A star, singer-songwriter and a fashionista - Amy Winehouse was known as much for her distinctive style as for her powerful contralto voice and neo-soul music.

Her signature style comprising the 50s-retro rockabilly dresses, dramatic eye make-up and her incredible tattoos inspired many across the world and even made her a muse for renowned designers like Karl Lagerfeld.

It was these fashionable symbols and hallmarks that made her a symbol of effortless contemporary retro-fashion.

Although her sudden tragic death at the age of 27 shattered her close friends, family and music fans, Amy's numerous fashion moments became a remainder of some of her happier times while she performed on-stage for millions of her fans.

It was her combined effect of her smoky voice and distinctive style that made her an icon in the lives of her fans and followers.

Take a glimpse at some of Amy's best fashion moments throughout the years: