Janelle Monae makes stylish statement on red carpet at BAFTA Tea Party in Los Angeles


Janelle Monáe turned heads as they flaunted their boundary-breaking style on the red carpet at the BAFTA Tea Party event in Los Angeles on Saturday night. 

The singer, 37 – who uses she/her and they/them pronouns – earned the attention of photographers by showing off her very quirky dog-shaped purse.

She styled the fun handbag with a black three-piece set featuring a doodle-like floral pattern throughout.

Eye-catching: Janelle Monáe turned heads as they flaunted their boundary-breaking style on the red carpet at the BAFTA Tea Party event in Los Angeles on Saturday night 

Monáe it consisted of two blazers, one of which rested on the star’s shoulders, and an ankle length wrap skirt. 

They completed the look with a bright white button-up and a dapper black bow tie.

Monáe stepped along the red carpet in black high heels and with a tall black top hat on her head.

The BAFTA Tea Party is an invitation-only event limited to members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and their guests. 

This year’s event took place at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills and featured Cate Blanchett, Kate Hudson, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh among other film stars. 

Woof! The singer, 37 - who uses she/her and they/them pronouns - earned the attention of photographers by showing off her very quirky dog-shaped purse

Woof! The singer, 37 – who uses she/her and they/them pronouns – earned the attention of photographers by showing off her very quirky dog-shaped purse 

Quirky: She styled the fun handbag with a black three-piece set featuring a doodle-like floral pattern throughout

Quirky: She styled the fun handbag with a black three-piece set featuring a doodle-like floral pattern throughout 

She kept her funky purse, which had a collar and red, black and white stripes across the back, in her hand as she posed for the cameras

She kept her funky purse, which had a collar and red, black and white stripes across the back, in her hand as she posed for the cameras 

Cheers! Eight-time Grammy nominee Janelle Monáe recently showcased their sartorial sense of style while hosting a ladies luncheon at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles

Cheers! Eight-time Grammy nominee Janelle Monáe recently showcased their sartorial sense of style while hosting a ladies luncheon at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles

Monáe has appeared at several events during this awards season including a ladies luncheon at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles on Thursday. 

The event was in honor of their hit Netflix film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, in which they pulled double duty as identical twins Helen and Andi Brand.

Janelle looked dapper as ever wearing a Thom Browne bowler cap with a matching grey blazer over a white blouse, grey necktie, pleated plaid maxi-skirt, and matching booties selected by her stylist Alexandra Mandelkorn.

Hairstylist Nicole Bueno coiffed Monáe’s bleach and braided updo for the outdoor event, and they rocked winged eyeliner and a nude pout.

Who-done-it! The 37-year-old event was in honor of their hit Netflix film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, in which they pulled double duty as identical twins Helen and Andi Brand

Who-done-it! The 37-year-old event was in honor of their hit Netflix film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, in which they pulled double duty as identical twins Helen and Andi Brand

Hello! Joining Janelle in Bel-Air was two-time Golden Globe nominee Alison Brie, whose new movie Somebody I Used to Know drops February 10 on Amazon Prime Video

Hello! Joining Janelle in Bel-Air was two-time Golden Globe nominee Alison Brie, whose new movie Somebody I Used to Know drops February 10 on Amazon Prime Video

And nail artist Angie Aguirre applied the Kansas City-born triple-threat’s b&w manicure.

Joining Janelle in Bel-Air was two-time Golden Globe nominee Alison Brie, whose new movie Somebody I Used to Know drops February 10 on Amazon Prime Video.

The 40-year-old GLOW alum – who’s married to Dave Franco – flaunted her taut midriff in a black cropped camisole with trousers selected by stylist Erin Walsh.

Monáe (born Robinson) also hung out with Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical actress Andrea Riseborough wearing a navy-blue T-shirt tucked into an A-line skirt.

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nia Vardalos shared an Instagram snap of herself with the woman of the hour, which she captioned: ‘Today we celebrated the fantastic work of my new best friend @janellemonae!’ 

Chic: The 40-year-old GLOW alum - who's married to Dave Franco - flaunted her taut midriff in a black cropped camisole with trousers selected by stylist Erin Walsh

Chic: The 40-year-old GLOW alum – who’s married to Dave Franco – flaunted her taut midriff in a black cropped camisole with trousers selected by stylist Erin Walsh

British gal pal: Monáe (born Robinson) also hung out with Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical actress Andrea Riseborough wearing a navy-blue T-shirt tucked into an A-line skirt

British gal pal: Monáe (born Robinson) also hung out with Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical actress Andrea Riseborough wearing a navy-blue T-shirt tucked into an A-line skirt

Janelle will next be honored with the #SeeHer Award presented by their Glass Onion castmate Kate Hudson at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards, which air this Sunday on The CW.

For their role in Rian Johnson’s critically-acclaimed murder mystery, Monáe is nominated for the best supporting actress (and best acting ensemble) trophies at the ceremony held at the Fairmont Century Plaza in LA’s Century City district.

The Memory Librarian author faces heavy competition against Black Panther’s Angela Bassett, Women Talking’s Jessie Buckley, The Banshees of Inisherin’s Kerry Condon, as well as Everything Everywhere All at Once actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu.

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nia Vardalos shared an Instagram snap of herself with the woman of the hour, which she captioned: 'Today we celebrated the fantastic work of my new best friend @janellemonae!'

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nia Vardalos shared an Instagram snap of herself with the woman of the hour, which she captioned: ‘Today we celebrated the fantastic work of my new best friend @janellemonae!’



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