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She loved to love outrageous apparel, such as this Elvis-inspired, skintight white jumpsuit complete with a sheer overlay and plenty of gold embellishments, sequins and fringe, which she rocked at a 1976 shoot.
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Showcasing her toned legs (and love of anything shimmery and beaded), the singer stole a page from Tina Turner’s style playbook with a black high-slit number.
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SINGING THE BLUES
Toot-toot, hey, little Bo Peep? Ditching disco fashion for a slightly more princess-esque getup, Donna performed in a blue beaded dress heavy on the tulle – and one of her favored flower hair accessories.
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While that headwear never quite caught on, Donna proved she was ahead of her time in 1979, mixing prints like a pro with a contrasting knee-length tunic and loose-fitting pants.
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We can think of a number of pop stars (, , ) who would love to get their hands on this plunging, gam-baring creation, worn for a 1977 show.
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How did Donna embrace the ’80s? Let us count the ways: big hair, shoulder pads, metallic lamé, a cowl-neck and matching pumps, which she donned for a 1986 shoot.
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ALL TIED UP
Donna works hard for the money by suiting up in a menswear-inspired vest, oversize tie and newsboy cap, but adds a few girlie touches like a polka-dot skirt and ruffled socks.
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With a floor-length, black-and-white blinged-out robe as dazzling as her Grammy-winning voice, the singer stole the spotlight at a 1979 performance.
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Wrapped in ruffles, Donna serenaded the audience and proved that her style, just like her voice, was larger than life.
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