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10 Unforgettable Fashion Moments From the 2016 BET Awards

The 'Formation' girls killed it. 

By Jenny Berg

Last night, the BET Awards were filled with unforgettable moments—and that included a red-carpet fashion show from Beyoncé's dancers, a fringed bodysuit worn by the Queen herself, and J-Hud's smoldering cape. In the beauty department, the stars represented summer's biggest trends with red lipstick and fresh, dewy skin. And, as is rote these days, chokers won the accessories game. Here's a look back at the evening's best fashion and beauty looks, with bonus "trend alerts" where needed. (Hey, it never hurts to stay informed.)

1. Gabrielle Union

The gorgeous actress wore a gown from Marc Jacobs, paired with strappy silver shoes and jewelry from Lorraine Schwartz. "LOVED this @marcjacobs gown!!" she wrote under a snap of the sexy look. Trend alert: leg slits.

2. Janelle Monáe

The edgy singer wore Sass & Bide's Sullied Night jacket and Super Base pant (both will be available in August.) She accessorized with the season's hottest jewelry statement—yep, we're talking about her gold choker—from Jennifer Fisher. Trend alert: chokers and the black-and-white color combo.

3. Beyoncé

Julien Macdonald made Bey's fringed bodysuit, which was decked with jet-black crystals by Swarovski. Stylist Marni Senofonte helped pull the look together. Trend alert: oxblood lipstick.

4. Alicia Keys

Alicia wore a black Stella Mccartney jumpsuit and earrings by Maxior Joias. But it's what she didn't wear—makeup—that got the most buzz. 

5. Mya

Mya looked like a human ray of sunshine in capri pants and a a crop top with a flowing train from Christian Siriano. The designer posted a pic of the singer, praising her "bright and bold" look. Trend alert: yellow dresses

6. Jennifer Hudson

The singer brought the house down with her cover of "Purple Rain," wearing a caped look from Christian Siriano. Michela Erlanger was the stylist; her diamond and pearl jewelry was by APM Monaco. Trend alert: red lipstick.

7. Halle and Chloe Bailey

Sisters Chloe and Halle, who will open for Beyoncé's European Formation tour, wore colorful, striped looks from Zaldy

8. Tia Mowry

Working with stylist Judy Len, Tia decided on a bandage dress by Roberto Cavalli, paired with Stuart Weitzman sandals. Trend alert: stacked rings.

9. Yara Shahidi

Tracy Reese aptly described Yara as a vision of "pure sequin perfection" in a summery dress from the label. Trend alert: luminous skin.

10. Beyonce's 'Formation' Dancers

Dressed in their own distinctive looks, Beyoncé's dancer #squad walked in a captivating mini fashion show on the red carpet.

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