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    Angela Bassett, Danielle Brooks, And H.E.R. All Understood The Purple Assignment At "The Color Purple" Premiere — Here's What They And Everyone Else Wore

    I never thought purple could look so good. 😍

    The Color Purple will finally arrive in theaters in just two more weeks! Based on the 1982 novel of the same name and its Broadway musical, the film has been described by Warner Bros. as a tale about "the extraordinary sisterhood of three women who share one unbreakable bond." It stars Fantasia as Celie, Halle Bailey as Nettie, Danielle Brooks as Sofia, and Taraji P. Henson as the famous Shug Avery.

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    Last night, the stars and other attendees stepped out for the premiere — on theme, of course — and many of the guests served up some of the best purple looks I've seen in a while. Here's what everyone wore:

    Halle Bailey:

    She's wearing a multitiered, flared red halter top gown
    Halle close-up and smiling

    Oprah:

    She's wearing a long-sleeved purple, formfitting gown with a small train
    Close-up of Oprah smiling

    Taraji P. Henson:

    Taraji in a swirl-collar, sleeveless black-and-white gown with small train
    Close-up of Taraji smiling

    Angela Bassett:

    Angela in a sparkly sleeveless, one-shoulder purplish gown
    Close-up of Angela smiling

    Fantasia:

    Fantasia in a long-sleeved two-piece black gown with a train and large white polka dots
    Close-up of Fantasia

    Danielle Brooks:

    Danielle in a sparkly bodice-top and satiny-bottom purple gown with side slit and a veil
    Close-up of Danielle smiling

    Storm Reid:

    Storm in a cutout black sleeveless, swirl-cutout gown with thigh-high side slit
    Close-up of Danielle showing the backless gown

    Ciara:

    Ciara in a white pantsuit with a floor-length cape and unbuttoned to show her sparkly pregnant belly
    Close-up of Ciara

    H.E.R.:

    HER in a purple short-sleeved, off-the-shoulder gown with thigh-high side slit

    Tyler Perry:

    Tyler in a purple suit, no tie
    Close-up of Tyler smiling

    Steven Spielberg:

    Steven in a plaid suit jacket with purple accents, purple tie, and purplish pants
    Close-up of Steven smiling

    Colman Domingo:

    Colman in a maroon suit, no tie
    Close-up of Colman

    Lupita Nyong'o:

    Lupita in a mid-calf sheer black skirt and long-sleeved sheer black blouse
    Close-up of Lupita smiling

    Quinta Brunson:

    Quinta in a puffy-sleeved mid-calf purple dress
    Close-up of Quinta smiling

    Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker:

    Boris in a black suit and tie and Nicole in a feathery sleeveless, halter-top pinkish gown
    Close-up of Nicole and Boris

    Chloe Bailey:

    Close-up of Chloe in a sheer sleeveless black and brown print gown with small train
    Close-up of Chloe

    Alicia Keys:

    Alicia in a purple, blue, and white print gown with long flowing sleeves and a train
    Close-up of Alicia smiling

    Niecy Nash:

    Niecy in a sparkly purple and blue pantsuit with feathery purple cape
    Close-up of Niecy smiling

    David Alan Grier:

    David in a beige print long cardigan and plaid pants
    Close-up of David smiling with a mustache and full beard

    LisaRaye McCoy:

    LisaRaye in a long-sleeved white, mid-calf turtleneck dress
    Close-up of LisaRaye smiling

    Ariana DeBose:

    Ariana in a bluish-black pantsuit
    Close-up of Ariana smiling

    Amber Riley:

    Amber in a long-sleeved, high-necked black gown with plastic bodice
    Close-up of Amber smiling

    Nafessa Williams:

    Nafessa in a sheer sleeveless white gown with thigh-high slit
    Close-up of Nafessa smiling

    Deon Cole:

    Deon in a black suit, no tie, with purple shoes and a purple handkerchief in the suit jacket pocket
    Close-up of Deon

    Brandee Evans:

    Brandee in a midriff-baring, frilly-halter-top red gown
    Close-up of Brandee

    Patrick Starr:

    Patrick in a two-tiered sleeveless gown with frilly hems and a high puffy headpiece
    Close-up of Patrick smiling

    Kym Whitley:

    Kym in a purple pantsuit blowing a kiss
    Close-up of Kym smiling

    Paula Abdul:

    Paula in a long-sleeved red velvet gown with train
    Close-up of Paula

    David Oyelowo:

    David in a long-sleeved purple print top and white pants
    Close-up of David smiling

    Raheem DeVaughn:

    Raheem  in a purple velvet suit jacket, purple shirt, and black pants
    Close-up of Raheem smiling

    D-Nice and Jennifer Freeman:

    D-Nice in a purple suit with black accents, a black hat, and black shirt, and Jennifer in a strapless flared black gown
    Close-up of D-Nice and Jennifer smiling

    Blitz Bazawule:

    Blitz in a purple and white striped suit and purplish blue kufi hat
    Close-up of Blitz smiling

    Teyonah Parris:

    Teyonah in a long-sleeved, high-neck black gown with front slit
    Close-up of Teyonah smiling

    Corey Hawkins:

    Close-up of Corey in a gray suit with mid-calf jacket, black shirt, and black corsage
    Close-up of Corey smiling

    Ruth E. Carter:

    Ruth in a purple velvet suit jacket, satiny long purple gown, and sparkly gold top
    Close-up of Ruth smiling

    Phylicia Pearl Mpasi:

    Phylicia in a gown with a short-sleeved flowery pinkish top and a yellow bottom with small train
    Close-up of Phylicia smiling

    Andra Day:

    Andra in a purple petal-motif top and shiny purple leggings
    Close-up of Andra

    Fatima Robinson:

    Fatima in a light-purple mid-calf dress with long, flowing sleeves and a pink kufi-style hat
    Close-up of Fatima smiling

    Mary Mary:

    Erica Atkins-Campbell in a bluish short-sleeved pantsuit and Trecina Atkins-Campbell in a purple sleeveless gown
    Close-up of Erica and Trecina smiling

    Which looks are you loving? Tell me in the comments below — and don't forget to watch The Color Purple on Dec. 25!