Chaka Khan commands the stage in gold jewelry

Dubbed the Queen of Funk, performer Chaka Khan rose to fame in the late 1970s as a member of the band R&B band Rufus before branching out to a successful solo career. The iconic Chicago-born star, has since gone on to win several Grammy awards and top the charts with such songs as I'm Every Woman, I Feel For You and What's Going On. Consider a few of these tips to recreate her one-of-a-kind style.

For the Taste of Chicago festival on July 14, Khan let her glamorous side rise to the forefront in a brilliant gold dress that complemented her skin tone and sleek black boots. With her red hair styled in bold ringlets, Khan commanded the stage and was a force to be reckoned with. Her radiant accessories, which included matching gold bracelets and fishtail earrings, blended in with her lush color palette and gave the singer an aura of excellence.

Want to make a splash during your next social event? Let Khan's fashion-forward use of exquisite fine jewelry be your inspiration as you prepare for a night on the town. Detailed bracelets in a remarkable 14 karat gold or 925 sterling silver can give you the extra shine you're searching for and make you the star of the evening.