Our greatest artists are ever-evolving. They reinvent themselves from a truthful place over the years. Erykah Badu has transformed herself time and time again — not only in her music, but in her fashion as well. In honor of Ms. Badu’s 48th birthday, we wanted to have a look at her style journey, as expressed in her videos.
We begin with the “On & On,” where we meet Badu as an earthy, comfortable clothes-wearing, effortlessly stylish young woman. The essence of this look remains at the heart of Erykah’s style to this day.
As Ms. Badu has grown up, the fashion sense that began connected to the earth has expanded to the stars. There is no limit to how she now experiments with more colors and shapes. Recently, Ms. Badu did the damn thing on tiny desk looking f l a w l e s s.