Each year, A-listers are handed one of the year’s most prestigious invitations. The Diamond Ball is thrown by hip hop’s reigning queen, Rihanna. The star studded gala event not only raises funds for Riri’s charity organization, the Clara Lionel Foundation, it also offers an annual display of some of the most fabulous celebrity looks. Here’s a peek at what the glamorous chose for this year’s red carpet…
The singing fashion superstar donned an exquisite lace catsuit complete with a elaborate bow to the event. The Alexis Mabille designed boasted Swarovski crystal embellishments and a full skirt. The star completed the look with a pair of Jimmy Choo heels.
Issa Rae attended the fourth annual event in this dazzling metallic gown. The sequinned star told reporters that Queen Riri is her celeb ‘girl crush.’ The Insecure actress said, “I look to her, literally, like, ‘What would Rihanna do? What would Rihanna say?’ ”
The South African-born Victoria’s Secret angel strutted her stuff on the pink carpet in this metallic dress. Candice Swanepoel managed to look demure and daring, pairing the dress with oversized gold hoops and ankle boots.
Lala Anthony wowed in this sequinned black and pale blue dress. It’s difficult to believe the actress, businesswoman and producer has just celebrated her 39th birthday!
Joan Smalls looked utterly gorgeous in this purple, satin floor-length gown. With her swept-back locks and diamond necklace, the model exuded old-school glamor.
Paris Hilton has always known how to work a red carpet. The heiress wore this pale pink number with an embellished waist and ostrich feather detailing.