In 1953 Coretta Scott King wed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a divine A-line frock with a lace bodice and tulle overlay, a matching tulle veil with sheer fingerless gloves.
In Selma, Alabama Coretta Scott King was a standout during this march with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for her support of the movement, as well as for her coral-colored striped skirt suit.
At a candle light vigil for Dr. King at the White House, Mrs. King mourned her husband in a solemn mahogany suit topped with a beret and gold-strung pearls.
A tea party at the House of Commons in 1970 with Stan Newens, Chairman of the Movement for Colonial Freedom and Lord Browckway, called for a tailored shift dress, a classic cameo brooch and pearl earrings.
Donning ruffles and a mellow shade of yellow, Mrs. King sings along with Benjamin Hooks at the NAACP convention in 1980.
Coretta Scott King shines in a satin frock on stage with Ed Sullivan.
It’s all peace and love in a two-piece, collarless Chanel-esque set.
In 1969 Coretta Scott King approaches the podium in a chic cacoon-shaped coat.
A close-up of her 3/4″ sleeved coat and sleek gloves.