Flashback Friday: Billie Holiday
Today, July 16, marks the passing of the incomparable singer Ms. Billie Holiday. Few vocalists before or since have been able to spin such emotional depth through such a lovely voice. This Flashback Friday, we honor the Jazz great, adoring everything from her flawless eyebrows to the trademark flower in her hair. We might even brush up on her history since there are rumors of a Billie biopic starring Mary J. Blige floating around. Let's prepare shall we?
Aside from her music, Billie perfected a signature style that contemporary women still draw from – the easy grace of a flower in one’s hair. This image became one of Billie’s most iconic. From the arched eyebrows, the painted lips, round ring and of course, her trademark flower, this photo can be found around the world.