A Color Affair At The Emmys

While black may sometimes suffice because it’s versatile –not to mention safe, colors always bring out the best in you.

When you’re on the dark side of the complexion wheel, bright shades could be your most complimenting accessory. In the spirit of the Emmy Awards and highlighting colored girls who “brought it”, here’s the bold and the beautiful.

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals

 Olivia wears Prada

If you’ve strangely never heard the name Kerry Washington, Olivia Pope must have come up at least once… or a 100 times. Next to Beyonce, that’s most likely the most metioned name in 2013/14. Following comments on Instagram, many didn’t fancy her look, but no denying that orange brings out the beauty of dark skin.


Real life princess
Teyonah Parris is one gorgeous lady. She’s got great hair, a lovely smile, and she always says thank you whenever you compliment. In this stunning dress by Christian Siriano, she swept those watching off their feet.


Akeelah in blue
There are certain things you cant forget, like childhood memories of your favorite shows or movies. Akeelah, who’s real name I got to know only a few years ago,  is steadily growing into a beautiful woman  and she nails it in this striking blue Rubin Singer gown.

samira wiley at the 2014 emmy awards

Yellow is the new black
I’m not a big fan of the series Orange Is The New Black, but I’ve had the pleasure of sitting through a few episodes and I’ve watched the way  Samira Wiley acts. She’s a very interesting person in movies, always a bit vicious though and regardless of her tomboyish roles, she wears yellow really WELL.

uzoamaka aduba on the emmys 2014 red carpet

Crazy Eyes In A Red Dress

Is not something you see everyday. Before all the media publicity and appearing on red carpets, I never once imagined the weirdo from OITNB in anything remotely sane or feminine. Yet, here she is: Uzoamaka Aduba  a.k.a Crazy Eyes, dressed in red.



Green Reminds Me

 It’s not always about glamour. Find what suits you, and even when it’s not everyone’s favorite, you’ll still look good in it. For a woman at 51, Vanessa Williams looks stunning. I’m not sure what shade of green this is (color ‘éxpats‘ help out) but i like it!


That’s 6 beautiful women of color in all, you must have a favorite, yes? 
Who is it?


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