Janelle Monáe's LBD Had Two Strategically Placed Bejewelled Brooches

Janelle Monáe went over the pond to accept the Musician of the Year 2023 honour at Harper's Bazaar's Women of the Year event in London after making a surprise appearance at the New York City Marathon.

The ensemble was fashioned from dead stock black velvet and comprised a bustier with bespoke cups and a floor-sweeping flard black velvet skirt, according to a press release from the business. Missoma's crescent-moon shaped jewels that were fastened to the dress were made of silver metal, sparkling crystals, and two irregular-shaped pearl-esque gems.

When it comes to her live performances, which frequently involve her calling audiences up on stage to dance with her, the singer says she's passionate about creating memories. "Dancing with people is one of my love languages," Monáe explained. "Giving them a chance to shine, to truly commune with each other." You'll be reborn when you leave here.

The Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards were held on a night of glitz and glamour, with personalities from the entertainment industry walking the red carpet.The yearly celebration of female excellence honours women from the areas of film, music, and art.

Jenna Ortega, who has appeared in Netflix's Wednesday and Scream, was voted Breakthrough Artist of the Year.Alessia Russo of England took home the sportsperson prize. Olivia Colman was present at the vast ballroom of London's Claridge's Hotel.

Missoma's crescent-moon-shaped jewels that were fastened to the dress were made of silver metal, sparkling crystals, and two irregular-shaped pearl-esque gems. Monáe's hair was pushed back away from her face, and her makeup was completed with graphic cat-eye liner and dazzling white in her waterline.

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