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Mary J. Blige oozes signature sass at Jimmy Choo dinner in LA

She got a double Oscars nod in 2018, for best supporting actress and for best original song.

But Mary J. Blige was her own best stylist on Tuesday night too, when she put in a suitably sassy appearance at The Hollywood Reporter and Jimmy Choo Power Stylists Dinner in LA.

The musician and actress turned heads at Stanley House in a leather bustier dress and cobalt, colour-pop coat. 

Leather look: Mary J. Blige attended The Hollywood Reporter and Jimmy Choo Power Stylists Dinner on Tuesday in Los Angeles, looking chic in double leather

Combining snakeskin and leather, the 47-year-old pulled together a fierce look, capped off with simple black accessories.

Her electric pixie crop was perfectly styled with volume on top and a heavy fringe to frame her face.

She rested a hand on one hip to accentuate her slim curves, displaying perfectly manicured gold nails and a collection of huge matching rings.  

Sassy look: Mary rested a hand on her hip in her fitted leather bustier dress

Sassy look: Mary rested a hand on her hip in her fitted leather bustier dress

Hanging out: Mary was pictured with Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman

Hanging out: Mary was pictured with Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman

The Hollywood Reporter and Jimmy Choo event was held to celebrate the most powerful stylists in Hollywood with an intimate dinner. 

The Hollywood Reporter’s annual issue featuring the list of this year’s most powerful stylists was revealed at the dinner, and will be available later this month.

Among the guests were actress sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning, Armie Hammer Jennifer Morrison and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Cute twosome: Mary was also seen hanging out with Black-ish actress Yara Shahidi

Cute twosome: Mary was also seen hanging out with Black-ish actress Yara Shahidi

Mary was among the networkers, posing for pictures with Kevin Hart and Black Panther actor Chadwick Bosman, as well as Black-ish star Yara Shahidi.    

Mary made Hollywood history last month, with her dual nomination for the film Mudbound.

In an interview with THR last month, Mary admitted that she experienced pain through the eyes of her character Florence, who in one scene finds her son after an attack by the KKK.

Three's a crowd? Mary and Chad were also flanked by actor Kevin Hart (centre)

Three’s a crowd? Mary and Chad were also flanked by actor Kevin Hart (centre)

Explaining why the distressing scene is actually her favourite: ‘The reason why is because [of] the reaction of what a mother would feel like if she found her son almost dead. 

‘It’s a horrifying scene, but it was a beautiful thing because I got a chance to feel that. 

‘I don’t have any children, and to actually feel what a mother would feel like, to actually deliver that — and I did, I delivered what a mother would feel like if she were to find her child like that — that was beautiful for me.’

She looks good! Kevin appeared to marvel at how good Mary looked 

She looks good! Kevin appeared to marvel at how good Mary looked 

 



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