Style Icons: Female »Lena Horne


A golden song voice and a beautiful face to match, Brooklyn born Lena Horne forged an inspiring and multifaceted career that didn’t even miss a beat as her strong political beliefs got her in trouble (she was blacklisted during the Red Scare. Not to be kept down by anyone, though, Horne continued on as a major civil rights activists while belting out “Stormy Weather” in night clubs and winning awards.

The gorgeous songstress with those dynamite cheekbones and adorable smile, passed away this week at the age of 92.

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Posted on May 16, 2010

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