There is no denying that 2020 was a year for the books. While the year brought immense challenges, it also fostered a newfound energy to reflect, retreat to the basics, and embrace the things that make us genuinely happy. For me, it was fashion that brought joy to my days—whether it was through a feeling of escapism by dressing up rather than staying in my pajamas or browsing Instagram to look to my favorite celebs for outfit inspiration. And though there were fewer extravagant red carpet ensembles this year (but some amazing virtual ones), celebrities sported effortlessly cool looks in 2020, complete with a mask.
From Yara Shahidi wearing a relaxed gray suit paired with a peek-a-boo cutout turtleneck to Kendall Jenner leaning into winter whites in a monochromatic look, celebs epitomized this new hybrid outfit that is at-home approved yet still incredibly chic to wear out. This year celebrities traded dramatic gowns and sequins for trousers and sneakers, and I am more than okay with that. Keep scrolling to see the best celeb outfits of 2020, according to yours truly.
Bella Hadid wins fall with this look.
Zoë Kravitz perfects how to wear a monochromatic yellow look, and I am here for it.
Now, this is how you do a winter white. Thank you, Kendall.
On Selena Gomez: Totême suit; Everlane The Re:Down Sleeping Bag Puffer ($198); Puma sneakers; Cartier necklace
Selena Gomez just made the sleeping-bag puffer the coat of the season.
Kaia Gerber is the queen of effortlessly cool ensembles.
On Taraji P. Henson: Le Superbe coat; Gucci Globe-Trotter GG Beauty Case ($1980)
Taraji P. Henson is definitely convincing me that this Gucci bag is going to be my next splurge. Who's with me?
On Bella Hadid: Nensi Dojaka Ssense Exclusive Brown Mesh Bodysuit and Black Wool Pleated Trousers; By Far Gina 90 Chain Sandals ($678)
Introducing my next "night-out" look, even though it may be worn on a night at home.
On Yara Shahidi: Missoni suit
Yara Shahidi proves that the perfect grey suit does exist.
On Kamala Harris: Carolina Herrera Tapered Double-Faced Stretch-Wool Blazer ($2290) and Double-Faced Stretch-Wool Straight Leg Trousers ($990); Tory Burch Satin Bow Blouse ($398); Manolo Blahnik BB 105 Suede Pumps ($665)
An iconic moment in both history and fashion.
Behold another casual suit I absolutely need.
Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber make a strong case for high-waisted denim paired with skimpy, yet sophisticated, crop tops.
Dua Lipa takes the prize for being my style icon of the year.
Yes, I am a TikTok fan. Yes, I remember the exact moment Addison Rae wore this look. And yes, I am still obsessed.
The outfit formula of the year is undoubtedly top + baggy trousers + sneakers.
Emily Ratajkowski inspired a variety of matching sets this summer through this look. It was the perfect alternative to loungewear.
A puffer with a crop top? If Suki can pull it off, we can, too!
There's no denying full-leather loos were a major fall fashion trend. Take a styling cue from Kim Kardashian and keep it in the neutral color family.
Another day, another amazing outfit from Dua Lipa.
I have been keeping an eye out for the perfect plaid pant ever since I saw Katie Holmes in this look.
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