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When you’re a supermodel, you have the opportunity to wear pretty much whatever you want. And if you’re Bella Hadid, that means that you have the option to try literally every trend at least once–and then make a habit of wearing those trends over and over again if they click. Not that that’s hard for Hadid—I mean, she has basically made a name for herself as the only person that can make anything (and I do mean anything) look effortlessly cool. That may be why I and so many others are totally obsessed with Bella Hadid’s street style—it always keeps me on my toes and never feels repetitive, aside from a good vest or two.
The best outfits often require some risk-taking and this is something that Bella Hadid knows all too well. In the supermodel set, the younger Hadid sister reigns supreme as one of fashion’s most daring dressers. Cutouts? She’s tried them. Canadian tuxedos? She’s turned them totally modern. She even made me actually consider investing in a leather menswear-inspired leather vest, so I think that speaks for itself.
Nailing down exactly what makes Hadid’s street style tick is difficult because she truly loves to experiment. Some days she opts for a sleek all-black look, while other days call for flared pants covered in retro Playboy covers, worn with a varsity-style pullover. See what I mean when I say she’s versatile? Her summer style could consist of a crop top and sweatpants or a sporty tracksuit, while her cold-weather looks can range from a floor-length fur coat to a head-to-toe brown getup. To know Hadid’s style is to expect the unexpected.
Exhibit A? Her most recent look in New York City. While running around New York City, Hadid slayed in a head-to-toe menswear look, using only her laptop (decorated with a Kin Euphorics sticker) as an accessory.
Hadid usually pairs one baggy piece with something fitted, but this time around, she let it all hang loose. She rocked navy trousers and a blue striped button-up, subtly adorned with black loops and silver hardware at the bust. She accessorized with chunky black loafers to keep up the business-casual vibes, and then added in some fun via an assortment of gold rings and a red and white beaded necklace. Oh, and the world’s skinniest little black headband.
The only thing I’m not totally obsessed with? Those sunnies! I get that it’s a look, but they give me “tween boy on vacation in Aruba with his parents” vibes. Am I the only one?? That said, Hadid looks incredible and her ‘fit is a masterclass in menswear styling. So long, crop tops! Baggy silhouettes are in.
In general, though, Hadid’s curated style all boils down to how well she pairs pieces together: Hadid tends to go for a mix of super-fitted pieces with baggier silhouettes over top for contrast. Her looks always feel thrown together (in a good way!) and she never skimps out on accessories. The result is a slew of laid-back looks that are seriously enviable and work for both day or night. A quick scroll through her Instagram will provide you with all of the inspo you could ever want or need. Or, you could keep reading for just that.
If you’re looking to copy a bit of what makes Bella Hadid’s street style work, I’ve got you. Ahead, I rounded up a bunch of my favorite looks she’s ever worn and broken ‘em all down bit by stylish bit.
In Double Denim
Who knew a Canadian Tuxedo could look this hot? A fitted tan crop top adds just enough shape to this massively baggy outfit. If you’re sick of wearing sweatpants all the time, why not try some really loose-fitting denim separates? They’re basically the same thing, only they look way cooler.
In A Cut-Out Top
Hadid stunned in this full look from Charlotte Knowles while celebrating her sister Gigi’s birthday back in April 2021. Those orange pants were traffic-stopping! She accessorized with a chunky red and gold ring from La Manso and a vintage-feeling gold Cartier watch. Of course, she finished off her look with a coordinating brown face mask.
In A Knit Vest + Pinstripe Trousers
Is this what people mean when they say “business casual?” I really hope so. Hadid wore this pair of cut-out pinstripe pants with a white tank, a black knit vest and (somewhat randomly) a black scarf. She pulls it off, though! A snatched high ponytail and square-frame sunglasses finish off her bossy vibe.
In Strappy Trousers + A Crop Top
I love a good going-out look that doesn’t require an itty-bitty mini dress. Hadid wore a pair of very trendy tie-waist trousers with a coordinating high-neck crop top for an easy outfit that still offered major sex appeal. In peak early-aughts fashion, she styled her look with a pair of lightly-tinted sunnies and tons of gold jewelry. Oh—and of course I couldn’t forget the blazer, dollar bill sold separately.
In Stripes On Stripes
Proving just how flattering vertical stripes can be, Hadid styled a matching multicolored knit set from The Elder Statesman under a tan Prada puffer-style collared coat. She accessorized with a pair of slender black sunglasses by Vogue Eyewear, pointed-toe black booties and a massive black leather tote.
In A Leather Moto Vest
Now, this is how you do menswear and make it look high-fashion! Hadid wore this loose black vest over a white button-down top and a freakin’ necktie to seal the deal. To keep it low-key, though, she wore a pair of brown and black sneakers and skater-boy-inspired trousers. Why do I feel like Avril Lavigne bookmarked this outfit for her comeback mood board?
In Brown Baggy Co-ords
Hadid made a strong case for wearing head-to-toe brown while on a trip to Paris back in March 2021. She styled a pair of oversized trousers with a matching jacket from Voo Store over a white long-sleeve tee by Baserange. She subtly showed off her all-access status by rocking a pair of the limited-edition, hella-hard-to-come-by Nike Air Jordan Low 1 Sneakers, made in collaboration with Travis Scott.
In A Blue Set + Oversized Coat
Sometimes doing full-glam is the way to go when wearing baggier pieces. Hadid rocked this matching power suit-inspired coordinating set from Louis Vuitton with a play on the classic tan trench coat, only bigger and baggier for added drama. A chunky multicolored chain choker necklace and a sleek updo with some face-framing curtain bangs added a femme touch.
In Full-On Neutrals
You can wear white all year round if you’re Bella Hadid. Her fuzzy cropped jacket and white oversized trousers (dare I call them dad pants?) make her look like the ideal ’90s baby, especially when styled with chunky white kicks and a simple brown turtleneck. Don’t forget the jewelry.
In Retro Playboy Pants
Ms. Hadid has actually worn these printed pants more than once, so allow me to make a case for buying a similar pair. Hers are from Soulland and they’re pretty out there, but she leaned in and kept the vintage vibes going with a collegiate-inspired sweater bearing the word “Victoria.”