Taraji P. Henson has had a long and storied career in Hollywood, which shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. The captivating actress has starred in a string of movies and TV shows for nearly two decades, and has most recently made headlines (and won awards) for her role as Cookie Lyon in the Fox hit Empire. As her on-screen star continues to rise, so does her fashion sense—this year alone, she’s stepped out in stand-out numbers by Balmain, Alexander Wang and more, all of which we mentally bookmarked for this moment. Here, our all-time favorite looks from the celebrated starlet.
Leaving Good Morning America wearing Bibhu Mohapatra.
On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon wearing Bibhu Mohapatra.
At the 2016 Emmys wearing custom Vera Wang.
Presenting at the 2016 Emmys wearing custom Vera Wang.
At the Fox Summer TCA Press Tour wearing Emanuel Ungaro.
At the 2016 BET Awards wearing Steven Khalil.
At Alexander Wang's Fall 2016 show wearing the designer.
At the 2016 NAACP Image Awards wearing Balmain.
At the 2016 Golden Globes wearing custom Stella McCartney.
At the 2015 Emmys wearing Alexander Wang.