Great Outfits in Fashion History: Keira Knightley in Early Erdem

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There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

She may have been a Karl Lagerfeld muse (and an official face for Chanel perfume), but Keira Knightley has also long been an advocate for emerging fashion talent in the U.K. 

In 2008, Erdem was but a three-year-old brand, and it already had a very big name its corner. Knightley first wore one of Erdem Moralioglu’s designs — the white lace closing look from his Spring 2007 show — to the Toronto International Film Festival in 2007. Then, she endorsed the brand yet again by arriving to a party in London in 2008 in a purple mini from its Fall 2008 collection. At that

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The Inauguration Day Outfits Reminded Me of the Joy That Is Fashion in Politics

On Inauguration Day, my social feeds, real-life conversations, and even cable-news coverage were flooded with talk of the clothes from the ceremony on Jan. 20 – the designers that were worn, the meaning behind every jacket and accessory, and what these choices signified for the new administration. Aside from the few displeased folks who demanded to know why fashion – something they viewed as so trivial – even mattered on such a momentous day, the collective excitement had me wondering: why did we care so much about the inaugural fashions? The way I see it, the reason is twofold; for one, what politicians choose to wear, especially at an event where all eyes are on them, is purposeful and does matter. And two, simply enjoying fashion in the midst of a political moment frankly felt quite refreshing after what felt like four years of constant political turmoil at the

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington at the 1995 Met Gala

Christy Turlington Burns, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss at the 1995 Met Gala.

Christy Turlington Burns, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss at the 1995 Met Gala.

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Fashion weeks may not be what they used to be, but at the couture “shows” in Paris this week, there was some of the OG supermodel stunt casting we’ve come to expect from such events. 

At Kim Jones’s debut outing for Fendi on Wednesday, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington showed up to model their friend’s first-ever couture designs. It was an exciting moment in an era sadly devoid of the supermodel content we crave.

This felt like as good a reason as any to throw it back to this decades-old

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Young Oprah Winfrey in a Mesh Dress and Silk Jacket

Oprah Winfrey in 1998.

Oprah Winfrey in 1998.

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Oprah Winfrey is perhaps better known as a business woman and media mogul than as a walking fashion plate, but that doesn’t mean she can’t deliver on the red carpet. Though Winfrey has gravitated toward mature, ladylike looks for most of her career, one of my all-time favorite Winfrey looks is the kind of thing I can easily imagine an arty twenty-something in Brooklyn donning for a poetry reading.

It’s an outfit Winfrey wore to the 1998 California premiere of “Beloved,” based on the novel by Toni Morrison – and it was a rather momentous occasion, considering that all these years later,

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