Sade Adu is a legend and her indelible music is the gift that keeps giving. As the Nigerian-born, British-bred singer celebrates her 58th birthday, we're taking a look at her chic and effortless style moments that made a mark.
In a white sweater paired with white jeans in Chicago circa 1985.
In a satin look while modeling at a Spandau Ballet fashion shoot at JS Vandon in New York City in 1981.
Photo by Ebet Roberts
In a white, backless top and pencil skirt while performing on stage in 1985.
In an embroidered jacket at the BPI (British Phonographic Industry) Awards in 1986.
In a black turtleneck and wide-shouldered blazer at the BRIT Awards in London on February 11, 1985.
In a cropped embroidered jacket paired with velvet pants and boots while performing onstage.
In a polka dot button down top with leather fingerless gloves, a wide waist belt and black trousers while performing on stage at Veronica Rocknight, Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands on th 21st of September 1984.
Photo by Foto Rob Verhorst
In a satin, pink Mandarin gown while performing on stage.
In a black dress with a scoop neckline while performing in Paris, France on February 17, 2001.
In a shimmering, beaded two-piece set while performing on stage.
Photo by Bock; Tony
In a white gown with a shimmering panel at the 2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on September 30, 2010 in New York City.