Day: March 5, 2009

Fashion TV

Ga Ga: NYLON Mag Declares Rudy Huxtable Their Style Icon!

Surfing the web, Blindie found that Rudy Huxtable of The Cosby Show is being declared a style icon by NYLON magazine.

Yes, Keshia Knight Pulliam may have grown up (she recently played a prostitute in Tyler Perry‘s Madea Goes to Jail), but we’re loving that not only does NYLON Mag name check Denise (Lisa Bonet) but also Rudy’s little hubby BUD!

“Denise may have been the ‘cool’ one,” the mag writes, “but growing up in the ’90s, we always wanted some of Rudy Huxtable’s style. Her penchant for big sweaters over party dresses became a college campus inspiration for millions of American girls, and those striped leggings she wore to dance class?”

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Alicia Keys Chanel Iman Michelle Obama Paula Patton

PHOTO Special: Alicia Keys, Chanel Iman & Paula Patton Are American Icons (Michelle Obama! Billie Holiday!) for Glamour

In an effort to celebrate American icons of the last seven decades, Glamour magazine has recruited “some very-2009 young talents” to reenact their greatest achievements.

From Alicia Keys channeling Michelle Obama (yes! Tyra Banks did it first) to Paula Patton paying homage to blues legend Billie Holiday, these American women represent the we can do anything.

“She has worked hard for everything she’s accomplished, and done so with grace and humility,” Keys says of our new first lady. “So many women and girls can identify with her story.”

“She showed women…you can be sweaty, be gorgeous and do a great job.” –Model and MTV House of Style co-host Chanel Iman on tennis great Althea Gibson.

“You can imagine that women at home hearing her songs on the radio felt her vocalizing their emotions and their struggles.” —Push star Paula Patton on Billie Holiday

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