Rip the Runway is an annual fashion show and music show broadcast by BET, featuring music and television celebrities showcasing top emerging designers in street wear, swimwear and high-fashion couture. The event is now in its ninth year, and Rip the Runway 2013 was held Feb. 27 at the historic Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City and taped for broadcast, which will air tonight, March 20, at 10pm ET on BET.
Kelly Rowland and Boris Kodjoe (pictured) host Rip the Runway 2013, which includes performances by Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Trinidad James, Luke James, Omarion, Sevyn Streeter, Jaden Smith and Watch the Duck.
In terms of fashion, the Rip the Runway 2013 runway will showcase looks from Rihanna for River Island, MSFTS by Jaden Smith, host Boris Kodjoe’s World of Alfa and more.
Rip the Runway 2013 marks the first time that 106 & Park‘s Rip the Runway Amateur Model Contest was open to males, providing both male and female aspiring models the opportunity to enter an online casting. The winners of the amateur search for Rip the Runway 2013 are Lloyd Dickenson and Rian Graham.
Rip the Runway 2013 premieres March 20 at 10pm ET on BET.
Kelly Rowland and Boris Kodjoe hosting Rip the Runway 2013: Courtesy of Theo Wargo/Getty Images for BET Networks