Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

The 19th NAACP Theatre Awards, at West Hollywood's DGA theater, had as varied a red carpet as we've ever seen: you want glam? glitz? retro? dubious? nightwear? You've come to the right place!

Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Kyla Pratt's dress has the disconcerting effect of looking like long, Ringu-like strands of wet hair are clinging to her.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Love the shape of Tatyana Ali's frock, don't love the odd mix of gold, eyelet and lamé.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Karimah Westbrook, despite odd belt, looks incredibly sleek.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Wow! Kinda loving Nautica De La Cruz' dramatic retro formal.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

I feel like the odd length of Aasha Davis' dress shouldn't work, but it does.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Mari Morrow's peach confection is kinda Disney-does-Olympus!


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Debating Camille Winbush's unusual choice of sandal with graphic. I suspect she's working it. What say you?


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

I'm really hoping a little girl saw Jennia Fredrique en route, because this Swan Princess situation would totally make her year, and probably influence the rest of her life in a profound way.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Audra McDonald's LBD: retro-perfect.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

CeCe Antoinette sports a mother-of-the-bride classic: the token, transparent coat. Other varietals include the jacket, bolero, and shawl.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

Niecy Nash does her usual unreconstructed bombshell.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

I am very "pro" bringing back getups like Lauren Velez' as loungewear - hostess pajamas, even. And I am quite pro discouraging them as red carpet wear. In a purely rhetorical sense, of course - obviously anyone should have the freedom to wear what she will, a reason I've always shied away from the construction "fashion crime" in any variation.


Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

What say you: is Monique Coleman sporting separates - or a dress? And how does this effect your opinion? (I'm channeling those "discussion questions" at the back of a worthy paperback.)

Choose Your Choices At NAACP Theatre Awards

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