BY BIANCA DEMOURA
With 2022 upon us, everyone's searching for new style inspiration as one of their resolutions. One style that's already taking over the year is a simple capsule wardrobe. This style creates a timeless look that you can rock no matter how old you are. Some of our favorite fashion icons are able to stay in style because of their ageless fits. Whether it be from our current time or the past, here are the top “It Girl” style inspo for your closet revamp.
Zoe Kravitz is the perfect minimal but feminine dresser. Kravitz is someone who never seems like she's actually trying, but makes it look good. Her style mostly features designers like The Row and other various small sustainable Instagram boutiques. With her looks being mostly unstructured but well-fitting pieces, it makes for easy everyday outfits, while still looking put together.
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy was the Jackie Kennedy of the 90's. Praised for her simple but well-tailored looks, she is the perfect model off-duty. Bessette-Kennedy always chose the most flattering investment pieces to create the most timeless looks emulated to this day, creating the perfect capsule wardrobe. She mostly wore designers like Calvin Klein and Prada.
With her infamous low rise jeans and her ability to go from Tomboy to an ultimate red carpet look, Aaliyah is the “It Girl” that everyone can pull inspiration from. Aaliyah understood how to mix sporty with dressy. She can go from an all black monochrome look to a baggy jean and small crop top. She always looked put together, and everyone was trying to get the “Aaliyah” look.
The forgotten “It Girl” Gwyneth Paltrow was dominating the fashion scene at one point in the 90's. She wore designers like Zac Posen, Paltrow understood her body type and chose clothes that flattered her leaner and more wiry figure. She accentuated her long legs and limbs by wearing maxi skirts and low rise jeans that had a slight flair to the leg. She ditched the tiny 90’s bag and went for more tote-like bags to add to her outfits. She also liked to mixed materials, often wearing leather to elevate a monochrome look.