We didn't know much about Brenda Sykes until a few months ago when we realized we'd saved several style inspiration shots of her to our overflowing folder. After a quick google search and a few articles later we can confidently share she's a retired actress with her glory years being the 70s and the mother of Gil Scott-Heron's daughter, Gia. We cannot speak to her acting or mothering skills but how about her stellar style and timeless beauty? Some of our favorites here.
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