Marie Claire (South Africa) - - TRENDS -

Dorothy Dan­dridge was the first black ac­tress to be nom­i­nated for an Academy Award for best ac­tress, in 1954. Her style was fem­i­nine and tai­lored, fo­cus­ing on clas­sic sil­hou­ettes. Look to flaired skirts and cropped jackets to ac­cen­tu­ate your waist. Ac­ces­sorise with pieces syn­ony­mous with the 50s – think gloves and pearls CLOCK­WISE FROM ABOVE: BAG R22 000, BAG CHARM R7 000 BOTH DOLCE AND GABBANA; EAR­RINGS R399 MIGLIO; DIANE VON FÜRSTENBERG DRESS R14 995 CALLAGHAN COLLEZIONI; STOLE R420 TESSA DE­SIGN; FRESH­WA­TER PEARL NECKLACE R899 MIGLIO; CAPE R13 700 MAX MARA; GLOVES R340 TESSA DE­SIGN; CUT­LER AND GROSS SUN­GLASSES R6 500 EX­TREME EYEWEAR; JACKET R8 590 LUISA SPAGNOLI; SKIRT R14 000 DOLCE AND GABBANA; MARY JANE HEELS POR GUCCI

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