DUBAI: British actress Naomie Harris stepped out in a hot pink dress by Lebanese-Italian fashion designer Tony Ward at the 2022 Grand Prix Ball in London this week.
The ‘Small Island’ star turned heads in a draped one-shoulder chiffon dress that was cinched at the waist with a subtle cutout bust. It featured a long train and a thigh high slit.
The ball is an annual charity gala held in the run up to the British Grand Prix in support of the Prince’s Trust charity.
For her jewelry, Harris, who began her career appearing in the 1987 TV series “Simon and the Witch” opted for glittery Swarovski hoop earrings and a simple sparkly bracelet.
Her dark hair was styled in raven braids and the actress kept her makeup simple with a neutral lip and blushed cheeks.
Ward’s client list includes Chrissy Teigen, Lori Harvey, Sharon Stone, Bella Thorne, Naomi Campbell, who wear the designer’s pieces at events such as the Oscars, Grammys and Critics Choice Awards.
In May, Ward dressed a number of stars on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, including Indian actress Urvashi Rautela, Indian-American actress and social media star Liza Koshy, Danish model Josephine Skriver, model American Jasmine Tookes, German blogger Leonie Hanne. , Somali-American actress Sabrina Dhowre Elba, Belgian model Rose Bertram and TikTok star Jessica Wang.
Last week, American singer and songwriter Mary J. Blige wore a two-piece white dress by the part-Arabian designer to the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
The couturier, who has worked with renowned designers such as Gianfranco Ferre for Dior and the late Karl Lagerfeld for Chloé, will unveil his Fall/Winter 2023 collection during Haute Couture week in Paris on July 4.
Meanwhile, Harris’ most recent work is “The Man Who Fell to Earth.” She stars in the sci-fi show, released in April, alongside actors Chiwetel Ejiofar, Sonya Cassidy and Jimmi Simpson.
Harris, whose father is from Trinidad and mother Jamaican, has won numerous awards at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Hollywood Film Awards and Independent Spirit Awards.
In 2017, she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2017 Oscars for her role in “Moonlight.”