Tuesday, May 27, 2014

ERICA KANE: Style Icon, Susan Lucci, Actress, Fashion Icon, Daytime Soap Opera Icon...


Today, On Edwina LaShan Fashion Blog, we pay tribute to Our Style Icon... 
The Gorgeous, The Fabulous, The Man Eater, The Model, The Entrepreneur, The Actress, and Fashionista, Erica Kane aka Susan Lucci of ABC, Daytime Soap Opera, All My Children!!!



Erica Kane has been a Daytime Soap Opera Icon and Style Icon for many years! Her character, is a character that can not easily be forgotten. Singer, Aaliyah even has a song about her. There are probably even Erica Kane dolls somewhere! 



Erica Kane is definitely ungorgettable! Known for her gorgeous evening gowns and fierce photoshoots! 



But first, before, we start this Style Icon Tribute off... 

Let's learn a little bit about our icon and the actress that brought this role to life! 


Erica Kane is a fictional character from the American ABC Daytime soap opera All My Children. The character was portrayed by actress Susan Lucci from her debut on January 16, 1970 until the last broadcast television episode aired on September 23, 2011. On February 11, 2013, it was announced that Lucci would be guest-starring on the Prospect Park's continuation of All My Children. 



Erica is considered to be the most popular character in soap opera history. TV guide calls her "unequivocally the most famous soap opera character in the history of daytime TV", and included her in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time. She's a heartbreaker and a man eater! At least that's the most vivid memory we remember from her character! But last but not least she loved her family most of all! 


Who is Susan Lucci???

Susan Victoria Lucci was born December 23, 1946, in Scarsdale, New York, to parents Jeanette and Victor Lucci. Her father is of Italian ancestry, and her mother is of Swedish descent. She attended Garden City High School in Garden City, New York, graduating in 1964. She then attended Marymount College and graduated with a BA degree in drama in 1968. 




Susan is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, best known for her portrayal of Erica Kane  on the ABC daytime drama All My Children. 



The character is considered an icon, and Lucci has been called "Daytime's Leading Lady" by TV Guide, with New York Times and Los Angeles Times citing her as the highest-paid actor in daytime television. As early as 1991, her salary had been reported as over $1 million a year.


In 1996, TV Guide ranked Lucci number 37 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list. In 2005, she received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2006. 




She was named one of VH1's 200 Top Icons of All-Time and one of Barbara Walter's Ten Most Fascinating People. 


She has also played roles in made-for-TV movies, hosted many shows and guest starred on television comedy series, including Saturday Night Live and Saturday Night Live and Hot In Cleveland. 


She also has her own line of hair care products, perfumes, lingerie and skin care, called The Susan Lucci Collection.



As of 2012, Lucci hosted Deadly Affairs, and currently stars as Genevieve Delatour in the Lifetime television series Devious Maids




Erica Kane has always been about her Fabulous High Fashion! No matter the profession, model, entrepreneur, disco club owner, author, Erica Kane will always give her best and look good at doing it! In over the top fashions, big jewels, and the best hair and makeup!



Check her out in this look! Erica is wearing an emerald green fitted gown with a drape shawl.



Pictured next to fellow co star Palmer, Erica is wearing a fabulous beaded headpiece!



The Disco Queen is here!!! Erica is wearing a purple 70s inspired jumpsuit! 



Author of Her Own Destiny! Erica Kane looks fab on her book cover, "Erica Kane Having it All!" in a little black dress! 



Erica Kane was married numerous times! And each time she wore an over the top fabulous and elegant gown! As the years went by, we would all just look forward to Erica getting married, so we can just see how beautiful her gown would be this year! Lol 


Young Erica Kane... Just as she was starting off in the 70s on "All My Children."


OMG!!! We just LIVE for this look by Erica Kane! Erica just proves in this look how Sophisticated and Chic turban hats can really be! She looks beyond elegant rocking her gold and cream embellished turban. She adds beautiful large stud gold pearls earrings to finish the look. The dress she is wearing, seems to be breathtaking as well! It appears to be a embellished, fitted and beaded gown, that fits around her neck.  



Beautiful and chic in tan! Erica looks very Chic in this tan, turtle neck, dress and sweater! Very popular on and off, in the 70s and now, she's also wearing a matching headband! She finishes the look with pearl accessories! Very casual and sophisticated! 



Erica was always known for her popular layered hair! She is wearing an off the shoulder, teal, suede, dress, with fringes! 


Gorgeous as ever in White Fur!!! Erica has never had a problem with wealth and riches! In this look, she is rocking a BAAAD fur coat! With a fabulous red lip and smoky eye! WERK MISS ERICA KANE!!! U GOT IT!!! YASSS!!! 


In 2011 "All My Children" went off the air... But as loyal fans we will always remember the good times we shared watching the family of the Daytime Soap Opera, for generations to generations!!! 
One particular character will always stand out and forever be embedded in Our Memories!!! And we all know, that is the FABULOUS ERICA KANE!!! Hats off!!! You owned this role!!! Thank you, Susan Lucci and Erica Kane, for installing into us "Style and Grace" for a great majority of Our Lives!!!


Ladies and Gentlemen... We introduce to you... Our Style Icon... 
The GORGEOUS, The Stylish, The Sophisticated, The Graceful, and the Fabulous Miss Erica Kane!!! Also Known As Susan Lucci!




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