for her showing off her incredible skin with minimalistic makeup, she popped her look for the evening with a standout red lip.

Screening Of 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

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New mom Gabrielle Union opted for a look from Pyer Moss’ Collection 2 that showed in Brooklyn. The ensemble features a boldly painted, loose sleeved dress, with a baby blue pleated bottom. This is definitely a statement dress that will make people look twice. It perfectly embodies comfort yet high fashion at the same time. It looks great with her clear strap heels but I could picture this with white sneakers as well for a serious streetstyle moment.

Screening Of 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

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She looked fresh-faced and had a glow while rocking a short cut. I love the neutral glossy lip and the overall soft look! She let the clothes stand out beautifully.

This is nothing new for either as Tracee Ellis Ross wore mostly black designers to the American Music Awards in 2018. Gabrielle Union paid homage to a slew of black designers, wearing their looks to various events back in 2018.

While this is fantastic support, it needs to become more of a norm. I want to see black designers on the red carpet at every major award show, more prominent at fashion events. It’s important for those with platforms to make more conscious choices. I applaud Ross and Union for recognizing this and executing in such a fly manner.

Hopefully, 2019 will be a year where celebs where black designers on the regular versus on special occasions.

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