For her appearance, the Bronx star looked sharp in a navy and salmon pink, double-breasted Brøgger blazer ($1,125) and trousers ($885). She coordinated the look with a pink Hermès Birkin bag and navy blue bob.
During her brief appearance at the Queens courthouse, the 26-year-old married mother of one plead not guilty to the 12 charges, two of which are felony counts.
Cardi could have bypassed a court appearance, but chose not to accept a plea deal in September 2018 that would have reduced her charge to two misdemeanors.
Her court appearances and the intense press coverage of them no doubt played a part in the inspiration for her “Press” visual.
Check out Lisa Evers’ on-the-scene reporting below. Image: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer.