Yara Shahidi, Teen Feminist Superstar, Was Best-Dressed at the People's Choice Awards

The 16-year-old "Black-ish" actress won the evening in Off-White.
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Yara Shahidi in Off-White at the 2017 People's Choice Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday in Los Angeles. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Yara Shahidi in Off-White at the 2017 People's Choice Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday in Los Angeles. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Some of your may know Yara Shahidi from her Emmy-nominated show "Black-ish," or from her December 2016 Teen Vogue cover, on which she appeared alongside Rowan Blanchard, or her work as a social activist and avid supporter of #BlackGirlMagic, or, finally, her excellent, memorable style. But here's the thing: However it is you were first introduced to Yara Shahidi, you probably love Yara Shahidi and, if you're anything like us, firmly believe that she is one of the willful, whip-smart teens who will save us all. 

So, yeah. We're a little biased — but on the topic of fashion, Shahidi more than lives up to our red carpet expectations with the help of stylist Ade Samuels. At Wednesday's People's Choice Awards, the 16-year-old won the night in a sheer, checkered Off-White gown that came complete with ruffled tiers, an Edwardian collar and extra-long proportions; both the sleeves and hemline fell far past the wrist and ankles. The dress itself is cool, but what's even cooler is the fact that Off-White made it — Off-White, the label designed by Virgil Abloh and beloved by hypebeasts and fashion nerds alike.

The beauty look was great, too, with very minimal eye makeup (presumably to keep attention on the gown) and the perfect swipe of coral-y red on her lips. 

Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images 

Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images 

That whole beautiful-inside-and-out adage bears repeating here.

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