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Call Her Miss Ross, Fashion Superstar

She outdid herself in a glittering jumpsuit last night, but from her early days as the big-haired, disco-loving lead of The Supremes, Diana Ross has had an eye for style.


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Actress-Singer Diana Ross

Last night, Diana Ross outshone all the young talent--including her son--at The Hunger Games: Mockinjay--Part 1 premiere in Los Angeles in a fabulous, glittering jumpsuit. Over the past few decades, Ross has established herself as a true fashion icon--the big-haired, disco-loving former front-woman of The Supremes with the ultimate eye for style. From her outrageous, overly-embellished stage outfits to her diva-off-duty, go-to sequined jumpsuits, billowing capes, and maxi dresses, Ross translated her childhood dream of being a fashion designer into a vocal career, designing costumes for herself and her fellow Supremes. While her voice is certainly something to be reckoned with, her fashion sense is a force of its own. We look at some of the singer's most iconic looks of all time.

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Making a dazzling entrance, Ross arrives at the 32nd Annual American Music Awards in 2004 in a little black, sequined dress. 

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Diana Ross struts down the Paris runway as a guest model for Thierry Mugler's summer ready-to-wear collection in October 1990. 

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Diana Ross shows her style at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington on August 3, 1991

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Diana Ross looks amazing even in heavy wind and rain! During a free concert in Central Park, the singer sang through a heavy downpour for an estimated 80,000 people on July 21, 1983. While Ross said, "It took me a lifetime to get here, I'm not going anywhere," before the show, she was forced to stop singing 45 minutes into the concert. 

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Elegant in white, a poised Diana Ross waves to the crowd during the taping of "An Evening With Diana Ross" in 1977.


All smiles and sequins, Diana Ross walks onstage to receive the Female Entertainer of the Century Award at the second annual Rock Music Awards in 1976.

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Showing off her eye for fashion, Ross poses in a diaphanous full-length floral dress, circa 1975.

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The diva poses during a portrait session in Los Angeles on July 16, 1975. 

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Diana Ross poses before a crowd in Grand Central Terminal in New York City in 1968.


The Supremes sparkle on stage at a performance on Janurary 1, 1968.