Maren Morris was an honoree at the 2023 GLAAD Media Awards — and she dressed like it, too. The outspoken country singer attended the New York ceremony on May 13 wearing a striking purple sequin dress with an asymmetrical neckline and one long sleeve. The brightly colored floor-length dress also featured cutouts at the waist and a hip-high slit, resulting in a practically open side.
Morris completed the outfit with clear pointed-toe heels, giving a glass-slipper illusion as well as diamond-drop earrings and several silver rings. Her purple eyeshadow matched the dress, while her bob haircut appeared to be the shortest her hair has been in years. She debuted the dramatic chop on Instagram a few days prior.
Accompanied by her husband, Ryan Hurd, Morris was in attendance to receive the Excellence in Media Award, which recognized her LGBTQ+ activism and allyship. Morris recently performed at the Love Rising benefit concert in protest of Tennessee’s antidrag bill. Before that, she used an insult slung at her by Tucker Carlson (“lunatic country music person”) to make merch benefiting Trans Lifeline and the GLAAD Transgender Media Program. The T-shirt raised $100,000 in a day.
Ahead, see photos of Morris celebrating in sequins.