“Instinct like Cuba Gooding steppin out the latest toy
Hazard lights blinkin, gators hit the floor
Everybody watch the red carpet entrance, cameras flashin
Just to think, that was yesterday’s action”
—Nas, It’s Mine (Mobb Deep, Murda Muzik, 1999)
Mahershala Ali is living the no sock life to spite you, the True Detective star, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie, walked the purple carpet in a grayish blue suit, light blue shirt, black bow tie and blue tinted oval sunglasses.
Michael K. Williams
Michael K. Williams pulled up in a brown tux with leather lapels, black shirt and black bow tie. That’s a mean look. Williams was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role in the Netflix film, When They See Us.
Dyllon Burnside, who stars in the television show, Pose, showed up in a murdered out tuxedo. The all black look featured a textured jacket, shirt with concealed buttons, and a bow tie.
Sterling K. Brown
Sterling K. Brown’s red hot look consisted of black shirt and pants under a red top coat. A red bow tie rounded out the outfit. Brown was nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for This is Us.
Ya boy TH was not playing games. The Empire star walked the carpet in a dark blue and gold patterned vest over a white shirt. Deep royal blue pants. He skipped the bow tie in favor of a deep royal blue ascot. And them crown topped suede loafers are fire, mayne.
Black-ish‘s Anthony Anderson walked the carpet with his wife, sporting a different take on the traditional tux: brown patterned overcoat with black lapels, white shirt, and place pants. He was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series.
Nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series for Better Call Saul Giancarlo Esposito popped up in a blue tux, blue bow tie and godfather hat.
Veep star Sam Richardson had a dope interpretation of the tuxedo. His blue patterned overcoat was highlighted by a white shirt and matching white bow tie.
William Jackson Harper
William Jackson Harper, who stars on The Good Place, showed up in a purple tux with black lapels. The color and pattern of the tux make this very classic look standout in a classic way.
Central Park 5
The Central Park 5 (Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam) showed up to lend support for When They See Us, the Netflix film based their true story of false conviction for the rape and beating of a jogger in Central Park in New York. The film was nominated for 5 Emmys: Outstanding Limited Series, Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, and Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. The crew kept it traditional with each rocking the all-black tux look, except Raymond Santana who opted for a black and gold shirt with a standard tie, and Korey Wise who spiced up his look with a black & white top coat, red standard tie, and black, white, and red kicks.