Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala

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Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Honoree Tim Story and Wife

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Honoree George Tillman Jr. and Wife

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Event hosts Chris Spencer and Tai Beauchamp were all smiles and white teeth!

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Big Lez looking chic in navy and white stripes

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Amy Barnett and Richard Brooks

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Bill Bellamy sporting a red-feathered fedora.

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Antonique Smith in all white

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Chris Spencer and Vanessa Spencer giving us Parisian vibes

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Kenny Lattimore is all smiles

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Sally Richardson Whitfield and husband Dondre Whitfield

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Guy Tory donning a very classic look

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Melinda Williams and Tarig Walker

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Melinda Williams and Tarig Walker

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Event host Tai Beauchamp looking stunning in a high slit black dress embellished with black and white fringes

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Joel Steingold looking dapper in his grey fedora and matching scarf and Denyce Lawton matching his fly with a pop of color that nicely compliments her complexion

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Skai Jackson looking chic in a cute black and white mini

Celebrities heat up the red carpet at ‘Uptown Honors Hollywood’ pre-Oscar gala
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20 : The Uptown Honors Hollywood Pre-Oscar gala at City Market Social House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Aaron J. / RedCarpetImages.net)

Comedienne Luenell rocking animal print and sequin Uggs.

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Uptown Magazine celebrated its 2019 “Uptown Honors Hollywood” pre-Oscar gala presented by Lexus. Co-hosted by Tai Beauchamp and Chris Spencer, the event honored two of Black Hollywood‘s influential visionaries: director Tim Story and director, screenwriter and producer George Tillman Jr. Collectively, both men have notable box office film credits, including Shaft, Mudbound, Barbershop, Soul Food, Think Like A Man, Fantastic Four, The Hate U Give, Notorious, Ride Along, and many others.

Take a look at how the attendees lit up the red carpet in honor of these two successful Hollywood trailblazers. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section. Which fashions were a hit or a miss?

 

Porsha Monique
Porsha Monique

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