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6 Vintage RuPaul Looks to Die For

6 Vintage RuPaul Looks to Die For

6 Vintage RuPaul Looks to Die For
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You’d have to have been raised on a remote island or in a galaxy far, far away to not know that RuPaul been serving us looks for decades (That’s not shade, just facts). In fact, RuPaul is known for her glamorous, cutting edge looks, and we could all take some tips from her early style choices. Try your best to recreate some of Mama Ru’s best looks of yesteryear.

Future Space Go-Go DancerRupaul Space Go Go Dancer gif

Before making it big, RuPaul had a much more stripped down, punk rock look. With disheveled white hair, white lip color and a black garter belt mixed with a metallic body suit, this outfit surely pleased all of the intergalactic hotties she encountered on her journey to Earth!

Superheroine of the WorldRuPaul's Superheroine of the World gif

At the '93 Gay and Lesbian March on Washington, RuPaul stole the show as a headlining performer and unveiled her now classic debut single, “Supermodel (You Better Work).” She did all of this while wearing a patriotic Wonder Woman get-up! (Hello, Mr. President!)
 

Steal Your Man MystiqueRuPaul in 1996 TVGuide

Don’t leave your man around Ru. She’ll steal him right before your eyes. Miss Thang served up scandalous style in this TV Guide magazine editorial from '96.

Sexy Sequined SirenRuPaul Sequin Silver gif

Disco glamour never looked so good. Miss Ru has never shied away from the sequins, girl. And don’t sleep on her, she still serves body for days!

The Original Ice Queen

RuPaul Supermodel of the World Cover

In a chilling get up that would freeze even Elsa, Ru goes for some icy couture on the cover of her debut album, “Supermodel of the World.” She tops off the look with some high, glass “stripper’ heels.

MAC's Crimson Queen

Rupaul Viva Glam look.

RuPaul made history when she became a Viva Glam Girl for MAC in the mid '90s. This red latex number soldified her as a fashion goddess.

If all else fails and you find you can’t execute some of these looks to Her Majesty’s perfection, just look in the mirror and repeat her golden mantra:

Rupaul Mantra

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Raquel Willis

A black trans queer feminist media maven. A proponent of all things equality.

A black trans queer feminist media maven. A proponent of all things equality.