VINTAGE STYLE: 15 Stars Who Dress like Past Fashion Icons was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
From her boa to her slicked-down hair, Rihanna channeled Josephine Baker in a custom Adam Selman gown at the CFDA Awards, honoring the late singer…
2. Lupita Nyong’o
Also taking a page from Josephine Baker’s style book, Lupita Nyong’o embraced the flapper look at the Met Gala with Prada feathers, jewels and a…
Beyonce drew inspiration from ’70s icon Diana Ross in her Givenchy gown at the Met Gala.
4. Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj paid homage to Aaliyah’s classic ’90s style in a Moschino bra and panties, baggy jeans and doorknocker earrings.
5. Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles is regularly inspired by Diana Ross’ glamorous ’70s style. At the CFDA Awards, she channeled the fashion icon with a shimmery Calvin Klein…
6. Rita Ora
Rita Ora gave a bad girl ’90s vibe reminiscent of Winona Ryder in a custom leather jacket and plaid dress at the DKNY Fall 2014…
7. Jennifer Lopez
The Bronx-bred beauty was gone with the wind fabulous in a sweeping Donna Karan gown and flowing hair that would’ve made ’70s icon Faye Dunaway…
8. Jennifer Hudson
From her acid wash denim jacket to her bared midriff, Jennifer Hudson’s outfit at Bethann Hardison’s 2014 CFDA Award Celebration was totally ’80s.
9. Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell could’ve doubled as a flapper from the roaring ’20s in her Alexander McQueen look at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
Iman’s flipped Farrah Fawcet-inspired hair and loose-fitting printed jumpsuit looks like it was plucked straight from the ’70s.
11. Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae’s famous pompadour and bold statement earrings bring to mind Carmen Miranda’s iconic 1940s look.
12. Joan Smalls
Also paying homage to Aaliyah, Joan Smalls rocked a classic ’90s outfit after the Met Gala: a crop top, jeans and visible underwear bearing the…
13. Gabrielle Union
Serving Josephine Baker realness, Gabrielle Union tapped into her inner flapper in a Prada confection at the 2014 Met Gala.
14. Anika Noni-Rose
Anika Noni-Rose hit the 21st New York African Film Festival Screening of Half Of A Yellow Sun in quintessential ’70s separates: a loose-fitting blouse, high-waisted…
15. Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith gave a more modern interpretation of 1920s glamour in this Alberta Ferretti fringe mini dress at the FOX 2014 Programming Presentation.