Empire may be a smash hit, but Taraji P. Henson has been hitting the red carpet in style for several years now. While her character Cookie is being hailed for her unique fashion sense, Taraji’s style also deserves some praise, regularly fluctuating between high-end glamorous gowns and more edgy, eye-catching pieces. Since the actress turns 45 today, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to take a look back at Taraji’s best fashion moments, from the Golden Globes to the Met Gala.
As passionate about feminism as she is about fashion, Morgan C. Schimminger spends much of her time writing and editing pieces on everything from celebrity style to the fight to keep funding for Planned Parenthood. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in publishing from Rosemont College. Morgan has contributed to a variety of publications, including StyleBakery, Uptown, metro.pop and Sister 2 Sister. Every week for theFashionSpot, she profiles the Top 10 Best Dressed Celebs and provides a daily dose of stylish stars via Look of the Day.