Yara Shahidi attends the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for the Critics’ Choice Awards)

Spring is coming! We know, we know ... we’re still a long way off, but with the dark and gray days outside, we could use use a little pick-me-up. Cue the 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards on Thursday night in Santa Monica, Calif., fresh on the heels of Sunday’s Golden Globes, which kicked off awards season.

For those of you who were hoping The Glow Up would host another live Facebook thread (thanks to all the amazing folks who joined for the Globes), alas, we can’t cover them all live—especially on school nights. We’ll be back in action next Sunday for the SAG Awards on Jan. 21, followed by the Grammys on Jan. 28.


But that doesn’t mean we won’t still bring you follow-ups on all of your award night #Faves! While we loved and supported the red-carpet mission and vibe of last week’s Globes ceremony, we were still thrilled to see a more colorful carpet at this week’s Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony. There weren’t many surprise winners (though Jordan Peele and Sterling K. Brown took home statuettes, among a few others), but there were definitely some winning fashion moments. (We see you, Get Out’s Betty Gabriel!) Here’s our red-carpet roundup:

Maiysha Kai is Managing Editor of The Glow Up and your average Grammy-nominated goddess next door. Minneapolis born, Chicago bred, New York built. Nuance is her superpower.

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