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The 54th NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals

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Although a historic storm hit Los Angeles this weekend, that still didn’t stop the celebrities from giving us our fashion fix on the 2023 NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet because we’re already obsessing over the ensembles that are leaving us all swooning. Held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the annual awards show once again brought out the best of the best and it’s safe to say that the Black excellence was on full display this year because the girls did not come to play!

Some of our favorites in Black entertainment are on the scene for what is shaping up to be another epic celebration of our culture. From our style queen Quinta Brunson and her consistent fashionable slays to the vibrant Shannon Thorton and everyone in between, the celebs were out and about showing off their hottest looks. Here’s a preview of some of the looks we loved in our 2023 NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet Rundown.

Red Carpet Rundown: The Hottest Looks From The 2023 NAACP Image Awards  was originally published on

1. Shannon Thornton

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Shannon Thornton stepped onto the scene at the 54th NAACP Image Awards donning a purple and black Tony Ward Couture look that was everything. 

2. Quinta Brunson

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Quinta Brunson looked stunning in this sparkly number. 

3. Gail Bean

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Gail Bean was everything on the yellow carpet donning this two toned black and silver gown for the annual awards show. 

4. Coco Jones

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Coco Jones turned heads in this all black, cut out look. 

5. Serena Williams

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Serena Williams looked gorgeous in this custom black Brandon Blackwood gown with a thigh high slit. 

6. Kerry Washington

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Kerry Washington was everything in this strapless black gown. 

7. Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett

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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett gave us style and couple goals at the annual awards show with Angela donning an effortless white jumpsuit with a deep v-neckline and her hubby rocking a dapper black suit. 

8. Viola Davis

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Viola Davis looked like royalty in this purple gown. 

9. Blac Chyna

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Blac Chyna looked gorgeous in this vibrant gown with a deep v-neckline and her adorable pixie cut hairstyle. 

10. Kenya Moore

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Kenya Moore looked angelic in this pearl colored slip gown.