When you’re a star who’s invited to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, you don’t show up in just any ol’ thing. You break out the best, brightest, and most breathtaking ensemble you can find, walking the red carpet in style.
This time around, the fashion choices were nothing short of amazing, as ladies like Emma Watson, Kendall Jenner, and Kerry Washington showed up in looks that the president — and the superstylish first lady — would surely approve of. See what all your favorites wore ahead.
In an Osman dress layered over pants.
In a Vivienne Westwood gown, Dolce & Gabbana heels, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
Wearing an embellished Monique Lhuillier dress and carrying a wine-colored clutch.
In a long, white- and cream-colored gown by Derek Lam.
In a cutout red dress and carrying a Nancy Gonzalez clutch.
In a ruffled Victoria Beckham LBD paired with Neil Lane jewels, Stuart Weitzman heels, and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
In a strapless embellished gown.
In a long orange gown.
In a long red dress.
In a black gown paired with drop earrings and red heels.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Wearing a one-shouldered Romona Keveža gown.
Tracee Ellis Ross
In a cutout black gown.
In a low-cut tiered gown.
In a sparkly strapless Naeem Kahn dress paired with Kavant & Sharart jewelry.
In a silver and black KaufmanFranco gown, paired with Yeprem jewels and a silver Jimmy Choo clutch.
In a blue one-sleeved gown.
In a green dress, which she paired with an orange and gold statement necklace.
In a white gown.
In a black Christian Siriano gown paired with Kwiat jewels.
In a long-sleeved, pleated pink dress.
Wearing a bright sequined gown and carrying an Edie Parker clutch.
In an off-the-shoulder green gown.
In a metallic brocade gown.
Wearing a Lela Rose gown.
In a dusty-pink dress.