10 Times Julia Roberts Was Our Unsung 2018 Style Hero

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Ever since her iconic role as Pretty Woman's Vivian, Julia Roberts has been solidified in our mind as a style icon. Though the 1990 movie has served as a treasure trove of '90s style inspiration, it's Julia Roberts's contemporary style that we feel even more strongly about. Ever since we spotted her in the skinny-jean outfit to end all skinny-jean outfits earlier in the year, we quickly realized she's a celebrity who hasn't gotten the round of applause she deserves for her A+ style—so we're out to fix that.

The actress, who's currently making the rounds on press junkets and film festivals to promote her upcoming Amazon series, Homecoming, has been serving red carpet look after look in some of the best suiting looks we've seen yet. Whether it's in bold red, soft lilac, or sleek black leather, her playful take on tailored suits and suiting separates has become something of a signature for Roberts. Not to be missed is her coordinating ensemble moment with her close friend and stylist Elizabeth Stewart. Red carpet aside, though, her personal Instagram is also becoming a major source of delightfully refreshing BTS style moments. (If you haven't already joined her 1.5 million followers, we suggest you get on that.) Roberts, we see you.

Ahead, get inspired by Julia Roberts's best style moments of the year and shop the pieces that emulate her next-level ensembles.

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Capes can easily come off looking stuffy, but Roberts's sleek color-block jacket feels undoubtedly fresh.

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On Julia Roberts: Dsquared2 dress; Jimmy Choo heels; Lorraine Schwartz jewelry

The exaggerated shoulders feel especially '80s.

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On Julia Roberts: Smythe jacket; J Brand pants; Stuart Weitzman heels

A longtime fan of a classic suit, Roberts styled a tailored black blazer with a graphic tee and leather pants for a nighttime-ready high-low mix.

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On Julia Roberts: Mother Stunner Ankle Fray Jeans ($160); Saint Laurent heels

Did she just find a brand-new way to wear classic skinny jeans? We think yes.

On Julia Roberts: Brandon Maxwell shirt and pants; Stuart Weitzman heels; Melinda Maria necklaces; Irene Neuwirth and Roseark jewelry

Fuchsia is an especially tricky color to pull off, but Roberts executes this bold look flawlessly.

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In London In ⭐️Burberry⭐️

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On Julia Roberts: Burberry blazer, top, and skirt; Marli New York jewelry

This tonal look is one for the books.

Also available in more sizes.

On Julia Roberts: Sandro suit; Kelly Cole vintage T-shirt

We're taking notes on the genius way she styled a coordinating graphic tee with her suit.

On Julia Roberts: Off-White shirt

Virgil Abloh is a huge fan of Roberts, too. Fun fact: The Off-White F/W 18 line was actually inspired by her.

Now see how Emma Roberts has taken stylish cues after her famous aunt.

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