Sultry, bodacious  actress, Taraji .P. Henson who plays :  “Cookie Lyons” , sassy ex-wife to billionaire record label boss and business tycoon “Lucious Lyons” (Terrence Howard) is definitely one of the major reasons why we watch the super new series Empire.  Asides the fluidity, grace and power behind the character she plays, “Cookie” never ceases to amaze with her dream dressage of fine furs, animal prints and tight skirts. The costume designer for Empire, Rita Mcghee, the lady who styled this lady boss persona actually confessed that she researched on woman bosses who are married to the mob before coming up with Cookie’s distinct look.

Wow! Style never got hotter.

Taraji Henson’s Empire wardrobe  is in the spotlight this week for a friendly FAB raid.

And these are the 10 reasons why…

 

The leopard print jumpsuit which went nicely which chanel pendants.

The leopard print jumpsuit which went nicely which chanel pendants.

The Oooh la la rhinestone studded gown.

The Oooh la la rhinestone studded gown.

Tiger stripes and legs. Need we say more?

Tiger stripes and legs. Need we say more?

The print, the neckline and the wrap that said it all.

The print, the neckline and the wrap that said it all.

 

 

The powerful black coat over a sleek pencil skirt

The powerful black coat over a sleek pencil skirt

The simple tapered gown that made a bold statement.

The simple tapered gown that made a bold statement.

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coats, whites and a sassy stance

coats, whites and a sassy stance

Cool flowing fur

Cool flowing fur

 

Prints also work on blazers too

Prints also work on blazers too

The leather trench coat, Roberto Cavalli necklace and Gucci python bag.

The leather trench coat, Roberto Cavalli necklace and Gucci python bag.

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