Being a celebrity involves a daily rush of cameras and a schedule full of events. While many of us struggle to think of what to wear in the morning, celebs are thinking about what to wear on the red carpet. That’s a lot of pressure and outfit planning. The solution: Stick to what works.
For Janelle Monáe, it’s black and white. The songstress-turned-actress has turned two-tone patterns and eclectic flair into an iconic style. Until recently Janelle only wore suits, making her style an homage to her parents’ blue collar jobs and her humble lifestyle prior to music. Now, with the release of both Moonlight and Hidden Figures, the star and her stylist, Maeve Reily, welcome dresses and separates into her attire.
Gwen Stefani is a prime example of a celebrity with well-developed style. The Voice coach has maintained her “cool factor” for over two decades as a both a musician and fashion icon—super impressive. Fun, funky and feminine, you can find jumpsuits, drop-crotch pants, high heels and overalls in her L.A.M.B. collection. The pop icon proves that she can make anything look cool, including fishnets. Even though fishnets under jeans has gained momentum in celeb fashion, Gwen has been rocking this style for a long time, proving her trendsetter status.
How many ways can Jennifer Aniston wear a little black dress? Based on photos from the last two decades, the options are endless. With her petite, yet fit frame, these dresses are flattering on her. The actress clearly enjoys showing off her legs, and these dresses make her toned legs the star. LBDs are also universally appropriate—the perfect go-to for any celeb with a full calendar.
Vanessa Hudgens is the queen of boho-chic. From paisley, tie-dye and floral prints to flower crowns, the actress takes her hippie influences everywhere she goes. Just ask her stylist Natalie Saidi, who supplies the actress with enough maxi dresses to fill Vanessa’s heart’s desire. This star continues to demonstrate how to elevate bohemian looks, from the flirty appeal of pink lace on the carpet to bold leopard print on a Sunday stroll.