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ICYMI: Richard And Tina Lawson Host 1st Annual Wearable Art Gala

Before the popular MET Gala took place, Tina Lawson hosted her well-received inaugural Wearable Art Gala.

Along with her husband, actor Richard Lawson, Tina’s event raised money for The WACO Theatre Center to benefit young people through the arts.

The Wearable Art Gala held at the California African American Museum brought out a lot of big celebrities, all wearing original, creative and stunning pieces.

My Beautiful friend Ms. Holly Robinson Peete❤️at our Wearable Art gala❤️

12.3k Likes, 82 Comments - Tina Knowles (@mstinalawson) on Instagram: "My Beautiful friend Ms. Holly Robinson Peete❤️at our Wearable Art gala❤️"

Some wearable art folks

13.4k Likes, 65 Comments - Tina Knowles (@mstinalawson) on Instagram: "Some wearable art folks"


As the woman of the evening, Mrs. Tina’s gown did not disappoint. She wore a green dress created entirely out of huge banana leaves, with the help of Tim White.

Me and my handsome husband on the red carpet at our first ever Wearable Art Gala ! This is the dress that me and Tim White made all from banana leaves (no not collard greens) It's art people?my Lorraine Swartz jewels

37k Likes, 400 Comments - Tina Knowles (@mstinalawson) on Instagram: "Me and my handsome husband on the red carpet at our first ever Wearable Art Gala ! This is the..."


Of course the gang was all there to support Mama Tina, including Beyonce, Solange, Kelly, and Michelle. Beyonce took to her Instagram to show appreciation for her mother’s contributions and praised her for the example she continues to set.

I am super proud of my beautiful mother for creating such an awesome event. Close to $1 million was raised for The WACO Theater Center to benefit young people through their mentorship programs and the arts. Mom, you inspire us all to be generous, selfless, positive, to have empathy, to love and to praise creativity in the world. It brought tears to my eyes to be a witness to what you and Richard have created together. WACO is a safe place truly Where Art Can Occur. I love you.

1.8m Likes, 7,756 Comments - Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Instagram: "I am super proud of my beautiful mother for creating such an awesome event. Close to $1 million was..."


Blue Ivy even came out in her adorable wearable art to support her grandma. Mrs. Tina posted this adorable picture of Blue and her auntie on the red carpet.

These are two peas in the pod! ❤️at the Wearable Art Gala! They are throwing up the Tre Sign (third ward ) Houston Texas .(our hood)

152.8k Likes, 1,291 Comments - Tina Knowles (@mstinalawson) on Instagram: "These are two peas in the pod! ❤️at the Wearable Art Gala! They are throwing up the Tre Sign (third..."

Hopefully the Wearable Art Gala is the first of many more to come and Richard & Tina Knowles can continue to raise money for the WACO Theatre Center.

 

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