There are women who follow trends and there are those who set them, with sets the standard with their individual styles. Women who are sure to go down in the fashion history books are stylish women with distinctive flair—First Lady Michelle Obama, Angela Basset, Iman and Janelle Monae. The time has come to decide who will carry the fashion icon torch for the next generation and the nominees are in. There aren’t too many women who shine through fashion, talent and hard work, but these ladies make it happen.
Click through to see the fashion icons of the new school, and tell us if we missed anyone.
One word to describe Angela Basset’s style is “class.”