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11 Celebrity Photos From This Year's Black Girls Rock Awards Show

Featuring gorgeous looks from Janet Jackson, Ciara, Ava DuVernay, and more.

1. Janet's giving us a free lesson in casual couture realness and we couldn't be more grateful.

Instagram: @janetjackson

2. ICYMI, East 30th Street shall henceforth be called Cici's Catwalk.

Instagram: @ciara

3. Fun fact: Leomie Anderson actually invented the color chartreuse yesterday.

Instagram: @leomieanderson

4. Meanwhile, Cynthia Erivo became the official ambassador for the color red.

Instagram: @cynthiaerivo

5. What's better than one Storm Reid slay? Two.

Instagram: @jasonbolden

6. Ava DuVernay, thank you for all of the beauty you've contributed to the world, including your films, your activism, and this serve:

Instagram: @ava

7. Eff a snack or a meal. Niatia "Lil Mama" Kirkland is a whole entire FEAST.

Instagram: @lilmama

8. And the category is "Like a BAWSE." Tens across the board, Kyla!

Instagram: @kylapratt

9. Deciding on a new look? When in doubt, go big, bold, and bright like Naturi Natughton.

Instagram: @lavishbylena

10. Only Angela Simmons could make a candid look so bomb.

Instagram: @angelasimmons

11. *Opens Spotify and plays Jazmine Sullivan's "Masterpiece (Mona Lisa) on repeat*

12. OK Riele Downs I'm gonna need you to chill with these fly faux locs cuz I JUST got box braids!

The 2018 Black Girls Rock! airs on BET on Sunday, Sept. 9. Until then, let's throw it back to this fun fact from last year's show:

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