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Style Rewind: Chaka Khan

Sweet Thing
A legend true to the art, Chaka Khan has been known for her iconic ensemble choices. From over-the-top picks to her more subtle fits, she's remained a revered force in pairing fashion with music. (Photo: Echoes/Redferns/Getty Images)
Echoes of an Era
Khan sports a red dress draped in an eye-catching, white fur in this throwback '70s image, taken at the beginning of her astonishing career. (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Turning Back Time
For VH1s Divas Duets, Chaka Khan dons Asian-inspired attire, featuring a colorful dragon against sheer fabric.
Diva In Denim
Chaka Khan kicks back and lets loose on set of a photo shoot, dressed in this all denim outfit. (Photo: Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
Lifetime Achievement
Hitting the BET Awards 2006 red carpet in a unique embroidered crushed velvet number, Chaka is all smiles as the years 'Lifetime Achievement' recipient. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
World Wide Woman
Known for her worldwide contributions to the music and entertainment worlds, Chaka Khan hits the stage at the 3rd Annual Women's World Awards-- shining bright in this embezzled 2-piece dress. (Photo: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Lights, Camera, Action!
Whether it's the red carpet or the Broadway stage, Chaka can pull off any look! Portraying Sofia in 'The Color Purple' stage play, she sports a matching red skirt suit and grey hair. (Photo: Jemal Countess/WireImage/Getty Images)
Fierce and Fiesty
Khan is untouchable in this leopard print ensemble, matched with a lace-patterned boot. We can't handle! (Photo: Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for i.am.angel Foundation)
Shine Bright
Revisting her '03 VH1 Divas Duets style, this gold sequin dress and silk folding fan make for a more elegant touch to her Asian-inspired outfit. (Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)
Leading The Pack
Attending Gabrielle's Angel Foundation hosted Angel Ball 2013, Chaka looks divine in a black seuqin patterned dress, with train, and open-toed heels. (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)
Soulful Goods
Chaka Khan shows up and shows out at the Soul Train Awards 2013, rocking a v-neck dress and a slick thigh-high boot. This is deifnitely a 'Good' look! (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for BET)
"I'm Every Woman"
Attending the 7th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon, Chaka wears an all black gown to show off her amazing figure and signature rouge hair. Her blue shag purse and gold jewelry are the perfect accents, showing off her notable style. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


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