They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend and you can’t beat fashion for a cause.  Thursday night the 4th Annual Diamond Ball took place at Cipriani Wall Street.  The annual charity event benefits Rihanna’s The Clara Lionel Foundation.  This year’s event was hosted by Actress (Insecure) Issa Rae with performances from DJ Mustard and Childish Gambino. According to Billboard, attendees could place their bids on items such as JAY-Z On the Run II package, a Mariah Carey Vegas experience, a Fenty Beauty holiday bundle and more.  The night wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the red-carpet fashion.  Check out some of the looks below.

Actress & Host of The Evening Issa Rae in 
Maison Valentino
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Actor & Musician Childish Gambino in Dior Men Spring 2019
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Musician Melii in Pamella Roland
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Model Duckie Thot in Naeem Khan
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La La Anthony in Georgine
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Model Candice Swanepoel in rosa chā
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Rihanna in Alexis Mabille Autumn/ Winter 2018 Couture
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WNBA Basketball Player Skylar Diggins-Smith in Jay Godfrey
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NBA Player Serge Ibaka in Empire Customs
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These are just some of the many looks that came down the red carpet.


The Clara Lionel Foundation was founded by Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty in 2012 and named in honor of her grandparents (Clara and Lionel Braithwaite).  For more information about the foundation and how you can support head over to their website.

Which red carpet look was your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

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