What does it take to stand out at one of the most star-studded events of the calendar year? Ask Issa Rae.
The Insecure actress, who once favored leather jackets and tees, arrived to Essence‘s Black Women in Hollywood event yesterday in a truly glamorous gown. One that we undoubtedly can add to our beloved Naked Dress gallery.
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Rae has been on a fashion rampage since the Golden Globes thanks to her stylist, Ayana, who has put her in fitted, Hollywood-glad looks all awards season long.
16 Times Issa Rae Was the Definition of #HairGoals
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2017 Golden Globe Awards
The TV star wore a regal rope twist style to this year’s Golden Globe Awards.
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2017 Independent Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
Issa’s accessorized do won the red carpet at this year’s Independent Spirit Awards Nominee brunch.
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2016 Insecure L.A. Premiere
The writer and actress looked breathtaking in this hairstyle at the October 2016 premiere of Insecure in L.A.
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2016 HBO Post-Emmy Awards Reception
Issa Rae dons a textured up-do for the HBO Post Emmy Awards reception in September 2016.
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October 2016 Jimmy Fallon Appearance
Issa Rae rocks a braided style during her interview with Jimmy Fallon in October 2016.
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October 2017 Jimmy Fallon Appearance
We need a complete 360 of this braided updo–it’s fabulous.
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2016 Insecure Block Party
Issa Rae attends the September 2016 Insecure block party in style.
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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival
Issa Rae’s braided crown stunned at the Urbanworld Film Festival in September 2016.
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2016 BronzeLens Film Festival
Issa Rae’s beautiful mane captured everyone’s attention at the BronzeLens Film Festival in August 2016.
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October 2016 SirusXM Radio Studio Appearance
Issa Rae’s curly coils are perfection during a SiriusXM Studio appearance in October 2016.
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2015 Los Angeles Film Festival
Issa Rae’s auburn fro looked amazing at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival.
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2016 Los Angeles Film Festival
Issa Rae’s side braids were a major hair win at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival.
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2016 BET Awards Dinner
Last year, Issa Rae’s hair was simply fabulous at this 2015 BET Awards dinner.
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2017 Insecure Panel Discussion
Issa Rae’s perfect coif was #hairgoals at a Insecure panel discussion earlier this year.
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2014 L.A. Event
Issa Rae was certainly the one to watch at this 2014 L.A. event.
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Issa Rae’s curls were poppin’ during this 2016 appearance.
So you win fashion today, Ms. Rae. You AND your naked dress.