The clothes you’re wearing are the clothes you wore, the smile you’re smiling, you were smiling then, but I can’t remember where or when.
Lena Horne gracefully rewrote the script for Black actresses in Hollywood all the while charming audiences with her astounding beauty and hypnotic voice. Many of today’s starlets owe their ability to obtain roles other than maids or nannies to Horne’s refusal to be typecast.
All the while, her elegant and feminine style became her trademark. The style icon is most often photographed in romantic, elegant, and graceful dresses. Here are some pieces from Ann Taylor that pay homage to Miss Horne that you can wear to a special occasion, gala, or an important work event:
Get the look!