Andra Day gave traditional glamour a modern makeover on the 2022 Wearable Artwork Gala.
The Grammy Award-winning star posed on the purple carpet in a sweeping black Georges Hobeika robe, styled by Wouri Vice. The ground-length piece featured a tulle base with a layered practice and deep neckline. Giving the piece a contemporary edge — and following a present eveningwear pattern — have been draped tulle sleeves, mimicking a cape silhouette; the pair hung off of straps to create a cold-shoulder look. Nevertheless, including to Day’s ensemble’s drama was a cascade of allover embroidered crystals, trailing outwards to present her the looks of being sprinkled with gem stones. Spherical glowing diamond hoop earrings completed her ensemble.
When it got here to footwear, the “United States vs. Billie Vacation” star strapped right into a set of black patent leather-based sandals. Her platform type featured thick soles and skinny ankle straps, in addition to crossed toe straps that created a cutout impact. Although Day’s heels weren’t seen, her ensemble was possible given a top enhance from stiletto or block heels totaling at the very least 4 inches in top — an ordinary silhouette for the type, additionally worn by Tina Lawson for the event.
The Wearable Artwork Gala is an annual occasion, hosted by The place Artwork Can Happen (WACO) in Santa Monica at WACO Theater Heart. This yr’s themed event, “Harlem Nights,” celebrated 1920’s-50’s style and the legacies of artists together with Billie Vacation, Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald with a dinner, cocktails and artwork public sale. Honorees included Angela Bassett and Mark Bradford, with particular musical performances by Andra Day and Chloe and Halle Bailey. The occasion was notably chaired by Beyonce and Solange Knowles, in addition to Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Bianca Lawson.