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- Kim Kardashian West, Bella Hadid, and Hailey Bieber have been some of the biggest celebrity trendsetters of the decade.
- Stars like Gigi Hadid and Rihanna made ’90s and 2000s-inspired fashion relevant again.
- Jennifer Lopez and Kendall Jenner weren’t afraid to rock the “naked” look, which became one of the most popular trends on the red carpet.
- From Billy Porter to Blake Lively, here are the stars who weren’t afraid to wear the most iconic trends of the decade.
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Jennifer Lopez wore one show-stopping look after another.
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Jennifer Lopez was named a style icon long before 2010, but the “On The Floor” singer continued to inspire fashion trends throughout the last decade.
The “naked” trend is just one of those that made waves in the 2010s, and Lopez proved that she is never one to shy away from the daring look. At the Billboard Music Awards in 2015, for example, the singer arrived in a revealing Charbel Zoe dress that featured crystal embellishments.
Ciara was another star that wasn’t afraid to show it all off for the sake of fashion.
Similar to Jennifer Lopez, Ciara was also no stranger to the “naked” look. The singer arrived at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in a sheer gold dress, which had a large cutout in the back and a high slit in the front, embracing her daring and fun style.
Everyone from Rita Ora to Tiffany Haddish was spotted in at least one version of the barely-there look throughout the decade.
A$AP Rocky took fashion risks that made him stand out.
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A$AP Rocky has set himself apart from others when it comes to men’s fashion.
From sporting popular brands to embracing popular trends like tie-dye, the “Fashion Killa” rapper has proved himself a style icon in the last decade.
Blake Lively brought back pantsuits in a major way.
Pantsuits were named one of the most popular trends in 2018, and Blake Lively was largely to thank for that.
Lively’s closet includes many suits that vary from bright colors to bold patterns. In September 2018, the “A Simple Favor” star even wore six different styles of the chic trend in one week.
Emilia Clarke put her own spin on major fashion trends.
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Emilia Clarke’s red-carpet fashion proved she wasn’t one to shy away from embracing trends. The “Game of Thrones” star embraced both the pantsuit and “no shirt” look in a black ensemble while attending the premiere of HBO drama “My Dinner With Hervé” in 2018.
Céline Dion stunned in one colorful look after another.
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The “My Heart Will Go On” singer also mastered the head-to-toe monochromatic look, which has gone on to become one of the most popular trends in fashion.
Kendall Jenner brought back ’90s-inspired fashion.
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Tiny sunglasses and zebra-print clothing are just two popular trends from the ’90s that have made a reappearance and Kendall Jenner has been seen rocking them both.
Chance the Rapper proved you can be casual and fashionable at the same time.
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Casual footwear was everywhere in the 2010s, and Chance the Rapper was no stranger to the “dad” shoe – a ’90s trend that has made a major comeback over the last decade.
The “No Problem” singer has mastered the casual look, sporting a T-shirt and jeans for performances, award shows, and day-to-day life. However, it’s his “3” hat that has become so iconic that even Zac Efron has rocked one.
Meghan Markle has become one of the most influential names in celebrity fashion.
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Almost everything Meghan Markle wears sells out immediately, and brands and designers have been struggling to keep up with demand since the former actress announced her engagement to Prince Harry in November 2017.
The Duchess of Sussex puts her own spin on royal attire, and it’s for this reason that Markle has been named the most powerful dresser of 2019 by global fashion search platform Lyst.
The royal usually opts for classic pieces with modern updates, often favoring muted colors and modest silhouette styles. Other looks that Markle is fond of include elegant, conservative pencil skirts and chic pantsuits.
Taylor Swift continued rocking her signature look.
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High-waisted bottoms replaced low-rise shorts and jeans in the 2010s, and Taylor Swift proved to be a big fan of the trend.
The “Look What You Made Me Do” singer has been sporting high-waisted shorts for years, including during a performance at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in 2012.
Kourtney Kardashian proved you can put a dressy spin on a casual look.
In the last decade, bike shorts have become a comfortable alternative to regular bottoms, and Kourtney Kardashian has frequently sported the popular trend.
The reality star has often been seen putting a dressy spin on the casual look by pairing her cycling shorts with high heels.
Priyanka Chopra demonstrated some of the best ways to rock denim.
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In 2018, Chopra demonstrated how to wear mom jeans and a crop top – two styles that made a major comeback in the 2010s – by accessorizing her casual look with a pair of small black sunglasses and hoop earrings.
Timothée Chalamet brought statement suits to the red carpet.
Kylie Jenner gave modern updates to older trends.
Kylie Jenner established herself as a trendsetter in the 2010s.
Zendaya wore one stunning look after another.
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At just 23 years old, Zendaya has already cemented herself as a style icon in Hollywood.
In 2018, Zendaya put a glamorous spin on one of the most popular trends of the 2010s – athleisure. The “Euphoria” star paired a cherry-red tracksuit with a sleeveless jacket and white pumps for an appearance at New York Fashion Week.
Hailey Bieber was a fashion icon both on and off the runway.
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Rihanna wasn’t afraid to wear daring looks.
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Rihanna has never been one to shy away from daring, and often unconventional, looks. In 2017, she was even named the most powerful celebrity fashion influencer by Lyst.
Beyoncé has made waves in the fashion world both on and off stage.
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From couture gowns to glittery bodysuits, Beyoncé has always been fashion-forward both on and off the stage.
Fans of the “Formation” singer will have a hard time forgetting the “naked” Givenchy dress that she wore to the 2015 Met Gala or the crystal-embellished tuxedo dress she recently wore to the premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King.”
Billy Porter continues to make a statement with his red-carpet fashion.
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Kim Kardashian West embraced bright colors.
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Kim Kardashian West often sported one of the most eye-catching trends of the 2010s: neon.
However, experts say the colorful trend will disappear in 2020, so don’t expect to see Kardashian West in neon next year.
Jaden Smith wasn’t afraid to push the boundaries of men’s fashion.
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Throughout the 2010s, Jaden Smith was often being pictured in skirts and dresses, proving that there are no rules when it comes to men’s fashion.
The multihyphenate star also mastered the casual street style, wearing accessories like crossbody bags and black-and-white checkered fanny packs.
Gigi Hadid used accessories to take her style to the next level.
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Gigi Hadid was a huge advocate for one of the biggest trends of the decade: tiny sunglasses. Extremely small sunglasses are a relic of the ’90s but became a cool addition to any trendy outfit in the 2010s.
Nicki Minaj rocked designer fashion from head-to-toe.
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The logo-mania trend made a major comeback in the 2010s, and Nicki Minaj was no stranger to wearing head-to-toe designer.
Thanks to the revival of the trend, brands like Gucci, Fendi, and Versace have seen a resurgence in sales over the last few years.
The Kardashian family and Bella Hadid have also been seen sporting the head-to-toe designer trend.
Kanye West made major strides in the fashion industry.
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Kanye West’s Yeezy empire inspired a more simplistic approach to high-end fashion, popularizing neutral tones like beige, olive, and white. Yeezy even appeared above names like Balmain, Adidas, and Alexander McQueen on a list of the hottest brands.
Ariana Grande’s signature style could be recognized anywhere.
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Grande made a cozy trend out of wearing oversized sweatshirts and thigh-high heeled boots to just about any occasion.
According to a 2018 report from Lyst, the year’s biggest fashion trend was oversized hoodies. Lyst credited Ariana Grande for the 130% increase in searches for oversized hoodies, dubbing it the “Ariana effect.”
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