Courtesy of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Stevie Nicks was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this past Friday in Brooklyn, New York, and from now through March 2020 at Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame museum, you can check out a special exhibit celebrating her big honor. Among the items in the exhibit, selected from the museum’s collection, is one particular dress that Stevie admits she only wore so people wouldn’t think she was a witch. Really.
Speaking to reporters at the ceremony, Stevie said of the dress, “It’s one of…[what] I call the Easter egg colors. It’s the pink outfit. Because there was about a year when the whole witchcraft thing was coming in, and it freaked me out, ’cause I was getting some really wacko mail from people, and I said, ‘I’m not wearing black.’”
She continued, “So for a year I had Margi, my designer, make some pastel colors. And of course, I hated that! It was like, ‘Ugh, I hate this, but I’ll do this for a while to see if I can…calm this thing down.’”
Stevie added, laughing, “And then a year later, I just said, “Black is skinny. I’m wearing the black for the rest of my life, so take your witchcraft somewhere else!’”
Stevie does admit, though, that the pink dress is “beautiful” and she did wear it, so it was appropriate for the exhibit. Also on display at the Rock Hall are some song lyrics, the tambourine she’s holding on the cover of her first solo album, Bella Donna, and the gown she wore in her video for “The Sorcerer.”
Meanwhile, if you want to see Stevie’s outfits live in person, you can check her out with Fleetwood Mac, whose North American tour runs through an April 15 show in Calgary, Canada.
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