As Cicely Tyson celebrates a year around the sun today, we are celebrating some of her best fashion moments. Considering she was a model, her taste in style has only elevated over the length of her 50 plus years in the industry. A recipient of an honorary Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony, she is indeed a triple threat and has moved with style and grace throughout her career.

Not afraid of a bold statement, Tyson is a fan of avant-garde gowns, feathers, and mixy prints. She also sported intricate braiding hairstyles that have only gone to be recreated in modern-day.

From her Academy Award debut to a celebrity outing in New York City, check out 10 of our favorite archived fashion moments from Cicely Tyson.

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