August 29, 2020 at 07:09AM
Big Little Lies, Zoë Kravitz has been on our fashion radar for some time. While she’s always been in our minds when thinking about cool, edgy style, due to the show’s mass appeal, we’re constantly obsessing over her latest looks. The increase in her public appearances made us realise it was time her style was properly celebrated. The 31-year-old actress, singer, model and producer’s cool look is so much more than standard celebrity glam (thanks to her work with stylist Andrew Mukamal) and makes her the real fashion star of any celebrity gathering.
Zoë’s a master at adopting cult buys early—including
Adam Selman x Le Specs Lolita sunnies and It bags from The Row and Gabriela Hearst. Let’s just say she easily adopts trends into her arsenal. She appears equally comfortable in jeans and a vintage T-shirt as she does in a formfitting gown on the red carpet.
As the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet (two of the original inventors of cool), she was destined for this kind of status. Between her signature constellations of tiny tattoos, her confidence to go from a pixie cut to long braids and her penchant for statement sunnies, there’s so much to love about her approach to getting dressed. She’s the star of a major HBO television series and the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts, plus she’s a Met Ball regular and the face of Saint Laurent Beauty. Take one scroll through her Instagram and you’ll see she’s politically engaged and hilarious—we basically want to be her best friend, and she’s a true fashion queen who deserves the title. Keep scrolling to see some of our favourite outfits of hers.
Style Notes: One of the now-classic go-to red carpet moves from Zoë? Wear something skimpy but still look super chic. This Saint Laurent creation looks made for her.
Style Notes: We love Zoë’s more casual looks as much as the red carpet ones. Here she is wearing a vintage slogan tee.
Style Notes: With an open button-down tee and lime green trousers, Zoë’s look is so ’90s Brad Pitt and 100% on trend for 2020.
Style Notes: Her stylist may have had to nudge her into wearing this Tiffany bra to the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, but now it’s an iconic look.
Style Notes: A Met Ball regular, Zoë arrived on this year’s pink carpet in a floor-length Saint Laurent sequinned gown with a heart-shaped cutout for the Notes on Camp theme.
Style Notes: Feather trim and a lace silk gown is a vintage-inspired dream look for the 2018 Gemini awards.
Style Notes: The colour combination of her pale blue suede coat, olive green trousers and navy The Row bag work so well.
Style Notes: At the 2018 Heavenly Bodies Met Ball, Zoë arrived in an asymmetrical black lace with a matching bow and statement earrings.
Style Notes: As the face of Saint Laurent beauty, Zoë wore the cult deep-V velvet top with loose jeans to the autumn/winter 2017 runway show.
Style Notes: What’s not to love about a simple day dress and another The Row bag? The pale pink and gold are another great colour combo.
Style Notes: Her gold heels bring this relaxed, oversized look to such a cool new level.
Style Notes: At the Season 2 premiere of Big Little Lies, Zoë went for her favourite: a Saint Laurent dress.
Style Notes: At the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscars party, she matched in black with her oh-so-cool mum, Lisa Bonet.
Style Notes: In a very Alexa Chung–esque outfit, Zoë pairs a green floral dress with Balenciaga Knife mules.
Style Notes: Polka dots and denim with big hoops make for the perfect look while walking around New York.
Style Notes: At the Commes des Garçons–themed Met Gala in 2017, Zoë wore a pink satin gown with a train so long that her stylist had to lift it up the stairs.
Style Notes: Statement sunnies and a YSLbag go with anything—even a white tee and shorts.
Style Notes: A polka-dot fan, Zoë once again matched her gown to her hair bow, pairing it with a Gabriela Hearst bag.
Style Notes: At another Saint Laurent show, Zoë once again goes for the high-fashion version of a nice top–with-jeans outfit.
Style Note: This black lace dress is true to her witchy character, Leta Lestrange, in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.
Style Notes: Even in a black hoodie and jeans, Zoë raises the style bar up with her Lolita sunnies and heeled boots.
Style Notes: When she’s not wearing all-black on the red carpet, Zoë has the best colour combos, like this fuchsia dress with bright green earrings.
Style Notes: Simple mule heels literally elevate this jeans-and-tank outfit.
Style Notes: With her now-husband, Karl Glusman, at the Oscars after-party. Zoë’s red lips are the best accessory for her black gown.
Style Notes: A lacy slip dress and platform boots is a cool-girl go-to.
Style Notes: We love how she matches her printed corset top to her micro bag.
Style Notes: The structure of the tuxedo dress contrasts perfectly with her frilled sleeves and vintage-inspired Saint Laurent bag.
Style Notes: A white tee and printed trousers have the same effect as jeans and a nice top. It works every time.
Style Notes: Even Zoë’s airport look is chic—oversized, all black and relaxed. Not unlike an Olsen.
Style Notes: A pinstripe silk suit is a bold choice, but the tailoring and accessories are so spot on that it works.
Next up, the biggest spring/summer 2020 fashion trends to know.
This piece was published at an earlier date and has been updated.
Author Isabel Mundigo-Moore |
Selected by CWC