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05/20/2012 08:59 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Vanessa Williams' Poolside Glamour...And How To Get It (PHOTOS)

Vanessa Williams is one of the most beautiful stars today, and it doesn't hurt that she also has had a successful career as both an award-winning singer and actress. The former Miss America winner's beauty and fashion sense has even translated into the characters she's played, including Wilhelmina Slater, a supermodel-turned-magazine editor on "Ugly Betty."

In the photo below, which was taken in Los Angeles in 1988, Williams demonstrates that famous glamour. Would you pair a simple swimsuit with bronze hoop earrings and red lipstick?

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DKNY Halter Swimsuit, Gold Hoop Earrings, Urban Outfitters Rose Gold Menswear Watch, Anne Taylor Stacked Pave Enamel Ring Set.

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