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Purple Is Trending at the 2024 NFL Honors: Justin Hartley, Derwin James Jr. and More Stars Who Favored Violet Hues

Shades of purple, plum and lilac were the hottest hues at the 2024 NFL Honors. Actors and athletes alike, including Justin Hartley, Derwin James Jr. and James Conner, favored vibrant color palettes on the red carpet.

Purple is poised for popularity this season after the shade dominated the runways of men’s fashion week last year. During their fall 2024 presentations, labels like Etro, Fendi and Emporio Armani featured varying shades of violet ranging from muted mauve to bold magenta.

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Below, WWD breaks down the purple looks at the NFL Honors.

Justin Hartley

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Justin Hartley attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Justin Hartley attends the 2024 NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

Hartley sported a purple three-piece suit featuring a double-breasted waistcoat. The actor paired his vibrant ensemble with a lavender button-up, a patterned tie and brown burnished brogues.

Derwin James Jr.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Derwin James Jr. attends the 13th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Derwin James Jr. attends the 2024 NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

James Jr. opted for a plum-colored single-breasted suit, which he wore over a white T-shirt. The Los Angeles Chargers safety accessorized with white sneakers and a diamond-encrusted chain.

James Conner

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: James Conner attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
James Conner attends the 2024 NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

Conner of the Arizona Cardinals donned a deep purple suit from Saks Fifth Avenue Collection, which featured notch lapels and a Prince of Wales check pattern. He paired it with a pastel button-up, floral tie and brown lace-up brogues.

Diana Flores

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Diana Flores attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Diana Flores attends the 2024 NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

Mexican flag football player Diana Flores attended the NFL Honors in a violet one-shoulder gown by Chiara Boni featuring reflective embellishments. Flores also added on a pair of metallic high-heeled sandals and hoop earrings.

Torrey Smith

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Torrey Smith attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Torrey Smith attends the 2024 NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

Torrey Smith’s purple suit paid homage to the colors of his former team, the Baltimore Ravens. The former wide receiver accessorized with sleek white sneakers and two diamond-encrusted championship rings.

Harrison Phillips

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Harrison Phillips attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Harrison Phillips attends the 2024 NFL Honors on Feb. 8 in Las Vegas.

Like Smith, defensive tackle Harrison Phillips showed his team spirit in a violet three-piece suit referencing the primary color of the Minnesota Vikings. Phillips completed his look with a pair of white Nike Air Force 1s.

The NFL Honors celebrate the best football players and performances of the year. The ceremony is held ahead of the Super Bowl, and takes place in the game’s host city.

The Kansas City Chiefs will face off against the San Francisco 49ers at the 57th annual Super Bowl on Sunday. Usher will headline this year’s halftime show. Country star Reba McEntire has been tapped to sing the national anthem, while Post Malone will perform “America the Beautiful.”

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Janelle Monáe attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Janelle Monáe attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) CJ Stroud and Kimberly Stroud attend the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) CJ Stroud and Kimberly Stroud attend the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Issa Rae attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Issa Rae attends the 3th Annual NFL Honors at Resorts World Theatre on February 08, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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