"Took you long enough," everybody thought when it was announced that Rachel Lindsay would become the first black Bachelorette. As the 31-year-old lawyer prepares to fling roses, kiss heaps of frogs, and make as much use of the Fantasy Suite as she damn well pleases, we offer our styling services to help her break ground in a different way.More
With a few more inches of skirt to meet network-TV standards of decency, this saucy little number says "I'm not here to make friends—I'm here to mingle with two lacrosse teams' worth of milquetoast dudes and possibly one out-and-out villain to spice things up." Either way, she'll wow the room (and America), which is the real goal.
For a date early on in the game, she'll drop jaws and incite slap-fights in this romantic off-the-shoulder top and trousers combo. But what's more, she'll overturn the Bachelorette norm of stretchy dresses unless you're in a bikini.