The 2018 ‘Elle’ Women in Hollywood Celebration was a glorious one, thanks to all the powerful women that turned up for the event. Elle sought to honor women in the entertainment industry who have been pioneers of gender equality. The star-studded party witnessed Jennifer Lopez present an award to Lady Gaga who later told her story about sexual assault in the industry in a 25-minute emotional speech. American human right activist and journalist, Ronan Farrow and his mother, Mia Farrow were both lauded for their loud voices amid the ongoing paradigm shift of the #MeToo movement. Anita Hill shared her opinion on the most pressing topic of the night and so much more. In the midst of the powerful and inspirational words, the stars stormed the red carpet in total glamour.
From Lady Gaga’s chic suit to Yara Shahidi’s monochrome strappy heels, the red carpet look was fabulous back to back. Keep reading to see our list of the amazing celebs who splashed color on the red carpet; in no particular order.
49-year-old Jennifer Lopez defied her age with this look. Shades of Blue TV star stepped the red carpet wearing a color-block Maticevski Fall 2018 number which flaunted her shapely legs. Part of her ensembles were Graziela Gems earrings, Heart On Fire rings and a shiny bracelet. Asides her classy outfit, her choice of shoes were perfect. JLo’s feet fitted prettily into a pair of black Jimmy Choo sandals. The singer wore her blonde hair in a bun style showing off her flawless makeup.
Yara Shahidi is an Iranian-African-American actress, activist, and model. The Blackish star made as much impact on the red carpet as on stage that evening. She took her time to air her opinion on the real power of storytelling. The 18-year-old explained that through the books she read, she was able to visualize her future, one that is free from stereotypes or sexism or racism. As a model, she never ceases to bring her sophisticated side to the red carpet. Yara posed in front of the cameras wearing a canary yellow Calvin Klein dress matched with monochrome sandals and jewelry from the hives of David Webb.
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