BET Awards 2019: Yara Shahidi in Prabal Gurung: IN or OUT?

Posted on June 24, 2019

We’re not even sure why we’re asking, but perhaps you kittens will surprise us. Consider:

 

 

We probably should have warned you about the scrolldown. If you’re feeling dizzy from exposing yourself to cray too quickly, please stare at a point on the horizon and do some deep breathing exercises until you feel your judging capabilities return to their baseline levels.

Are we all good? Okay, then:

 

 

We love the boldness, risk-taking and modernity of her style choices, but the downside to all of those qualities is that one is going to find oneself out in public in a higher-than-normal number of outfits that make you look either a little silly or a little crazy. And as we all know, the line separating “risk-taker” from “weirdo” can often be barely existent. But there are parts of this like – such as the color scheme or the play between the textiles. Also, the earrings, mani and braids are fun, and we have no problem with the shoe choice. But there’s no denying the oddness of that shape and also the fact that the design looks like she’s wearing a basic GAP turtleneck under the dress. We love ourselves a risk-taker and that is the main argument in favor of this out-on-a-limb style. The question put to you is, is that argument enough? Put more succinctly:

 

Yara Shahidi’s Big Pile of Prabal:

IN or OUT? 

 

Style Credits:
– Prabal Gurung Ensemble from the Resort 2020 Collection
– Hanut Singh Earrings
– Norman Silverman Diamonds Round Cut Eternity Band
– Christian Louboutin ‘So Kate’ Black and White Printed Pump

Styled by Jason Bolden | Hair by Kendall Dorsey | Makeup by Emily Cheng | Nails by Tracy Clemens

[Photo Credit: INSTARImages, Courtesy of Prabal Gurung]

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