The Women of 'Black Panther' Crush the 2019 Oscars Red Carpet

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Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira and more slay the Academy Awards red carpet.

The women of Wakanda is here to slay the 2019 Oscars! 

The female stars of Black Panther have arrived on the red carpet and we are bowing down to their stunning looks. 

The record-breaking box office hit has racked up whopping seven Academy Award nominations. It is the first comic book film to be nominated in the Best Picture category, and is also nominated for Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, Best Original Score, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, and Best Original Song for Kendrick Lamar and SZA's "All the Stars." 

Although the storyline centers around T'Challa / Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), the ensemble cast boasts a strong female presence from Gurira's portrayal of warrior Okoye to Angela Bassett's regal performance of Queen Ramonda. 

See the ladies' jaw-dropping gowns ahead. 

Although she skipped the Oscars red carpet, Lupita Nyong'o did not disappoint when we saw her at the Vanity Fair party in a breathtaking white feathered one-shoulder Oscar de la Renta gown, which she adorned with Forevermark jewelry and Roger Vivier shoes. 

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Danai Gurira was golden in a strapless Brock Collection foil gown with black trimming and matching headband. 

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Angela Bassett took our breath away in a stunning custom Reem Acra fuchsia gown that boasts an oversize shoulder with coordinating earrings, clutch and Casadei shoes. 

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Letitia Wright was beautiful in blush pink long-sleeve dress with foliage embroidery from Dior. 

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Hannah Beachler, nominated for Best Production Design, was sizzling in an orange ruffled gown by Rami Al Ali and gold chain draped over her face. 

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Michael B. Jordan in Tom Ford and Winston Duke in Thom Browne joined Wright and Gurira on the red carpet. 


Check out the rest of the star arrivals by clicking through the gallery below: