Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

What Color Is Viola Davis’ Dress?

Ryan Seacrest is asking.

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Alright, I don’t mean to alarm anyone, because the last time someone on the internet asked this question it caused a whole big thing, but... what color is this dress?

During the E! red carpet pre-show for tonight’s Golden Globes, Viola Davis chose a dress whose color perplexed one Ryan Seacrest.

But seriously though, what color?

Answer: It’s yellow.