Private Icon: Stevie Nicks

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Sex, drugs, and lots of fringe and lace from the Fleetwood Mac frontwoman

Stevie Nicks: gold dust woman, fringed free spirit, record-setting musician—there are nearly endless ways to describe the Fleetwood Mac frontwoman, but few come close to fully capturing what the blonde-haired icon was about. Indeed, there was an air of mystery that surrounded her, from her layers of velvet, crochet, and lace to her poetic lyrics in now-classics like “Rhiannon,” “Landslide,” and “Edge of Seventeen.”

No matter what she means to you, Nicks is undisputedly among the most influential style-setters of the past half-century; this is, after all, the woman who regularly donned a top hat and never looked like a fashion victim. You see echoes of her in everyone from Madonna to Florence Welch, and with today’s reissue of Fleetwood Mac’s classic album Rumours (the expanded, deluxe version comes with unreleased live recordings and outtakes from a 1977 documentary about the band), it’s just a reminder of how long-lasting her influence still is.

Experience it in-person when the band goes on a 34-date reunion tour this spring—but in the meantime, here’s how to bring a little bit of the gold dust woman into your own life.

Rebecca Willa Davis / Nylon Magazine / Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Stevie's 1994 performance of "Blue Denim" on Late Night with David Letterman proved more than anything that she was rock and roll survivor, fabulously crimped hair and all! READ MORE.

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Stevie Nicks, Stand Back 1981-2017, compilation

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