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BravoCon 2023 Photos: Bravolebrities & Top Fashion Trends from the Event
Check out some of the best outfits and most fascinating pairings from each day of BravoCon 2023.
With more than 160 Bravolebrities in attendance at the larger-than-life, three-day BravoCon 2023 in fabulous Las Vegas — which featured more than 60 live events — there is so much elbow-rubbing and great fashion both on the red carpet and backstage. (See the roster of Bravo stars attending BravoCon 2023.)
Below, look back on some of the greatest outfits and most interesting pairings seen backstage and front at BravoCon 2023.
Ariana Madix and Katie Maloney of Vanderpump Rules and Lindsay Hubbard of Summer House
Vanderpump Rules' Ariana Madix — rocking a men's-inspired, cut-down-to-there outfit — and Katie Maloney posed with Summer House's Lindsay Hubbard at BravoCon 2023 before their respective panels on Friday, November 3.
Katie and Ariana appeared together on two Vanderpump Rules panels, where they revealed the status of their sandwich shop, Something About Her, and Ariana's house hunting. Lindsay, meanwhile, reunited on stage with her ex-fiancé, Carl Radke.
Annemarie Wily of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kiki Barth of The Real Housewives of Miami, and Monica Garcia of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City
Erika Jayne of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Captain Glenn Shephard of Below Deck Sailing Yacht, Captain Sandy Yawn of Below Deck Mediterranean, and Shep Rose of Southern Charm
Erika Jayne of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Captain Glenn Shephard of Below Deck Sailing Yacht, Captain Sandy Yawn of Below Deck Mediterranean, and Shep Rose of Southern Charm posed together at BravoCon 2023 on Friday, November 3.
In the "Oh Captain, Our Captains" panel, Captain Sandy was acknowledged as the only female captain in the Below Deck franchise — but she said it doesn't need to be that way.
"We should change it and add another female captain!" she said, to applause.
Jason Cameron and Kory Keefer of Winter House
“Gizelle is such an amazing, amazing woman. We have such a special connection, and we make the most of the time we have together,” Jason told fans at BravoCon, adding “we are in a good space.”
"Sam, my beautiful girlfriend, we are together," he said during "Bravo2Bravo: Breaking the Ice in the Winter House" panel at BravoCon 2023.
Chanel Ayan and Caroline Brooks of The Real Housewives of Dubai
"She texted me the night before and said, ‘Do not embarrass me.’ And I’m here without a gown," Ubah told fans at the "Housewives In Every City" panel. "So basically I had a designer send me stuff at like 9 p.m.”
Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz of Vanderpump Rules
Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwarz posed on the red carpet at Bravocon 2023 on November 3. The two announced during a panel that their friendship was back on track.
"I feel like it's definitely gotten better," Sandoval said. "Obviously we went through tough times because of me, and he went dealt with a lot of residual negativity, and I really appreciate you sticking by and hanging in there."
Schwartz responded, "For better or for worse. 'Til death do us part. Always and forever."
Candiace Dillard Bassett and Wendy Osefo of The Real Housewives of Potomac
Sutton Stracke of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Jeff Lewis of Flipping Out
Sutton's cat sweater was the same one she infamously wore (and took heat for wearing) on a date in Season 12.
Kyle Cooke and Amanda Batula of Summer House
At the "Summer House Always Wins" panel, Amanda claimed she wanted to do a charity event to chop of Kyle's signature mullet; he joked that it needed to stick around for another year.
Preston Mitchum of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard, Jordan Emanuel of Winter House and Summer House: Martha's Vineyard, and Amir Lancaster of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard
Preston Mitchum of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard, Jordan Emanuel of Winter House and Summer House: Martha's Vineyard, and Amir Lancaster of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard posed on the red carpet at BravoCon 2023 on November 3.
Brock Davies and Scheana Shay of Vanderpump Rules
Scheana told the fans at the "SURving Up The Latest with Vanderpump Rules" panel that she has new music coming out soon, including a new single called "Boy Crazy."
Dr. Simone Whitmore of Married to Medicine, Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Dr. Alicia Egolum of Married to Medicine
In the "Viva Las Atlanta Peaches" panel on Friday, Kandi revealed more details of her plan to earn an EGOT — winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award. (She currently has a Grammy and has earned Tony and Emmy nominations.)
"I just look at how many different ways can I qualify to win. I know I could write a song that would be amazing, I could I could act in a movie and, if I never got that opportunity, me and my husband, we can produce our own movies," she said. "So I just say, whichever way I could win one day, I'm gonna be going at all angles. I'm gonna go at it every way I can."
Garcelle Beauvais of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Reza Farahan of Shahs of Sunset
Garcelle shared the location and design of two of her tattoos during a BFFs live interview at BravoCon 2023... but refused to reveal the location or design of a third, telling fans “There’s another one that I…That’s just mine."
Katie Flood of Below Deck Mediterranean and Winter House, Sam Feher of Summer House, and Malia White of Below Deck Mediterranean and Winter House
Katie Flood of Below Deck Mediterranean and Winter House, Sam Feher of Summer House, and Malia White of Below Deck Mediterranean and Winter House posed at Bravocon 2023 on November 3.
Sam, who is dating Kory Keefer, is currently watching Winter House with her beau — and watching him having flirted with cast mates Katie and Malia eight months ago, when their relationship was less defined. She told fans at "The Summer House Always Wins" panel that she, Katie, and Malia are on good terms.
Ken Todd and Lisa Vanderpump from Vanderpump Rules
Ken's appearance in the audience at the Vanderpump Rules panel on Friday caused a major crowd reaction, momentarily halting the proceedings.
Danielle Olivera and Lindsay Hubbard of Summer House
Danielle Olivera and Lindsay Hubbard of Summer House took the stage at the "Ladies of the Houses" Bravoverse Live Stage panel at BravoCon 2023 on November 4, where they talked about how they rebuilt their friendship.
"I can't quit you, Lindsay," Danielle said. "I can't quit you either," Lindsay replied back.
Shereé Whitfield of The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Sonja Morgan and Luann de Lesseps
Charrisse Jackson Jordan, Mia Thornton, and Nneka Ihim of RHOP
The three participated in the "Potomac Takes Vegas" panel, during which Mia dished about her current dating situation since her separation from her husband, Gordon Thornton. "“Gordon and I have been together for almost 15 years, and we’ve been married for 10, right? So, we’re separated. We’re legally separated, and I feel like I just want to have fun, right? I’m outside a little bit," she said.
Sutton Stracke, Garcelle Beauvais, and Crystal Kung Minkoff of RHOBH
Sutton Stracke, Garcelle Beauvais, and Crystal Kung Minkoff of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills posed on Day 2 of BravoCon 2023 on November 4. Sutton stunned in a sheer panel cut-out pink dress, Garcelle wowed in a yellow-and-black patterned number, and Crystal kept things glittery with a white button-up paired with a sparkly silver skirt.
Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson of RHOC
Earlier in the weekend, the RHOC stars appeared on a Bravoverse Live Stage panel where they talked about their BFFdom — including how, if they were ever to do a show tour together, they would probably take a cross-country road trip with all their kids in tow.
Malia White of Winter House and Bria Fleming of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard
Malia White of Winter House and Bria Fleming of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard posed at BravoCon 2023 on November 4. Malia has not stopped with the head-turning looks all weekend, also making waves with a sheer nude-colored dress with black beaded overlay and a train on Day 1 of the weekend. Bria also pulled out the stops in this white polka-dotted strapless dress with feather trim.
Leva Bonaparte of Southern Charm and Southern Hospitality, Jasmine Ellis Cooper of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard, and Maddie Reese of Southern Hospitality
Leva Bonaparte of Southern Charm and Southern Hospitality, Jasmine Ellis Cooper of Summer House: Martha's Vineyard, and Maddie Reese of Southern Hospitality posed at BravoCon 2023 on November 4. The three also took photos with fans together, with Jasmine even posting footage to her Instagram: "There was plenty of great energy and 💙 in the house. Thanks to all that stopped by😍," she wrote in the caption.
Brian Benni, Phaedra Parks, Ally Lewber, Katie Maloney
Brian Benni of Winter House and Family Karma, Married to Medicine's Phaedra Parks, and Ally Lewber and Katie Maloney of Vanderpump Rules take a moment for a photo on Day 2 of BravoCon 2023 on November 4.
Both Katie and Ally gave updates on their love lives during the Vanderpump Rules panel earlier in the weekend. Ally and James Kennedy said that things are going "amazing" and "great" for them, though they are not in a rush to get engaged. For Katie, she said that for her next relationship she's looking to "go outside of the friend group, actually. Even the Bravo friend group."
Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador
RHOC's Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, and Shannon Beador struck a pose on the BravoCon 2023 red carpet on November 4. The trio appeared on the "The Way We OC It" panel earlier in the weekend along with Taylor Armstrong, Heather Dubrow, Gina Kirschenheiter, Jennifer Pedranti, and Emily Simpson.
Fraser Olender, Aesha Scott, Captain Jason Chambers, Luka Brunton, and Colin MacRae
Below Deck's Fraser Olender, Below Deck Down Under's Aesha Scott, Captain Jason Chambers, and Luka Brunton, and Below Deck Sailing Yacht's Colin MacRae paused for a photo on Day 3 of BravoCon 2023 on November 5.
Fraser shared more about the upcoming Below Deck Season 11, which will premiere Feb. 5, 2024, describing it as "unexpected, challenging, and saucy" during a panel conversation.
Dorinda Medley and Tamra Judge
Kyle Richards of RHOBH and Dr. Jacqueline Walters and Quad Webb of Married to Medicine
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Kyle Richards and Married to Medicine's Dr. Jacqueline Walters and Quad Webb posed for a quick photo backstage of Day 3 at BravoCon 2023 on November 5 — which is also the same date as the Married to Medicine S10 premiere!
This upcoming season, the women of Married to Medicine are "all looking to make a fresh start with new friendship dynamics and putting old rivalries to rest," per a press release.
Access Hollywood Correspondent Zuri Hall and RHOBH's Annemarie Wiley
Annemarie shared a little more during the "Medical Mavens" Bravoverse Live Stage panel about what's ahead in Season 13 of RHOBH: "You're gonna see something happen in Spain where I had to put on my [doctor] hat and get to work it was pretty scary," she shared.
Sara Al Madani of The Real Housewives of Dubai and Kelly Killoren Bensimon of RHONY and RHUGT: RHONY Legacy
Sara Al Madani of The Real Housewives of Dubai and Kelly Killoren Bensimon of RHONY and the upcoming RHUGT: RHONY Legacy, posed on Day 3 of BravoCon 2023 on November 5. Attendees at BravoCon were able to glimpse a special first look at the first episode of Season 2 of RHODubai, in which Al Madani will return along with Chanel Ayan, Caroline Brooks, Lesa Milan, and Caroline Stanbury. The next season will also welcome new Housewife Taleen Marie.
Sai De Silva and Jessel Taank of RHONY
The Real Housewives of New York's Sai De Silva and Jessel Taank took a moment for a photo on Day 3 of BravoCon 2023 on November 5. The two joined their fellow RHONY Housewives Erin Lichy, Ubah Hassan, and Brynn Whitfield on a panel (minus Jenna Lyons), where they debriefed on their just-wrapped first season, and talked about their dynamic with each other.
Deep down, we all care,” Brynn said on the panel. “I love every girl on this stage. We do f-cking care about each other.”
Sonja Morgan, alum of The Real Housewives of New York City and Luann & Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake, and who will be in the upcoming RHUGT: RHONY Legacy, modeled a "Sonja In Your City" jacket on Day 3 of BravoCon 2023 on November 5.
While at BravoCon, Sonja gave an update on her love life, sharing during the "Dynamic Duo & The Tres Amigas" that she's still in touch with her fling from Crappie Lake. "Yes," she said in response to The Real Housewives of Orange County's Shannon Beador asking if she'd "kept in touch with the man you met at the bar."
"The problem is, if I text you, you have to be there in 10 minutes," Sonja continued. "This guy drives his truck all the way from Florida anywhere, and he always brings his dog. So I was like, 'OK..."
Shereé Whitfield of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Jennifer Fessler of The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Caroline Brooks and Chanel Ayan of The Real Housewives of Dubai and Heather Gay of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City
The Real Housewives of Dubai's Caroline Brooks and Chanel Ayan and The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City's Heather Gay struck a pose for the camera at BravoCon 2023 on November 5. Neutrals was the name of the game, as Heather opted for a luxe sand-toned dress-and-jacket look, while Caroline went with a navy dress accessorized with a pearl necklace and Chanel glammed up her black dress with jewel detailing.
Caroline and Chanel's looks were a 180 from their outfits at the RHODubai Season 2 premiere screening earlier in the weekend, where they donned bright red and shimmery sequined looks for that red carpet.
Lala Kent and Katie Maloney of Vanderpump Rules
At BravoCon, Katie shared an update on the opening date for her Something About Her sandwich shop with Ariana Madix, noting that it would be "soon," and that "some final things that have popped up in the eleventh hour." While fans and diners will have to wait a little bit more to check it out, Katie did add that the "menu is great, and we’re really excited about that."
Originally published Nov 3, 2023.