Angela Bassett: Ageless Elegance in Hollywood Fashion


Sep. 21 2023, Updated 9:20 p.m. ET

Even if you are a staunch fan of the actress, pretend you don't know the person in the picture above for a second. Now, guess her age!

I know you'd say 30, 35, or 40. Hell no! Not even close. Angela Bassett clocked 65 in 2023, and no one in Hollywood still can't believe that.

This article sheds light on her elegant, age-defying fashion choices and the secrets to her timelessness.

Moments Angela Bassett Proved Her Agelessness in Timeless Fashion

Beyond her acting career, Angela Bassett is a fashion icon. No wonder she does everything possible to pause her aging mechanism. Here are some of her most stunning ensembles where she exudes elegance:

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1. The Silver Sequin Golden Globes Gown

Designed by Pamella Roland, Angela Bassett’s silver sequin halter turtleneck dress worn to the 2023 Golden Globes gave her one of the sexiest, most elegant yet minimalistic looks.

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2. Gorgeous and Vibrant in Yellow Dolce and Gabbana Dress

Angela Bassett looked like a dream in this daring Dolce and Gabbana dress at the 2022 Emmys. It's a testament to her confidence and fashion fearlessness.

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3. Off-Shoulder Ruffle Gown with a Tulle Skirt

Ruffle gowns are a recurring theme in Bassett's wardrobe, and for good reason. This prime example is this yellow off-shoulder dress worn to the 2023 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

4. Timeless Glamour in Christian Soriano

Angela understands the allure of Old Hollywood glamor. This Christian Soriano, worn to the 2023 Critics Choice Awards, channels the elegance of screen sirens like Rita Hayworth.

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Angela Bassett's Secrets to Agelessness

According to the famous American phrase, "Black don't crack.” Angela wears this expression like a silk glove. Whether melanin is mainly responsible or not, the Jumping the Broom actress has more than one beauty secret up her sleeve.

First, Angela takes skincare very seriously. Her late mother, Betty Jane Bassett, while still very young, would take her regularly to see a dermatologist for any annoyance. And now the actress says it has become a part of her daily life.

If her face remains radiant and toned, she devotes her routine solely to these three objectives: cleanliness, hydration, and the fight against hyperpigmentation.

She says she does not wear much makeup except when she has to. The actress likes to keep her skin clean and breathing.

Although she has a busy schedule, she seeks to take a moment for herself. Taking time for yourself is not a luxury but a necessity. Hair falling out and skin forming patches and pimples on its own is a sign: the more overwhelmed, stressed, and tired you feel, the more important it is to stop. A face is only holy in a holy body. The body cannot be holy if it is not allowed to relax.

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