A glance again at FASHION’s favorite superstar road type moments of the previous yr.
2021 has confirmed itself to be an explosive yr for road type.
A style of normalcy (no matter which means now) has pushed us to decorate extra freely and unapologetically than ever — if just for temporary moments right here and there.
May it have been an ardent longing to precise ourselves by means of type within the wake of the turbulent yr we left behind, and the equally unsure future that lay forward? Or maybe, the nostalgic want to take part within the return of traits passed by, from monogram mania to kitschy Y2K vogue?
Regardless of the motive, we’ve embraced the chance to step up our road type in 2021 — and so have our favorite vogue icons. With eye-catching appears to be like from runway fashions to main pop stars, every season of this previous yr was filled with vogue to be remembered. Beneath, discover FASHION’s high superstar road type picks of 2021.
Bella Hadid, January
Noticed in Paris throughout high fashion week again in January, Bella Hadid kicked off the yr layered up on this 70s-esque cotton-corduroy swimsuit. The mannequin was the very embodiment of enterprise informal in her matching jacket and trouser ensemble by The Row. Hadid stacked a barely-buttoned white shirt and a khaki corduroy jacket (sure, extra corduroy) by Brixton beneath the swimsuit. Easy black sun shades, square-shaped gold earrings and a black shoulder bag accessorised this look whereas holding corduroy the principle attraction.
Hunter Schaefer, January
Are you able to ever go fallacious with all-black within the winter? In case you’re Hunter Schafer, the reply is not any. The Euphoria star was seen in SoHo early this yr sporting a traditional cropped leather-based jacket and cuffed denims with an edgy pair of Maison Margiela x Reebok Tabi Instapump Fury Hello boots on show. Schafer brightened up her match with a neon inexperienced masks — as a result of why not flip this necessity into an adjunct? Arguably although, the trendiest a part of Schafer’s look is her wired Apple headphones, which have lately been revived as each a road type accent and the aesthetic different to bluetooth successors.
In March, Rihanna demonstrated how operating errands can double as a vogue occasion — particularly in a yr like 2021. On a grocery journey in Beverly Hills, Riri channelled her island roots with a tropical-print shirt from Celine loosely held collectively by a single button and child pink shorts peeking out beneath a denim miniskirt. For footwear, she opted for a strappy pair of white Amina Muaddi heels that complemented her chunky gold jewelry and checkered sunnies.
Kendall Jenner, April
This spring, Kendall Jenner was papped in NYC sporting a minimalist’s dream. Effortlessly stylish in cream-coloured wide-leg trousers, a plain white tee, an open button-down and slingback heeled sandals, Jenner completely nailed the model-off-duty look. Self-described in an Instagram publish as “head to toe pt. 2” (referencing a earlier publish from 2020 captioned “The Row head to toe”), Jenner dressed solely in Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s celebrity-favoured label, The Row.
Hailey Bieber, June
Hailey Bieber began the summer time off in Paris, pictured in a stylish purple monochrome ensemble. The mannequin paired a lilac knitted high by Raf Simmons with a stretch-wool mini skirt by The Attico and timeless loafers by Chanel. Forward of the curve with Pantone naming Very Peri as 2022’s color of the yr, Bieber carried a periwinkle staple of hers — and present purse holy grail —The Pouch Clutch by Bottega Veneta, courtesy of ex Inventive Director Daniel Lee.
Zoë Kravitz, August
What would a road type roundup be with out point out of Zoë Kravitz? This yr’s summer time of the slip gown (backed by Rihanna) noticed The Batman actress in an awe-inspiring midi-length robe by Araks in shiny blue. Understated gold jewelry, rectangular sunnies, mustard colored block-heel pumps and an outsized tote accomplished the look in classically minimal Kravitz vogue.
Dua Lipa, September
In September, Dua Lipa stepped out within the final Y2K (however make it Y2K ‘21) fall match. The pop star’s chocolate coat and micro bag got here contemporary off the Luar Spring ‘22 RTW runway, whereas her croc-effect knee-high boots had been Jimmy Choo. The spotlight? Her plaid miniskirt by The Attico, which was proper on development with this yr’s miniskirt reprisal — as seen on Miu Miu’s SS22 runway the next month.
Kim Kardashian West, October
It was certainly a yr filled with Kim Kardashian-Balenciaga moments, so our record merely wouldn’t be full with out this duo. After sporting the high-fashion model to the Met Gala, KKW was seen sporting a collection of Balenciaga road type appears to be like whereas prepping to host SNL in October 2021. Our private favorite was this tinsel coat and blacked out Balenciaga bodysuit combo. Go massive or go dwelling, proper?
Be it on the pink carpet or the sidewalks of NYC, celebrities gave us some much-needed wardrobe inspiration as we trudged (nevertheless stylishly) by means of one other pandemic yr.
Earlier than curtains shut on 2021, let’s toast to a yr of enviable road type — and hope there’s extra to return in 2022.