Rachel Lindsay can have ALL our roses: The 31-year-old Dallas attorney had got brains AND plenty of beauty to boot, as you can tell by her first *official* portrait for the upcoming season of The Bachelorette.
Rachel looks like a literal rose in a stunning, scarlet, custom-made chiffon and tulle gown by designer Randi Rahm. As People noted, the dress' hue might be a subtle reference to the crimson number she wore when she got the First Impression Rose from Nick Viall on the last season of The Bachelor.
As you may recall, Rachel's upcoming gig on The Bachelorette made headlines when it was first announced because she's the first black woman to be cast in the role — and she couldn't be more excited for it.
"I’m happy to represent myself as a black woman in front of America and I’m happy for America to rally behind me and see what it’s like for me to be on this journey to find love," Lindsay said. "Honestly, it’s not going to be that different from any other season of The Bachelorette."
That may be so, but how do prior Bachelorettes' official portraits stack up to hers? Let's take look at some of our faves from seasons past...