Ashanti’s Edgy Style Evolution Includes Risky Cutout Dress, Statement Colors & Thigh-High Boots
From music to fashion, Ashanti has been nothing short of impressive and inspirational. Throughout her stellar career, the Princess of R&B has created timeless classics while maintaining an equally stylish wardrobe. She has gradually evolved into her own and effortlessly masters her own chic sartorial sense with the help of her stylist, Tim B. Whether she’s performing on stage or slaying looks via her Instagram page, you can expect to see her in ensembles that ooze glamour and stay true to her edgy Y2K aesthetic.
The Grammy Award-winning songstress has an incomparable fashion catalog that includes mink coats, leather corsets, monochromatic moments, sparkly sequins and risky cutout dresses. Her shoe wardrobe is just as impressive consisting of a range of thigh-high boot styles, classic Air Jordan 1s and strappy statement heels. Ashanti’s outfits from the past year alone deserve honorable mention as she went viral almost every time she stepped out.
As the “Rock With U” hitmaker receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, here is a look at her most memorable outfits in recent years.
Ashanti pulled out a show-stopping outfit to perform at Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Years Eve alongside Ja Rule in New York City. She hit the stage in a fluffy cropped coat that she wore with a matching hat and a white mini dress. She continued to make a statement with silver metallic thigh-high boots.
Ashanti arrived on the red carpet at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards in a black halter-style dress by Michael Costello. The risky form-fitting number featured a plethora of glittery straps that buckled in the front and extended down her legs. She finished off the jaw-dropping look with black ankle-strap sandals by Jennifer Le.
Ashanti exuded elegance and glamour at the 2021 BET Awards by stepping out in a see-through sequin gown by Julien Macdonald. She let the outfit do all of the talking by rounding things out with clear stiletto sandals.
In October 2019, the R&B singer was a lady in red at the “It’s A Wonderful Lifetime” holiday party in Los Angeles. Ashanti wore a long-sleeve blazer mini dress with pointy PVC heels.
In September 2019, the chart topping musician pulled out a head-turning for the PrettyLittleThing x Saweetie’s fashion show during New York Fashion Week. Ashanti blazed the stage in a green and black ensemble. She teamed the dangerous outfit with black over-the-knee boots and a matching cowgirl hat.
The “Coach Carter” actress shined at the 60th annual Grammy Awards 2018 as she arrived in a glittery gold dress that had a fluttery hemline. She paired her gown with gold strappy sandals by Giuseppe Zannoti.