BET Awards 2018: Storm Reid in Reem Acra

Posted on June 25, 2018

It’s a real shame A Wrinkle in Time didn’t do better in theaters, but it almost seems like Miss Storm doesn’t care, because she keeps quietly stepping out in thematically appropriate looks that combine fantasy with high-fashion, as if the promo tour for this film never truly ended for her. In a way, it’s amazingly good branding; a way of saying, “Hey, I’m that girl from that fantasy sci-fi movie you might have forgotten about.”

We’re not a hundred percent sure about the skirt, but the overall look is incredibly charming and on point for her. With the Bantu knots, it represents another example of how actresses like her and Lupita Nyong’o are using black and African hair styles combined with sweetly romantic clothing choices in order to redefine what a Disney Princess or Fantasy Queen is supposed to look like.

Also: Milly Bobbie Brown’s team should take some serious notes here. This is how you combine high-fashion with a young girl’s sensibilities and not come off precocious.




Style Credits:
Reem Acra Purple Mesh Short-sleeved Crop Top and Light Blue Midi Skirt Embellished with Stars and Planets from the Fall 2018 Collection

Styled by Jason Bolden

[Photo Credit: INSTARImages, Courtesy of Reem Acra]

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