Style Transformation: Solange

Style Transformation: Solange
ESSENCE.COM May, 06, 2011

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The up-and-coming singer looks cute and sassy with this off-the-shoulder tee and ripped denims.

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Here, a young Solange shows her flair for quirky pieces with this fur bolero and ruffled skirt.

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With sleek straight hair and a flirty mini, Knowles strikes a pose at the Grammys.

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With statement leggings and popping pink pumps, Knowles’ quirkier side begins to peek through.

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Bold, statement accessories like the gold braided necklace, and leopard print belt – worn together – give a glimpse to what’s to come with Solange’s style.

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Clashing hounds-tooth prints in contrast colors add a fun, pop of energy to Solange’s look, an element which she will continue consistently in days to come.

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While some could argue that this look is “so wrong” it clearly felt “so right” to the singer, who was bursting to express her eclectic sense of style.

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A more polished ensemble, like this light and frothy frock, show a more elegant – yet equally eclectic – red carpet style from Knowles.

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Bold hues – like this rich red cocktail dress and Knowles’ favorite gold necklace – emerge as a red carpet fave for the singer.

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The soulful singer debuts a chopped crop, along with a crop top. We approve!

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Knowles, here with son, settles in to her new locks with a sophisticated monochrome sweater and shorts look topped off with a Chanel 2.5 quilted.

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As her locks grow, so too do Solange’s bold choices. Her wardrobe starts to take on an ethnic chic flavor, full of bold graphics as seen on this maxi dress.

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Skin baring pieces, like this bandeau top and skirt combo, offer an alternative way for Solange to go sexy with style.

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Solange goes glam, rocking a silk turban with a very chic silk pant and blouse ensemble.

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Solange opts for a silk headpiece to top off this ruffled sheath.

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Solange is in true form in this bold printed mini which shows off her curves and highlights her lovely face.

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This shoulder padded fringed top underscores Solange’s evolving style: elegant yet eclectic.

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Hair! Face! Body! And the best Little Black Dress we’ve seen in a while! Knowles does no wrong with his look.

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Electric colors, like this sun yellow mini, pop against Knowles’ skin.

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Solange’s take on menswear features leather shorts and a silken Oxford blouse. We love that she pairs this red carpet look with black, leather work boots.

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One of our favorite looks from Solange. The artist gives another inspired take on formal menswear with this Tuxedo inspired two piece.

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Headwraps, like this netted turban, have been emerging as a key accessory in Knowles’ evolving wardrobe.

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Knowles selects bold statement jewelry, like this Masai inspired necklace to express her style.

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Jaws dropped when we spotted these ultra long braids on Solange. The diva complemented them accordingly with a peek-a-boo fringed tunic and short shorts.

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Knowles goes fully tribal in this fierce ensemble highlighted by contrasting ethnic prints.

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This sequined jacket sparkles as bright as Solange’s smile.

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Bold prints, like those in this strapless mini, are a signature in Solange’s runway style.

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Knowles has her fashion favorites, and this boho-chic floppy hat, which she’s been spotted in several times, is fast becoming her staple of the season.

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Knowles embodies eclectic elegance in this short short and long fringed number. Please note her tribal print boots.

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Solange unleashes her sultry side in this Grecian halter neck draped gown.

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Knowles lights up the red carpet in this bold – and beautiful – Dries Van Noten gown at the Metropolitan Museum Gala.


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