21 Best Red Carpet Looks From Black Designers And Stylists In 2023

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The 2023 awards season is in full swing. This year’s red carpet looks are unmatched, but of course, none of that would be possible without the designers who create the clothes and the stylists who craft the outfits.

Here are 21 of the best red carpet looks from Black designers and stylists in 2023:


Legendary stylist Law Roach dressed Zendaya in a vintage Versace gown and Bulgari jewels for the NAACP Image Awards.

Zendaya in a strapless, two-toned gown with front slit and train


He also pulled this reworked vintage Prada outfit for Zendaya to wear later in the night.

Zendaya in a two-piece bra top with star-motif bodice and long gown skirt with star-motif waistline


And he styled her in this utterly flawless Valentino gown for the SAG Awards 24 hours later.

Zendaya in a strapless rose-motif gown with train


In addition, Law Roach styled Issa Rae in this custom Aknvas dress for the NAACP Image Awards.

Issa in a strapless gown with high side slit and large floral design above one bodice


Brandon Blackwood designed a custom gown for Serena Williams to sport at the NAACP Image Awards.

Serena on the red carpet in a black velvet gown with high side slit and long sleeves


Bryon Javar styled Quinta Brunson in this stunning, seashell-esque Jean-Louis Sabaji dress for the SAG Awards.

Quinta on the red carpet in a scalloped-top fringe gown


He also had Quinta sparkling in this Dolce & Gabbana gown for the NAACP Image Awards.

Quinta on the red carpet in a strapless sequined gown with train


And Bryon Javar styled Marsai Martin’s ethereal Rami Kadi look from the same night.

Marsai on the red carpet in a strapless shiny beaded gown with floral top


Stylist Jennifer Austin and Angela Bassett did the thing with this Christian Siriano dress at the Critics Choice Awards.

Angela smiling on the red carpet in a strapless black velvet tiered gown


Jennifer also transformed Angela into the human embodiment of sunshine for the SAG Awards with this Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown.

Angela on the red carpet in a strapless gown with ballerina tulle bottom and tulle bodice


In addition, she worked her magic on Brian Tyree Henry, styling him in this lovely Viggo suit for the Critics Choice Awards.

Brian on the red carpet in a straight-pant monochromatic suit with corsage and white shirt


CD Greene designed the glamorous golden gown that Jennifer Hudson wore to the Golden Globes.

Jennifer in a shiny sequined, short-sleeved gown


Superstar styling duo Wayman + Micah dressed Jodie Turner Smith in this fabulous Gucci gown for the BAFTAs.

Jodie on the red carpet in a long-sleeved swirling, fringe gown


They also styled Coco Jones in this gorgeous, gleaming, and golden Zuhair Murad for the Grammys.

Coco on the red carpet in a sequined halter-top gown with high side slit


And Wayman + Micah chose a beautiful blue Balmain gown by creative director Oliver Rousteing for Michaela Jaé Rodriguez’s Golden Globes look.

Michaela in an off-the shoulder satiny ruffled gown with front slit


Stylist Jason Bolden chose this cute Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown for Yara Shahidi to wear to the NAACP Image Awards.

Yara in a strapless short dress with ruffled bottom and off-the-shoulder train


He also dressed Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union in these standout Versace looks for the same event.

Dwyane in a monochromatic suit holding hands with Gabrielle, who's wearing a multicolored, strapless geometric-print gown


Ashley North styled Tyler James Williams in this sleek People of All Nations suit for the NAACP Image Awards.

Tyler on the red carpet in a monochromatic white suit with straight pants and print shirt


And Ashley chose this stylish Thrash Bespoke suit for Tyler to walk the SAG Awards red carpet in.

Tyler on the red carpet in a striped suit with bow tie and white shirt


Abisoye Odugbesan styled Sheila Atim in this silvery Prada gown for the BAFTAs.

Sheila on the red carpet in a shiny strapless, silvery gown with opera gloves


And finally, Sheila wore an unforgettable outfit designed by Christopher John Rogers to the SAG Awards.

Sheila on the red carpet in a corseted bra top and a ruffled skirt gown with cape sleeves

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