Rita McGhee has styled gospel stars and Oscar-nominated actors. The costume designer for the FOX hit EMPIRE shares her style choices for Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson

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Article By Patricia Warton:: EEW Magazine News

Whether she’s dressing “Sunday Best” stars to sing songs of praise on stage, or styling Cookie Lyon to strut her stuff on camera, Rita McGhee has an eye for fashion.

The gifted stylist is dishing on how she chooses Taraji P. Henson’s sassy character’s wardrobe on the FOX hit series, Empire.

“She is everywoman,” said McGhee in a USA Today interview, who explained that, her wardrobe choices on behalf of Cookie are intended to suit the 17-year convict turned entrepreneur’s fierce, out-there personality.

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