Regina King Went for the Gold with Her Bronze-Colored Gown at the NAACP Image Awards

When we say this outfit is fit for a King, we mean Regina King.

The multi-talented actress showed up to the NAACP Image Awards in an outfit that deserved a ceremony all its own. She shared the bronze gown in a series of photos on Instagram, saying, "#blackexcellence Celebrating #naacpimageawards #onenightinmiami."

King wore a custom taffeta gown from Oscar de la Renta and it was quite the showstopper. The hand draped design featured an enormous train that was tied at the top with a thick bow (which seemed fitting given that King's dress was a gift to behold). In the photos, the 50-year-old star shows off the front and back of the dress while giving us her best straight face. However, the expression breaks in the second photo where she is seen laughing.

The copper-colored couture was paired with some matching stiletto heels from Stuart Weitzman and jewels from Irene Neuwirth. In case you missed it, King's waterfall of braids also matched the steely outfit, and they were done by Angie Perrantes, while Latrice Johnson completed King's makeup. The whole outfit was styled by King's go-to duo Wayman + Micah and the photos were taken by James Anthony.

King was nominated for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards for her film, One Night in Miami..., which is her directorial debut. And she certainly celebrated the occasion in style. The gown was shared on the Oscar de la Renta Instagram account as well, where they said "Golden hour. Hand draping on @iamreginaking’s custom #naacpimageawards gown in our atelier. Photographed by @linaresldg."

Regina King has been pulling out all the stops for awards season, and we're just as eager to see what she will wear for the Oscars, where One Night in Miami received three nominations.

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