Cardi B’s Patchwork Denim Outfit Is the Stuff of Trendy Fashion Dreams

Maggie Griswold
Cardi B’s Patchwork Denim Outfit Is the Stuff of Trendy Fashion Dreams
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We all remember the 2001 American Music Awards, when Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears shocked all of America by wearing matching all-denim outfits. And in 2014, Katy Perry paid homage to the iconic look in a patchwork all-denim strapless dress. Well, it’s 2019, and another gauntlet has been thrown into the fire. On Tuesday, Cardi B wore a patchwork denim outfit that rivals—if not one-ups—all Canadian tuxedos to come before her.

The rapper posted a photo of herself on Instagram sporting a patchwork Canadian tuxedo with—get this—a literal matching denim bra. When we say she was wearing an all-denim look, we mean an all-denim look. We can’t vouch for the supportive factor of the bra, but we’re definitely in awe. The denim outfit was made up of Dolce & Gabbana patchwork mid-rise jeans and a patchwork denim jacket (plus a Namilia denim bra, of course). Cardi B’s heels matched the ensemble in color—as did her eye shadow—and her bright pink nails offered a vibrant pop of difference to the outfit. We’re not saying Cardi B’s denim look is more iconic than Britney Spears’, but that’s also kind of exactly what we’re saying.

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And, in true Cardi B fashion, the new mom posted a video to Instagram later that night proving to us all celebrities are really ~just like us~. The video shows Cardi B sitting in the car with her patchwork jeans halfway down, talking about how they were too tight to sit in. With great fashion moments come great sacrifice—and Cardi B is bearing the brunt of said sacrifice to make our lives better, brighter and more interesting.

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Then, toward the end of the video, Cardi B warns the viewer to be careful of tight pants for risk of yeast infection. Clearly this whole mom thing is doing wonders for her medical wisdom. I mean, we’d totally watch a show where Cardi B gives us health advice. What could go wrong?

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