Fashion Recap: The Best Looks of 2021

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The year 2021 has been filled with moments that we will never forget. Some of those moments include celebrity pregnancies, engagements, movie and tv premieres and more. However, one of the most memorable things to remember in 2021 is the looks that we have been gifted on a daily basis. As we wrap up 2021, VALLEY is going to be looking into the best looks from celebrities to come out of the year so far. These looks have been derived from the Oscars, Met Gala, VMAs and more.

Zendaya at the Oscars
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Zendaya is pictured at the Oscars in a bright yellow Valentino dress comprised of a bralette-like top and a long skirt with a lettuce hem. This look is also accompanied by a silver necklace and her hair styled in long waves.

Lil Nas X at the MTV VMAS
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Lil Nas X is dressed in a half jacket, half skirt in lavender by Versace at the MTV Video Music Awards this year. He styled this look with the ’80s inspired Jheri curl to balance out the whole ensemble.

Lady Gaga at the “House of Gucci” Premiere in UK
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Lady Gaga arrived at the “House of Gucci” movie premiere in a flowy, purple dress made by Gucci. She styled the airy ensemble with black fishnets, high platform heels and an old Hollywood-styled hairdo with dark makeup. 

Anya Taylor-Joy at the Golden Globes
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Anna Taylor-Joy was dressed in a shimmery emerald green dress comprised of a strappy back and a deep low-cut v neckline by Dior at the Golden Globes. She styled this look with loose curls, a bold dark maroon lip and white champagne square earrings.

Bella Hadid at the Cannes Film Festival
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Bella Hadid was dressed in a seemingly simple long black dress with a gold ribcage detail by Schiaparelli. She styled this look with simplistic, natural makeup and dangly ruby earrings and black heels.

Dakota Johnson at the “The Lost Daughter” Venice Film Festival Premiere
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Dakota Johnson was dressed in a long beaded gown embezzled with silver and gold gems and sequins in a look created by Gucci. The dress is prominent with tassels of sequins and comprised of a skirt of gems and beads.

Dua Lipa at the Grammy Awards
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Dua Lipa appeared at the Grammys in a turquoise and pink fluorescent gown made up of sequins and beads created by Versace. She styled this look with a bone-straight hairstyle and similar fluorescent, beaded heels as well.

Jason Sudeikis at the Emmys
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Jason Sudeikis was dressed in a velvet blue suit at the Emmys that was made by Tom Ford. The suit was made up of velvet, a black tie and styled with black dress shoes.

Gigi Hadid at the Met Gala
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Gigi Hadid was dressed in Prada at the 2021 Met Gala. The dress was made of a satin cream material for the corset and a skirt accompanied by black inner material. She styled the look with burgundy hair, black latex gloves, a large diamond necklace and crystallized shoes.

Olivia Rodrigo at The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala
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Olivia Rodrigo was dressed in a black dress with a curvaceous neckline made by Anthony Vaccarello of Saint Laurent at the opening gala. She styled the look with a red lip and simple black heels.

Billie Eilish at the 2021 Met Gala
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Billie Eilish was dressed in an old Hollywood-styled cream blush gown made by Oscar De La Renta at the Met Gala. She styled this look with a Hollywood-styled hairstyle with fair makeup and green jewelry.

Kendall Jenner at the 2021 Met Gala
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Finally, we have Kendall Jenner dressed in an Audrey Hepburn-inspired look from “My Fair Lady.” This Givenchy haute couture gown is comprised of several embellishments under a sheer dress giving a naked illusion. Jenner styled this dress with a berry lip, a silver choker necklace, simple nude heels and matching elbow-length gloves.

Do you have a favorite look of the year? Let us know by tweeting us @VALLEYmag on Twitter!


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