They say people change when they get money, but not all change is a bad thing. Taraji P. Henson’s climb to entertainment royalty has been a long one, but one thing that’s obvious is the star’s style has increased exponentially with her notoriety.
Last year, the actress revealed she had to pay for her own hotel while working on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and if a Hollywood studio wouldn’t even provide accommodations for the woman who turned out to be the star of the film, we know for sure designers weren’t rushing to dress the budding entertainer. And looking back at old pics of Taraji it shows. Now some of her fashions were simply a casualty of the early 2000s while others, well, let’s just say what a difference a stylist makes. Here’s a look back at Taraji’s incredible style transformation.