Category Archives: 2010s

TV Style: Ruth Negga as Shirley Bassey (2011)

Shirley Ruth Negga BBC (31)

Yesterday I finally managed to watch a TV film I’ve had recorded since September last year; the BBC biopic about Welsh diva Shirley Bassey, simply named Shirley. I’ve never really considered Shirley Bassey a style icon, but this totally changed my mind. It follows her career rise in the late 50s and early 60s, and along the way treats us to some amazing fashion from the period.

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