Last Night's 'Black Panther' Premiere Was Glorious and Black AF
Black 👏🏿 Royalty 👏🏿.
Last night was the official "purple carpet" premiere of Black Panther and it was an exceptionally regal—and black AF—affair.
The dress code for the night was "royal attire requested," and the dazzling cast, crew and star guests did not disappoint in the slightest. The purple carpet was brimming with melanin, vibrant hues, colorful jewels, intricate patterns, and all around flyness.
You can watch the premiere here, in case you missed it.
Check out some of the phenomenal, jaw-dropping looks from last night's Black Panther premiere below.
chadwick and lupita I LOVE ROYALTY #BlackPanther https://t.co/biC3TXwfKn— lulø | spn spoilers (@lulø | spn spoilers)1517282186.0
Our hearts cannot stop racing after seeing these pictures of Chadwick Boseman looking like a proud Wakandan King.
Chadwick Boseman at the #BlackPanther World Premiere 🖤 https://t.co/c7zlQTA6JF— MEFeater Magazine (@MEFeater Magazine)1517287628.0
Chadwick Boseman at Black Panther world premiere. Credit: GettyImages https://t.co/ayHhkAle9Y— Pulse Ghana (@Pulse Ghana)1517308569.0
Can we just take a second to revel in the goodness that is Lupita Nyong'o in this Fulani-inspired hairstyle for a moment? Wow.
Flawless. @Lupita_Nyongo #BlackPanther https://t.co/Eh7KWrOode— Marvel Studios (@Marvel Studios)1517281561.0
Purple Reign. #BlackPanther #WelcomeToWakanda Custom gown & clutch: @Versace Shoes: @giuseppezanotti Jewels:… https://t.co/FIpLTODJzl— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita Nyong'o)1517289372.0
Danai Gurira was awe-inspiring in this polished pink look. The queen of our hearts, truly.
#WakandaForever! @DanaiGurira #BlackPanther https://t.co/mFPdhNxJDa— Marvel Studios (@Marvel Studios)1517282225.0
Another Wakandan beauty has arrived to the #BlackPanther premiere — the one and only @DanaiGurira! https://t.co/hihQzeNuxk— TooFab (@TooFab)1517282545.0
Daniel Kaluuya kept it impeccably smooth and traditional in a Ugandan Kanzu. Dreamy.
Who else peeped Daniel Kaluuya sporting the traditional Ugandan Kanzu (formal traditional menswear) last night for… https://t.co/hIubRTO0h2— OkayAfrica (@OkayAfrica)1517326354.0
Daniel Kaluuya showing off his #BlackPanther premiere threads! 👏 https://t.co/wFsFcJbSp3— ExtraTV (@ExtraTV)1517288807.0
There are actually no words that can adequately describe how astounding Angela Basset looks in this yellow, beaded ensemble. Black royalty don't crack.
Angela Basset looks about 20 years younger at the Black Panther Premiere 😍🔥 https://t.co/lDWREFGraU— Linda from HR (@Linda from HR)1517314033.0
Michael Bae Jordan—aka Erik Killmonger—living up to his name, as usual in this tailored, double breasted suit.
Michael B. Jordan lights up the Black Panther World Premiere. Credit: GettyImages https://t.co/LKtH101NdI— Pulse Ghana (@Pulse Ghana)1517307888.0
It gets no cuter than T'Challa's sister Shuri, played by Letitia Wright, in this sheer ballroom gown.
Shuri herself, @letitiawright. #BlackPanther https://t.co/MRFt6ezpOO— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel Entertainment)1517285024.0
Director, Ryan Coogler rocking Ikiré Jones was absolutely everything. Cheers to supporting African designers!
#BlackPanther director Ryan Coogler https://t.co/PpiF0pNn8f— Marvel Studios (@Marvel Studios)1517283013.0
While we're still grappling with extreme FOMO over the fact that we couldn't be there in the flesh, we certainly appreciate the regalia of last night's event. We remain incredibly excited about the release of this film—February 16 cannot get here soon enough.
See more pictures of the stars, including David Oyelowo, Issa Rae, Donald Glover, Yara Shahidi, Janelle Monae and more below.
About last night's #BlackPanther premiere 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/2l6pyiJhz3— UPROXX (@UPROXX)1517324792.0
Watch out world, she’s grown now & she’s snatching edges left & right! @YaraShahidi’s edges were obviously touche… https://t.co/qpiVvGyCIJ— The Root (@The Root)1517289584.0
#DavidOyelowo's outfit is everything. #BlackPanther #BlackPantherPremiere (📸: @GettyImages) https://t.co/yJq0eq7LHk— Fuse (@Fuse)1517286992.0
Wow. @donaldglover making this orange suit WORK at the #BlackPantherPremiere 🧡🧡🧡 #BlackPanther (📸: @GettyImages) https://t.co/sKWPfs32tP— Fuse (@Fuse)1517294505.0
Janelle Monae looks like a regal African princess at the Black Panther premiere! #BlackPanther #BlackGirlMagic… https://t.co/Oa8iF0oGGj— Variety Ghana (@Variety Ghana)1517300903.0
#BlackPantherPremiere was 🔥 Shout out to @MarvelStudios @Marvel @chadwickboseman , #RyanCoogler & the cast for maki… https://t.co/mnXWphEY3g— Miles Brown (@Miles Brown)1517323219.0
Royalty. #BlackPanther https://t.co/xGoSnxPcyU— Marvel Studios (@Marvel Studios)1517281858.0
ISSA BLACK QUEEN! @JoannaSimkin @IssaRae #BlackPanther https://t.co/Ty0tJcTiIh— Kels 💼🌆 (@Kels 💼🌆)1517325933.0
The #BlackPanther premiere dress code: “royal attire requested” 🙌 https://t.co/dylemOACKe— Carly Mallenbaum (@Carly Mallenbaum)1517283053.0
Issa Rae and Sterling K. Brown (and family) got that “royal attire” memo too! I just can’t 😍 #BlackPanther https://t.co/I1CQxIZ75C— Dionne Grant (@Dionne Grant)1517308260.0
The #BlackPanther purple carpet just got a whole lot safer. @DanaiGurira #DoraMilaje https://t.co/u3E7NzJld1— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel Entertainment)1517283544.0