Jody Watley Classic Thursday Images of The Day.

Jody Watley 1987 for American VOGUE Photography by Lara Rossignol.

Jody Watley. 1998 featured in cover of Blues and Soul Magazine, UK. Photography by Andrew MacPherson.

Jody Watley Timeless Style.

Style Signatures. Just as much as I still love a good edgy moto/biker jacket .. I still love a good tailored suit /jacket like the one I’m wearing here back in 91.

Reposting:

Instagram/jodywatleystyle page:

1991 Jody Watley in Us Weekly photographed by Jon Ragel, hair by Jody Watley, make up by Collier Strong, styling by Jody Watley and Jeannine Braden

Always find your own personal style-it’s a way of saying a bit about who you are without having to speak.

Jody Watley. GAP Individuals Costume Institute Library.

This was cool to come across on Instagram last night.

Individuals : Portraits from the Gap collection (2006).

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Jody Watley. LA Fashion Week 2017 and Other Musings.

As most of you know, my music is always linked with fashion and style. It’s still it’s a blessing to continue to inspire other new talent.

As a note, my entrance into fashion magazines and subsequent layouts born from the style impact of my music video’s and album covers. My debut appearance in Harper’s Bazaar, solo debut 87. Jody Watley 30. My “Real Love” video..I just wanted to be on the runway – thank you David Fincher for making the vision come to life! This video remains one of MTV’s Most Nominated.

Working the runway  – 2006 LA Fashion Week with designer Kevan Hall

Kevan Hall, Jody Watley

LA Fashion Week 2006

 

in 2014 French shoe designer Jerome Rousseau featured a Jody Watley tribute shoe (bootie) in his collection.

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Jerome C. Rousseau Billboard Magazine Feature. August 13, 2014 Issue

 

I’ve had a top named after me on HSN, Christos Garkinos collection.

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Jody Watley in “Jody” top Eureka by Christos Garkinos – Photography: John Tyler Curtis

Designer Malan Breton, who is not only talented but a total sweetheart, and I consider him a friend. We’ve been exchanging messages through the years via social media. Inspirational messages of encouragement – we can never have enough. Malan is now known for his international elegant couture designs once cited me as an influence and made a custom design for me during his Project Runway era – I’m so proud of his continued evolution . Read the archived Project Runway Blog : Here

His A/W 2017 collection was exquisite opening night of LA Fashion week. I’m happy to finally be able to catch one of his shows always to rave reviews in NYC and Paris.

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Malan Breton and I in 2006.

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Arriving to see Malan Breton A/W Collections 2017.

 

Last night I sat in awe as new designer Richard Hallmarq (we met many years ago as he reminded me a chance encounter where we talked and as well with some youth he was with at the time). Richard showed his collection at LA Fashion week with a collection inspired by Jody Watley with a remix soundtrack featuring a few of my runway ready classics. It was awesome to be in town to see this.

 

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New Designer Richard Hallmarq and Jody Watley. Pacific Design Center LA Fashion Week 2017.

 

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Backstage, LA Fashion Week 2017 Pacific Design Center with Richard Hallmarq and some of this glam team and models.

It’s in The Music! Living life full of gratitude; my inspiration continues to come from living, life, young people or anyone pursuing their dreams, making things happen in life in their own way – no matter the obstacles. To those I’ve touched, they continue to inspire me in return.

You never who know who you can inspire, we all possess the power to do that in one capacity or another. Never forget that.

Wattage!

 

 

 

The Watley by Jerome C. Rousseau Autumn Winter 2014 Has Arrived

I’m so grateful and humbled to have a shoe named after me – as a longtime shoe-a-holic it’s really the best! Jerome is so talented as a designer – kind and gracious most of all. When he said I inspired a shoe as well as his Autumn/Winter Collection 2014 my heart was full, my smile as wide an ocean.

Visit Jerome C Rousseau online and find out what stores carry his line: Here

The Jody "Watley" arrived, fresh out of the box. A million thank you's to Jerome.

Edgy and Elegant – The Jody “Watley” arrived, fresh out of the box. A million thank you’s to Jerome.

Jerome C. Rousseau Interview With Billboard Magazine:

Jerome C. Rousseau Billboard Magazine Feature. August 13, 2014 Issue

Jerome C. Rousseau Billboard Magazine Feature. August 13, 2014 Issue

Jody Watley Photo of The Day From Soul Train: The Music, The Dance, The Style of A Generation

Photo: Jody Watley from Soul Train: The Music, The Dance, The Style of a Generation by Questlove

Photo: Jody Watley from Soul Train: The Music, The Dance, The Style of a Generation by Questlove, Soul Train Holdings LLC

I’d changed clothes after performing my first solo #1 single “Looking For A New Love” to perform “Still a Thrill.” I loved that funky top hat which I’d purchased in Japan – my style always represents what I’m feeling. I still rock denim and ankle boots but wear them differently..the bra tops, not so much!

Jody Watley. Fashion ReWind. VOGUE Italia.

Jody Watley. The Historic Black Issue, VOGUE Italia July, 2008

Jody Watley. The Historic Black Issue, VOGUE Italia July, 2008