Fashion Flashback: Lena Horne

I’m lazy, so here’s the scoop from on this beautiful black woman. 

“Actress and singer Lena Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, NY. She left school at age 16 to help support her ailing mother and became a dancer at the Cotton Club in Harlem. She later sang at Carnegie Hall and then appeared in such films as The Wiz and Stormy Weather. She was also known for her work with civil rights groups, and refused to play roles that stereotyped African American women.”

Now that we are all acquainted, check out her style!


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