When we’re talking about fashion icons, usually we’re talking about women from the past century such as Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O., Marilyn Monroe or Twiggy, however, we can’t ignore women who are rocking the fashion world today. To be fair, there are a lot of celebrities whose style we love seeing in magazines and social media, wouldn’t you agree?
After all, fashion brands are thrilled with all the exposure they are getting through celebrities’ Instagram profiles. Wearing something from Prada, Gucci or Louis Vuitton in an Instagram picture will end up tagged and promoted to the millions of users. With this mutually beneficial relationship, fashion brands and celebrities are working towards creating a more fashionable world and we simply love it!
Whether you a fan of these celebrities or not, it’s hard to neglect the impact they have on those who are anticipating new fashion trends every new season. In this article, we’ve decided to compile a list of top celebrity fashion icons of today.
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#1 Naomi Campbell
She is one of the most respected models in the entire world and besides wearing designer clothes as a part of her job, Naomi loves fashion in her private life as well. She’s described as the most powerful and talented women among today’s models by many designers. Recently, she has dedicated her time to humanitarian work and helping communities, especially children, in sub-Saharan Africa.
Her bold and strong character resulted in gaining fierce nicknames like ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Black Venus’, as he was keen on revealing her personality through her outfits. Naomi adores long, silk dresses with a high cut, which complements her beautiful figure. Her style was always classy and creative, and she never wore anything tacky or extravagant. Now, as she’s almost 50, this Black Panther is still fascinating the world with the way she looks and the way she dresses as well.
If there is one fashion icon for the entire generation of Millennials, that would definitely be Rihanna. We all remember her sweet songs from the beginning of her career, but Rihanna has evolved into an icon in so many areas, and one of them is fashion. Rihanna is collaborating with many fashion brands as a face for their campaigns and the majority of today’s designers praise her style.
Waiting for her to appear on the red carpet is sometimes more interesting that the award’s show that is following. She loves to play with fashion, discover new styles and trends, and some of them are pretty eccentric. Rihanna also signed a contract with Louis Vuitton recently to create a clothing line for the next year. As she already collaborated with other brands such as Puma and Manolo Blahnik, we can’t wait to see what she is preparing this time!
In the last few years, we’re not hearing about Beyoncé as we’ve used to, however, her outfits are still fierce. For almost two decades, her style was in every magazine as we watched her grow up from the little shy girl in Destiny’s child into the most powerful woman of the music industry.
She always looks perfect wearing any designer and her choices truly never disappoint, from her shows to her appearances on the premiers or simply walking down the street. During her pregnancy, her outfits inspired many pregnant women around the world and encouraged them to never stop experimenting with fashion. If you’re thinking of copying some of her fierce outfits, try playing with colors the same way she does. For instance, brands like Seafolly bring both creativity and colors into their swimwear which is a perfect choice for this summer!
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#4 Michelle Obama
What Jackie O. was to the fashion industry in the past, Michelle Obama is for today’s generation. Beloved ex-First Lady married to the former American president Barack Obama was inspiring women all over the world during Obama’s two presidential terms. She loved wearing classic yet modern pieces such as A-line or circle skirt cocktail dresses she wore at official events.
Also, Michelle loves long dresses that reveal the brilliant creativity of the designer who made it. Not to mention that she always choose wisely which designer she will wear to show her support to that person or brand. If you walked in any fashion studio right now, you will probably notice at least one dress similar to what Michelle wore on a sewing mannequin. That’s just how flawless her sense of fashion is!
#5 Priyanka Chopra
She was only 17 when she earned the title Miss World. From that moment on, Priyanka was active in the film and music industry where she gained several acknowledgments for her work. However, her fashion expression is something completely else. Her style is so different and unique from all other celebrities that she soon became a muse for many designers. As a proud Indian woman, she loves wearing Indian fashion brands and promoting Indian fashion that way. She loves chic combinations, but you will also see her slaying in elegant, luxury dresses during premiers where she is now accompanied by her husband, singer Nick Jonas.