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Tracee Ellis Ross, AMAs, Black Designers

Tracee Ellis Ross Rocks Black Designers for the Culture at AMAs

Comedian Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the 2018 American Music Awards wearing pieces from Black designers in all of her press and show looks on Tuesday night.

“I’ve featured black designers in all of my @AMAs press looks, and will do the same for all my show looks tonight!” the blackish star wrote on Twitter. During the show, Ross shared the details for each of her ensembles.

Ross followed in the footsteps of HBO series creator Issa Rae, who donned all Black designers when she hosted the CFDA Awards in June.

Throughout the night she sported looks from Pyer Moss designed by Kerby Raymond; Off-White by Virgil Abloh;  a custom Gucci number designed by Dapper Dan and Balmain designed by Olivier Rousteing.

 Pink power suit by Pyer Moss.

Gucci-Dapper Dan cape.

Gold mirrored-sequin dress by CD Greene.

Cherry-red skirt by Shanell Campbell.

Pink and creme tulle gown by Off-White.

Leopard-print catsuit, glove and beret by Sergio Hudson.

Printed fishtail gown with bell sleeves by LAVIE by CK.

Balmain double-breasted black sequin gown.

Blue note suit by Deshon.

Red off-the-shoulder jumpsuit by Cushnie.

Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.