Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston

5 Reasons Anjelica Huston Is Beautiful in Black & White

Words by Jody Hume | 7.8.14

The third-generation Oscar-winner has modeled for Halston, been photographed by Richard Avedon for Vogue, held court as half of one of 70s Hollywood’s coolest power couples, become a Wes Anderson mainstay and written a memoir. Transcending trends and a shining example of why Hollywood needs more seasoned female actors, Anjelica Huston’s legendary allure endures. There’s something about her look, her style and her timeless appeal that finds it perfect expression in the contrast of black and white. Perhaps it’s because she often stuck to this palette herself, looking every bit as glamorous in flowing ivory gowns, menswear-inspired button-ups with black trousers and all-white tailored pantsuits (the ultimate 70s statement, which Huston has been able to carry into recent decades).

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She also knew her way around a little white dress. Whether she dressed it up with jewels for a premiere or paired it with a laid-back linen blazer while strolling with Nicholson, she always looked the epitome of chic. Black and white is classic. It’s cool and it’s proven, like Huston herself. You can’t go wrong taking a page from her style, so enjoy 5 of our favorite reasons to get the icon’s look on her birthday this year.

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