There's no mistaking it: Los Angeles is abuzz with red carpet events now that award season is in full swing. Last night was a particularly special occasion: the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards was fittingly held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. According to its website, "The event celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts, as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors." Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, Issa Rae, and others were honored with awards on stage—and, of course, they wowed us with their outfits on the red carpet too. Read on to see our favorite looks from the NAACP Image Awards.
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