Today on Edwina LaShan Fashion Blog, We are paying tribute to Our Style Icon, Debra Harry! AKA "DIRTY HARRY!" Of course, we will get to the influences and impacts this lady had on the fashion industry, but first and foremost lets learn a little about Our Style Icon and how she got her start!
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Harry was born July 1, 1945 in Miami, Florida. Debra is an American singer-songwriter and actress, best known as the lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie.
She has also had success as a solo artist, and in the mid-1990s she recorded and performed with The Jazz Passengers. Her acting career spans over thirty film roles and numerous television appearances.
Before starting her singing career she moved to New York City in the late 1960s and worked as a secretary at BBC Radio's office there for one year. Later, she was a waitress at Max's Kansas City, a go-go dancer in a Union City, Nee Jersey, discothèque, and a Playboy Bunny.
In 1999, Harry was deemed the 12th greatest woman of rock and roll by and in 2002, she was called the 18th sexiest artist of all time by VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
How do we describe Debra's Style??? Let's see, Sexy, Funky, Spunky and Timeless!!! She definitely a style icon, pop icon, and sex icon all in one!
Debra spunky, bang, bob hair cut definitely had a lot to do with her piercing style! She would wear the perfect eye makeup to compliment her style! Smoky eyes were definitely her thing!
Similar looking to the beautiful Cameron Diaz in this shot, goes to show that Debra still influences the looks of many young, up and coming actresses and performers! Debra is rocking a denim high neck shirt! Super cute!
Known to rock a screen tee like no other and make it look like High Fashion! Debra 'a rocker style is definitely very influential!
Knee High Black Leather heels set off this photo of the beauty!
Layered and a plain tee, can definitely scream sexy!!!
Debra Harry is pictured with her group in this photo! Giving us 80s Vintage! We love this yellow, fitted, long sleeve dress Debra is wearing! An accessory of a red hand and finishes the look perfectly! A gold rope belt also gives the dress the perfect finish it needed! Showing off her perfect waistline!
There is nothing like a funky wild hair cut, and a leather bomber jacket! Debra "Pops Her Collar" and brings to life a classic photo! Such a bad ass!
She's such a Rock Star!!!
You can never go wrong with he perfect coumouflouge pant! Pair it with the perfect combat boot and a leather bomber jacket like this icon and you are good to go!
Whether her hair style was long or short Debra always managed to make it work! Love her usage of eyeliner with her light blond hair! It complimented her look perfectly!
This beauty guide decribes this bombshells style to a perfect tee! With her tousled hair in a long bob, with fringe smoky eyes. She wore the perfect red lip and shiny gloss! Bringing "Movie Glamour to Rock and Roll!" As she would say!
Leather bombers were definitely her thing! Do you have the perfect leather bomber jacket in your closet! If not... You better get you one! It's a timeless piece that has rocked wardrobes for decades!
Denim on Denim! Love this look on Debbie! She wears a dark denim at the top and a light denim on the bottom! Perfect!
This 60's Mod look is super cute on Debra!!! Loving her mini skirt dress with the perfect long mid high boot!
What woman do you know that can rock a pink scully and make it look good with pink shades other the Debra Harry! Such a trendsetter! Not everyone can get away with this look! But she sure did! And made it look great with a red lip and a plain tee! Sexy, sexy, sexy!!!💋
Although she wasn't a professional model, Debra had the look of one! She brought many photos to life to the point you would think modeling was her profession!
Gotta love you some Blondie!!! How is she not loveble!!!
Debbie makes these Avatar shades a sure hit!!!