Sunday, February 23, 2014

DIAHANN CARROLL: Tribute Tuesday: Fashion Icon: Style Icon, Actress, Activist, Mother.

Today, on Edwina LaShan Fashion Blog Our Style Icon is the Stunning, Gorgeous,  
and Absolutely Elegant, Diahann Carroll! 

First and Foremost let's learn a little about our a Style Icon. Diahann Carroll was born July 17, 1935. She is an American television and stage actress and singer. She has had a long, successful career that has spanned nearly six decades.

After appearing in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts such as Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959), she starred in Julia (1968), one of the first series on American Television to star a black woman in a non-stereotypical role. Later she created the role of Dominique Deveraux on the popular prime time soap opera, "Dynasty".

She is the recipient of numerous stage and screen awards and nominations. Carroll has been married four times and became the mother of a daughter in 1960. She is a breast cancer survivor and activist.

For years we have grown to see Diahann Carroll in photos that have captured every ounce of her beauty and grace! She has been a role model for black women of all ages! Little girls have grown up looking at her the same way we look at Clair Huxtable. 

Our mothers, grew up, looking up to this fabulous woman! We salute you Diahann Carroll and we want to recognize you for your mark in style and culture in the black community as well as your mark in American fashion! 

Check out these style inspirational photos of Diahann Carroll: 

Diahann Carroll is elegant in this Vintage lace Bridal Gown! 

Diahann Carroll gave us "Gone With The Wind" in this fabulous green and accented pink gown! 

Diahann Carroll wowed her fans in her acting role alongside Sidney Poitier in the Classic movie "Porgy and Bess!" We love her in this tweed coat!

Mrs. Carroll stuns her audience in this pink and polka dot look on the film Carmen Jones starring Dorothy Dandridge! Wow!!! Two absolutely stunning black women beauties in one movie! Amazing!!!

Who else can make a crochet outfit look so good! No one other than the beautiful Diahann Caroll! She's wearing a crochet scarf and blouse!

Below, Diahann Carroll dazzles in a elegant lace gown! 

If you never thought a floppy hat could be paired as an accessory with a wedding gown you are rudely mistaken! Diahann Carroll did it and she made it look fab!!! 

Diahann Carroll gives us 70's Vintage in this floral scarf and sun dress. 

Diahann Carroll is giving us High Fashion Model, once again, in this Crochet dress! 

Ok, before there was Cindy Crawford, Halle Berry, or Beyonce rocking a robe wrap dress, there was Diahann Carroll looking absolutely sensual! 

Pretty in Pink! Diahann Carroll looks gorgeous in Pink ruffles! 

Diahann Carroll blew us away in this stunning November 1979 Ebony Cover. She wore a beaded, embellished, satin, white gown! The mink on her arms screamed all kinds of richness! Her gorgeous diamond drop earrings are to die for! 

Whoever thought cropped tops were new on the Fashion Scene clearly has not done their research! Diahann Carroll looks amazing in this beaded crop two pieced dress. 

Mrs.Carroll is enchanting in this platinum dress and shawl! 

Would you check out that figure? This lady definitely kept her figure up throughout the years! Let her teach you a few things! 

Mrs. Carroll even made a Nurses uniform look sizzling and fashion forward! 

Her tribal earrings and polka dot dress are definitely huge in fashion once again!

Faux Fur anyone??? This woman is absolutely beautiful! 

Gone with the wind fabulous once again in this all white, sweep you off your feet, gown! So enchanting! 

Diahann Carroll can even make Pajamas look good! Come on now! 👌

Diahann Carroll owned this signature look! Classic Turbans! 

As a more mature woman in her career Diahann Carroll took Fashion to another level! She stuns in this high fashion white sheer dress! 

The Lady in a Red Hat! Diahann Carroll looks amazing in solid red and mixxed prints! 

Nevertheless her break out role in this fashion spectrum of film definitely goes to her role on the show, "Dynasty!"

Introducing Our Style Icon... 
Diahann Carroll! 

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