Style File: Erykah Badu

Our May cover girl in her best crazy, cool and fearless fashion moments.

Celia L. Smith Apr, 04, 2014

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The eccentric singer performed at the 2013 BET Experience wearing a tangerine hued suit dramatically swathed with an indigenous blanket-style cape and top hat to top things off.

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Naturally Badu hit the stage in style at the ACL Live event in a a fun faux fur, funky leggings and the scene-stealing accessories she loves.

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As usual this rebel beauty uses her performance to spread a message, this time in London rocking a caftan with the statement: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised."

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Badu borrows from the boys in a blazer, khaki's and a funky fedora at Rock The Bells.

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At the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, Badu was heaven sent in a white wrap coat, tan suede thigh-highs, gilded wings and arm cuffs. Her halo? A gorgeous golden bob.

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The singer's larger than life hair and galactic leggings were out of this world at the BET Awards last year.

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Ms. Badu earned her stripes to wear whatever she pleases, even at the legendary Lincoln Center.

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Like her music, the singer's ensembles dance freely to the beat of their own colorful, eclectic tune.

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What better place to be free-spirited with fashion then Coachella? Erykah Badu pulls out all the bells and whistles and a chic pair of shoes too.

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Badu is so comfortable and confident in her style that even a relaxed knit sweat suit looks next level chic.

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Nothing says grandeur like a killer cape and of course Badu knows this, performing in a trench coat-inspired style while in Munich.

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This bag lady rocks a safari style you wont find anyone else carrying and we can say the same about the necklaces too.

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A T-shirt and leggings are so much more when Badu is sporting them. We just know it's going to be a brighter day.

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A cool pair of distressed overalls and over-the-top accessories couldn't be more perfect for the SXSW Music Festival.

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Badu has many layers when it comes to her style and doesn't follow any trends, in fact she sets them.


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