Teyonah Parris represents a kind of aspirational beauty that is still underrepresented in Hollywood. Though Parris is thin and gorgeous, even women who look like her, with brown skin and natural, tightly-coiled hair face obstacles in gaining recognition and opportunities.
Despite the obstacles, Teyonah Parris has been quietly slaying us on red carpets for the past few years. She's not afraid of color, and favors fitted silhouettes that accentuate her genetic advantages. Here are our favorite looks from the star of Survivor's Remorse.
46th NAACP Image Awards (2015)
Premiere of 'Straight Outta Compton'(2015)
7th Annual African American Film Critics Association Awards (2016)
8th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon (2015)
BET Black Girls Rock! (2016)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 7th annual Governors Awards (2015)
The 2016 Espys