7 Essential Things You Need to Imitate Raquel Welch’s Iconic Style

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Boliviana actress and singer Raquel Welch (born Jo Raquel Tejada) is an icon, a classic bombshell, and international sex symbol. She’s been repping for Latinas in Hollywood since 1964, when she appeared in her first film, A House Is Not A Home. In a time where Hollywood was about cookie-cutter looks and Anglo-identities, Raquel fought to keep using her name, and showcased a different interpretation of beauty.

In the process, Raquel Welch became legendary. Her look is timeless, identifiable, and copied today—here are eight trademarks of Raquel’s style, and how to duplicate them.




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