(PREVIEW) Black Carpet – BET’s Rip the Runway 2011

BET’s annual fashion extravaganza, RIP THE RUNWAY returns with a stellar group of designers showcasing their exquisite collections to some of the hottest names in music. A carnival of music and fashion, this year’s RIP THE RUNWAY will feature collections from Rachel Roy, Plus Size Designer Tennille White, LaQuan Smith, Man vs. Machine, Lila Nikole, and Haitian designer WISB “Way It Should Be” Apparel, dynamic performances by musical heavyweights Wiz KhalifaKeri HilsonFabolousLloydMelanie FionaMiguel andNew Boyz, and special appearances by fashion icon Lady Gaga and style savant Kimora Lee Simmons. Hosted by sexy duo Selita Ebanks and Mehcad BrooksRIP THE RUNWAY premieres Monday, March 21, 2011 at 10 p.m.* Here is a sneak peak from the Black Carpet.

Mehcad Brooks and Selita Ebanks

Plus Size Designer Tennille White

Plus Size Designer Tennille White

Plus Designer Tennille White

Plus Model Kai Raye

Kai Raye

Plus Model Sabrina Athena

Plus Model Sabrina Athena

Designer Lila Rivera

Designer Hassan Pierre

Miss Lawrence FROM RHOA

Melanie Fiona

Lola Monroe

Mehcad Brooks and Selita Ebanks

Dwight Eubanks from RHOA

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