Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image Awards

And we do mean literally! This was a red carpet blinding in its sparkle!


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The sparkle wave was in full force at this event — and to dazzling effect. Exhibit A? Angell Conwell.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS An Old Hollywood-glam Niecy Nash.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Anika Noni Rose.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Essence Atkins.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Holly Robinson Peete.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Roslyn M. Brock, chair of NAACP, in liquid pewter.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsA kicky, sexy turn from Regina King.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsSVariations on flame hues also figured prominently: see Demetria McKinney.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsSA gorgeous take on the peach trend from Julia Pace Mitchell.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Keshia Knight Pulliam.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Pure burgundy elegance for the ever-impeccable Viola Davis. (This is David Meister.)

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsSAnd yes, white is still making a string showing — although luckily things were rather less creepily bridal than they've been in recent months. Kerry Washington, for instance, went simple, elegant and flawless in Zac Posen.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsSSara Ramirez.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Miss Black USA Osas Ighodaro goes a little space-age, a lot fab.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Tatyana Ali.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsSOn the uber-structured front, we have Amber Riley. This Jennifer Salzman isn't my favorite, but her commitment to pure glamour is unquestionable.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Kat Graham's frock, whatever your opinion, is one of the evening's greatest risks.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Sofia Vergara, a true modern bombshell, shows the potential of an LBD.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image Awards Tia Mowry, in full-on maternity fab.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Sis Tamara in teal — which, given the runways, isn't going anywhere soon.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Kimberly Elise channels a starry night.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Teala Dunn is clearly a style star to watch!

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsS Sandra Oh contributes a rare print, and man do we love an evening print.

Red Carpet Excellence At NAACP Image AwardsSAnd Halle Berry's Pucci? Whether it's with awe or shock, there's only one word for it: stunning.