How To Look Like a Sade Video

Copying Sade's effortless chic style // DNAMAG

Sade Adu, a.k.a. Sade, or as we like to refer to her as The Queen of Hoops. The English-Nigerian singer's 80's/90's style probably carved the path of the ever so classic minimalist chic look of today. What musician/singer appeared so flawless with nothing more than a gorgeous mohair sweater, gold hoops and red lipstick? And even the most cynical human cannot divert from slowdance vibes when listening to a Sade ballad. It is good every time. 


Sade gives us major Beyonce vibes, or maybe it's the other way around. Beyonce might have paid tribute to Sade's video 'No Ordinary Love'. 

ISSA CROSS CROP TOP / Cushnie et Ochs available at Moda Operandi 

RUFFLE-HEM CRINKLE-TAFFETA SKIRT / Marques'Almeida available at Matchesfashion

14K GOLD HOOP EARRINGS / Ferkos Fine Jewelry available on Etsy


This outfit can easily be worn today, tomorrow and forever. Never has a bold neutral color like mustard put us in a hypnotic romantic mood. Sade proves that the bigger the gold hoops, the better. 

GOLD CURVE EARRINGS / Laura Lombardi available at Hampden Clothing


Nightclub or Russian Tea Room? Either way this video eludes to the fact of something sexy and mysterious. Sade's boat neck white dress gives her power stage presence as a seductive lounge singer. Nothing goes better with that than a bold red lip. 

IRENE LINEN & COTTON-BLEND MIDI DRESS / Rejina Pyo available at Net-a-Porter

AUDACIOUS LIPSTICK IN ANNABELLA / Nars available at Net-a-Porter


There's so much good texture going on in this video. We find Sade in a cozy, luxurious mohair-like knit top with a statement belt and it's like she's giving us power model agent slash singer. So very 90's. 

RAZE MOHAIR-BLEND SWEATER / Acne Studios available at Matchesfashion

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