Aretha, The Queen of Soul

24 Aug

Aretha Franklin sadly passed away on Monday and as the world mourns the passing of an icon we want to also celebrate the legacy she has left and the inspiration she will continue to be. Throughout the years Aretha remained authentic with her unique voice which touched the hearts of many yet her hair and fashion evolved and remained distinct as the Queen of Soul.

Today we want to celebrate her iconic hair and fashion moments which was just as distinct and iconic as the music star.  As we know Aretha Franklin was a trendsetter, especially with her hair, she was known for saying “I’m a big woman. I need big hair.” Her hairstyles were often emulated but never duplicated.

Let us know your favourite Aretha Franklin hair looks.

Here are 3 of our favourite Aretha Franklin hairstyles, which pay homage to the Queen of Soul.

Queen crowned in Curls

aretha Blog Spot

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Get the look: Our Dream Girl lace front wig Ciara will give you queen like big curl.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Hair

Aretha Albun Cover

One of her most iconic songs is R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The art work for the album deserves some R-E-S-P-E-C-T, so you know we had to include it! Aretha wore her hair short with loose curls on album cover as the focus was really on her beauty in this shot. However her hair still had body.


Get the look: Our Goddess lace wig is a lovely short wig and as it is 100% human hair you can curl and back-comb to create body.

Beautiful Bun

Aretha Franklin

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As beautiful as Aretha Franklin is she wanted the focus on her voice, as we can see in this image of her in 70’s she looked gorgeous with a simple top knot bun, which she rocked effortless.

Get the look: Our popular bun will give you an effortless top knot bun!

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