Actress Lupita Nyong’o is Nakia, an operative of Dora Milaje, the all-female special forces of Wakanda. She’s dressed in a royal purple Atelier Versace gown with a jeweled gold harness and has her hair packed up. Lupita was the queen of the premiere evening.–
Singer and actor Janelle Monae looking charming in a black Christian Siriano gown with billowing white and blue sleeves. She completes the look with a golden crown and colorful African beads worn around her neck.–
(L-R) Golden Globe winner Sterling K. Brown and his wife Ryan Michelle Bathe and son Andrew Brown with actor David Oyelowo in detailed African prints.–
Janelle Monáe glows in her royal attire. Monáe starred in the 2016 American biographical drama film “Hidden Figures.”–
Writer/director Ryan Coogler (left) in a black suit with a colorful scarf and Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya.–
Chadwick Boseman is T’Challa (Black Panther), the king of Wakanda. His outfit is a silky black Emporio Armani jacket with intricate golden floral patterns.–
Danai Gurira is Okoye in Black Panther, head of Dora Milaje the all-female special forces of Wakanda. Gurira looked stunning in a silky pink dress with a ruffled sleeve running across the dress.–
British-Nigerian actor and producer David Oyelowo rocking a simple traditional African dashiki.–
In a stately gold and black Emporio Armani jacket, Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman is the definition of dope.–
Daniel Kaluuya in maroon Burberry velvet blazer worn on a traditional Ugandan white kanzu.–
At 59, actor Angela Bassett looks beautiful as she rocks a classy neon-fringed Naeem Khan jumpsuit. Angela Bassett is T’Challa’s mother Ramonda in Black Panther.–
South African actors John Kani and Atandwa Kani were wearing MaXhosa by Laduma Shawls, inspired by their regal roles in Black Panther.–
Actor Janeshia Adams-Ginyard is one of the Dora Milaje warriors of Wakanda. She looks radiant in full skirt and crop top made from multicolored Ankara, and with matching hat and head wrap Janeshia took the theme a step forward.–
Actor J. August Richards attends the premiere in dark blue blazer and ankara-patterned trousers.–
South African actor Connie Chiume, who plays the mining tribe elder in Wakanda, stuns in her native South African attire.
Black Panther opens in theaters on February 16, 2018.