On Sunday, Washington wore Houston’s red velvet halter neck Marc Bouwer dress to the 2023 American Black Film Festival Honors in West Hollywood, California, where she was an honoree.
The actress shared a video of herself in the dress on Instagram with the caption, “What’s cooler than wearing Whitney Houston’s dress?” She’s lip-syncing Houston’s lyric “nothing, nothing, nothing” from her 1992 song “I Have Nothing.”
Houston originally wore the dress at the second BET Walk of Fame Awards gala in 1996.
Washington’s stylist, Law Roach, also took to Instagram to share the special moment. “And then THIS happened…Thank you [Marc Bouwer] for letting me go into your archives and borrow Whitney’s dress for [Kerry Washington],” Roach wrote, to which Bouwer replied in the comments, “MAJOR.”
Roach also styled Zendaya for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and NAACP Image Awards in February.
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Forget the 2020 election—social media news is the real talking point right now! With Twitter upping its game and Google nearing the launch of its new product, it’s easy to see why social media is dominating at the moment. Everyone wants to know what the latest updates are, what new features are on their way, and how these changes will affect their social media experience.
As Twitter revs up its engine to take on Google and Facebook, its new “sparkle” feature is being touted as one of the biggest developments in the platform’s history—as well as a game-changer for the social media landscape.
Sparkle gives users unprecedented control over their online conversations, allowing them to organize their conversations more quickly and easily than ever before. By adding hashtags and keywords to certain posts, and then revisiting those conversations with a single click, users can now keep track of the topics and conversations they care about.
Not only that, but with Sparkle, Twitter users can also search the conversations happening across the platform in real time—giving them the ability to connect with others and spark conversations in a matter of seconds.
And if that’s not enough, Twitter has also announced its plans to roll out an algorithmically-driven feed that helps prioritize content users actually care about—providing a detailed look at what’s most relevant to them.
In light of all of these exciting new developments, it’s clear to see why social media news is such a hot topic right now. At the end of the day, it all boils down to one thing – social media has become the supercharged vehicle for communication, connection and collaboration that we always hoped it would be.