When you spot certain fashion styles and looks, you instantly think of the celebrity that the look was inspired by. Now, it’s no secret that the celebrities happen to dress the best; they have the top stylists and designers at their beck and call. Owning a look isn’t that surprising. Some celebrities have managed to create such influential style moments that they are remembered even today. So, whether you’re looking for some inspiration or looking for some style, you are in the right place because here are some of the most influential celebrity styles that have shaped today’s American fashion.
1. James Dean
James Dean’s Rebel Without a Cause laid down the foundation for punk fashion and other trends. This look consisted of James wearing a leather jacket with a white T-shirt paired with jeans; this look became a staple for people across the world, regardless of gender. James Dean’s style was loved by his fans and even today it is considered to be an iconic look.
2. Jackie Kennedy
When John F. Kennedy was elected, the entire American population was overjoyed to welcome the new president and the First Lady, Jackie Kennedy. Jackie Kennedy soon became a household name for her youthful and elegant style, which was loved by everyone. She often wore Chanel suits that were based on a monochromatic look. Her suits were paired with pearl accessories and matching pillbox-style hats. You might find a lot of people going to Halloween parties dressed as Jackie Kennedy. They just can’t help it because her style is such a classic!
3. Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn was one of America’s most loved actresses and philanthropists. The star had the talent to pull off any style but she set the tone after her film Breakfast at Tiffany's, which featured her in a Coco Channel little black dress paired with opera gloves, a fancy necklace, and a hat. In 2019, Lady Gaga paid tribute to the late actress by recreating the style for the Academy Awards red carpet.
So, what do you think of these influential fashion styles and do you agree with our top picks?