Tracee Ellis Ross In Pyer Moss’ Gender-Bending Runway Look At The American Music Awards 2018.

Who doesn’t love Tracee Ellis Ross? The TED Talk lecturer is the rebel with a cause known for her authentic and impassioned activism for gender and race equality. This year the Emmy nominated actress hosted the 46th Annual American Music Awards and every time Tracee took the stage she changed into a new look with a new theme.

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Tracee Ellis Ross in Laviebyck with stylist Larry Sims backstage at the AMAs 2018.

Ross changed at least nine times during the show and each time she wore a look by a black designer which included Ankara prints from Laviebyck, an incredible cape from Dapper Dan, a scarlet red jump suit by Cushnie, and a stunning tux-dress by Olivier Rousting for Balmain. Other designers included Off-White, Sergio Hudson, and emerging new designers Aminah Abdul Jillil and Deshon.V.

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Tracee Ellis Ross in Aminah Abdul Jillil backstage at the AMAs 2018.

But the look that stood out the most was the Pyer Moss SS19 suit straight from the runway. The Pyer Moss two piece Tracee wore was actually presented during New York Fashion Week on a male model. The gender-bending look was exceptional on both Tracee and the runway model.

For Tracee’s red carpet look stylist Larry Sims added a crystal embellished choker and a pair of fierce earrings that took the look right over the top.

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Nichelle Cole is the founder & editor-in-chief of The Fashion Plate magazine. A respected writer, stylist and influencer, she has been published in fashion magazines around the world.

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