20 Photos That Look Back At Mary Wilson's Supreme Style

The Motown legend, who died Tuesday at age 76, wore many (fashionable) hats over the years.

Mary Wilson, Motown legend and founding member of the Supremes, died Tuesday at age 76.

Over the course of her decadeslong career, Wilson, along with fellow Supremes Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, achieved huge success, fame and plenty of No. 1 hits ― and there was no shortage of photo-ops.

The Supremes often appeared in coordinated outfits, both on and off stage, wearing everything from sparkly gowns to tailored suits. After leaving the group in 1977, Wilson was often seen at the Kentucky Derby, where she showed off an impressive hat collection.

In honor of the legendary singer’s life, we’re looking back at Wilson’s style both as a Supreme and beyond.

1965
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The Supremes: Florence Ballard, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson, circa 1965.
1965
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Wilson (right) and the Supremes performing in London on March 18, 1965.
1966
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Wilson (center) and the Supremes in New York City on Feb. 25, 1966.
1968
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Cindy Birdsong, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson at EMI Records in 1968.
1970
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Mary Wilson in 1970.
1970
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Mary Wilson with the Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Limousine custom-built for John Lennon in 1970.
1979
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Mary Wilson in New York City on Aug. 29, 1979.
1981
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Mary Wilson at a party in New York City on Dec. 2, 1981.
1983
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Mary Wilson and Dawn Fraser walk in Australia on June 22, 1983.
1987
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Mary Wilson at the Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles on March 23, 1987.
1990
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Mary Wilson in 1990.
2006
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Mary Wilson at a Woman of the Year event in Las Vegas in 2006.
2006
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Mary Wilson arrives at the 10th Annual Entertainment Tonight Emmy Party in West Hollywood on Aug. 27, 2006.
2008
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Mary Wilson at "The Story Of The Supremes" private viewing in London on May 12, 2008.
2011
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Mary Wilson at the Kentucky Derby in Louisville on May 7, 2011.
2012
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Mary Wilson attends the 22nd Annual Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing Gala in Beverly Hills on Feb. 26, 2012.
2013
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Mary Wilson at "Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show" in Las Vegas on Feb. 22, 2013.
2016
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Mary Wilson arrives at the 142nd Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2016.
2019
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Mary Wilson attneds The Paley Center For Media Hosts "A Legendary Evening With Mary Wilson" in Beverly Hills on May 25, 2019.
2020
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Mary Wilson at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020.