Billy Porter’s Fierce Tonys Look Made a Statement About Reproductive Rights
“This government is trying to take away the woman’s right to choose and that’s unacceptable.”
It should come as no surprise by now that Billy Porter knows how to wow on the red carpet. After attending the Oscars in a tuxedo gown and getting carried into the Met Gala dressed as an Egyptian god, it should be expected that he’ll leave jaws dropping upon arrival; and yet, when appeared at the Tony Awards last night, he left us shook nonetheless.
The Pose star and Tony winner attended the NYC-based ceremony in an ornate red and pink custom look by Celestino Couture. The ensemble, which the designer described as a “gender-fluid evening suit” to The Hollywood Reporter
Featured a long vest and slim pants topped with a velvet and tulle structured skirt. The silhouette was inspired by Elizabethan couture, Porter told THR.