The physical embodiments of all that is crazy, sexy and cool, Atlanta’s girl group is known not only for their hits like “Creep, “Red Light Special” and “No Scrubs,” but they were pioneers in style as well. TLC was not afraid to take risks with feminine pieces, bright colors and crop tops and fuse them with boyish baggy jeans and sweats.
2. Destiny’s Child
Before she was selling out shows draped in Jean Paul Gaultier, Beyonce and the other leading ladies that formed super group Destiny’s Child were walking the red carpets in original ensembles created by her mother Tina Knowles. Their outfits would consist of everything from yellow ruffles and denim, to sequined satin and metallic fabrics.
These three Jersey girls were not only pioneers in hip-hop, but in style as well. Their asymmetrical hair cuts, gold trucker jewelry and bright 8-ball jackets was fashion inspiration for every ’90s round the way girl.
Xscape consisted of Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, Kandi Burruss, LaTosha Scott and Tamika Scott; the tough girls of girl groups. Like their hit single “Just Kickin’ it” suggests, they just wanted to kick it with the guys. They were known for dressing in baggy jeans, oversized t-shirts and combat boots.
In dope jackets and smooth shades, the ladies of Total were known for looking effortlessly dapper.
6. En Vogue
Original members Cindy Herron, Terry Ellis, Maxine Jones and Rhona Bennett embodied ideal girl group style. The “Never Gonna Get It” singers were known for elegant gowns, body-hugging dresses, and three-inch heels that showed off their sexy curves.
They were the Sisters With Voices. Being native New Yorkers, it’s only natural this girl group balanced being lady-like with urban chic perfectly.
8. Kut Klose
Not too sure how they did it, but Kut Klose oozed effortless sex appeal.
Another Atlanta-based girl group, their name is an acronym for Believing, Life, Achieving, Quest, Unity, Everything. Their positive name reflected in their sense of style as well. The singers were always coordinated and stylish.
Jade, creators of the classic “Don’t Walk Away,” blended big plaid shirts and high waisted shorts – a trend currently on its way back to young girls today.
702 was edgy in leather, yet always in perfect harmony.