Mother’s Day Style Stealer: Claire Huxtable Keeping It Real With Shoulder Pads

By: Julie Gerstein / May 2, 2011

“The Cosby Show” matriarch Claire Huxtable was a woman of formidable strength, shoulder pads and style. Since we’re celebrating cool moms this week, in honor of Mother’s Day, we’d be remiss to leave Ms. Hux out: Her superior ’80s wear showed everyone–including hubby Cliff–who really was the boss. After the jump, our Claire-inspired look!


  • French Connection Acapella Drape Jacket, $248
  • Robert Rodriguez Slouchy Striped Minidress, $285
  • Kain Black Patent Heel, $79
  • Arden B Pendant Necklace, $29
  • Kenneth Cole Blackout Drop Earrings, $11.76