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10 Looks That Ruled the 2015 BET Awards Red Carpet

posted: 06/29/15
by: Mara Betsch

The 2015 BET Awards seemed to have an unwritten dress code -- nearly all the ladies who graced the red carpet wore black, white or a combination of both. But that doesn't mean their looks were boring! With feathers, capes, and plenty of sequins, these 10 actresses, models and singers turned heads. Check out the buzziest looks of the night.

1. Nicki Minaj chose this understated zip-front black Givenchy gown -- a far cry from her neon looks from a few years ago.

#Givenchy dress #TomFord heels

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2. Singer Ciara stunned in this sheer Wes Gordon sheath. Her handsome boyfriend Russell Wilson was a nice touch, too!

Ciara in Wes Gordon at the BET Awards #Ciara #RussellWilson #BETawards #WesGordon

A photo posted by WES GORDON (@wes_gordon) on

3. Breaking the black and white trend, Rihanna introduced the trailer for her latest single in this goldenrod satin shorts suit.

#BETawards2015 #BBHMMvideo #trailer Who's ready for Thursday?????

A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on

4. Always elegant, Gabrielle Union shimmered in this gorgeous Halston gown, complete with a peek-a-boo back.

5. Janelle Monae has never met a cape she didn't like, but we love her signature look -- it's polished yet suits her eclectic style!

6. Amber Rose and her friend Blac Chyna attended the event in these surprisingly demure matching white pantsuits.

Chyna @blacchyna and I went to the BET awards as each other's Date to celebrate Marriage Equality #LoveWins

A photo posted by Amber Rose (@amberrose) on

7. Tracee Ellis Ross and her co-star and co-host Anthony Anderson walked the red carpet together. Ellis Ross looked white-hot in this curve-hugging LWD.

#traceeellisross #allthingsfiery #allthingsfiery_atf #betawards #betawards2015 #blackish

A photo posted by Duchess Sasha-Ying (@allthingsfiery_atf) on

8. Describing herself as a "tall, skinny glass of sparkling water" Zendaya rocks this sequined minidress with 6-inch platform heels.

Yes...I'm a tall 6'4"(with these heels) skinny glass of sparkling water and I love it. ???#bodylove

A photo posted by Zendaya (@zendaya) on

9. Always one to watch on the red carpet, Laverne Cox looked both sexy and sophisticated in this Dmitry Sholokhov tuxedo jumpsuit.

10. Kelly Rowland took a fashion risk in this black feathery minidress. We're not sure this is our favorite look, but she gets points for originality.

#can'tfrontitwashotasshiZZZZZZ

A photo posted by kellyrowland (@kellyrowland) on