In this video for ‘Vogue’, queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige examines her life in looks.
From a rough upbringing in the Bronx to hard-earned fame, Blige is a poster girl of the pain-to-gain story. And during her rise in the Nineties, she carved out her own style, forgoing the usual tight dresses and mini skirts of her peers during the decade.
You might say that before Rihanna arguably became the industry’s honorary style maven, Blige was the artist whose seductive fashion motif set the tone for her superstar R&B status. From custom looks to designer fittings, Blige has rarely, if ever, had a bad red-carpet moment.
Ultimately, for the singer, it’s always been about “looking fly”, and here, she re-encounters some of her most iconic outfits and music video looks, from across her career.
View the original video here.