Style Starters: Celebrating The Beauty Of Black Women Rocking Bold Colors In High Fashion

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A look back at how we've always shined in every shade!
Avon Dorsey Aug, 29, 2018

This season, the fashion industry forecasted bold, neon-hue colors as the next big trend. As expected, the masses followed suit and the idea trickled down from the retailers to the streets.

Funny enough, we didn’t need the powers-that-be to tell us that wearing bright colors is ‘a thing.’ In fact, Black women have always rocked phenomenal outfits that incorporate our favorite bursts of color.

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From Betty Davis to Coretta Scott King, Erykah Badu to Patti Labelle,our stylish ladies have always shined in every shade.

Scroll through for a look back at the evolution of Black women rocking bold colors in fashion and then be sure to grab your tickets to join us as we celebrate all things Black fashion, beauty and style at the 2018 ESSENCE Street Style Festival!