The 50 Most Stylish Couples of All Time

Beth Stebner
The 50 Most Stylish Couples of All Time
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When it comes to celebrity couples, one half of the duo (and let’s be real, it’s always the woman) usually eclipses her partner’s own fashion sense. But then, on some magical occasions, two humans just get it, and complement the other’s look in a way that, simply put, works.

True, style icons like Grace Kelly or Jackie Kennedy are revered for a reason, but their other halves (that’s Prince Rainier of Monaco and John F. Kennedy, for the record) mean two are better than one. We’ve rounded up the 50 couples throughout history that have encapsulated that, from modern-day duos like Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl and Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, who are still stylish well into their 80s and 90s.

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John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis The Kennedy White House was one of sharply tailored suits, sheath dresses, and pillbox hats, defining how an entire generation dressed.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West The Cinderella story of fashion redemption, Kim is proof that you can go from Paris Hilton’s sometimes friend to the cover of Vogue. Kanye, meanwhile, has become a mainstay at New York Fashion Week (and sometimes even smiles).

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Axl Rose and Stephanie Seymour When one of the original supermodels has an on-again, off-again romance with the frontman of Guns 'N Roses, you better believe it's going to be stylish.

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Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco When Hollywood's brightest star married European royalty in 1954, Grace Kelly became royalty twice over.

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Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio It was the blonde bombshell who famously said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” Yup, pretty much.

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Brigitte Bardot and Gunter Sachs The mother of femme fatale and one of the original international playboys need no other introduction.

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Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart Whenever Bogart and Bacall were together, on-screen or off, the two oozed Old Hollywood glamour.

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono It was Lennon who famously said that love is all you need, but we think a strong sartorial sense is up there too.

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David Bowie and Iman The late, great pop star was married to Iman for 26 years, and in that time, the couple proved that they weren't afraid to stand out. Bowie, in particular, merged the lines of fashion and art to create his on-stage personas like Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke.

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Mick and Bianca Jagger It's hard to say who in this couple was more stylish.

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Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer "Why change? Everyone has his own style," Hepburn once said. "When you have found it, you should stick to it.” Sounds about right to us.

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Kate Moss and Jamie Hince Sure, it's the age-old cliche of the supermodel marrying the rock star, but in this case, it works.

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Kate Middleton and Prince William The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge always look put-together and classy, and in the last year, Kate's really stepped up her game, sartorially speaking, by taking bigger risks in designers such as Dolce and Gabbana. And ever heard of the Kate Middleton effect?

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Bey-Z can do no wrong, sartorially or otherwise, and that's not something that can be contested. Ever.

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George and Amal Clooney Proof that brains and beauty go hand in hand.

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Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady These known nightshade avoiders always brighten the red carpet whenever they make a rare appearance.

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Debbie Harry and Chris Stein Proof that spending all of that time in Blondie led to some mutually beneficial style choices.

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David and Victoria Beckham Possibly the poshest couple in the history of couples.

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Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl When an American socialite marries a German model, only good things can happen. In addition to being impeccably dressed at every fashion event, this couple always looks like they're adorably in love.

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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Their style is legen-wait for it-dary.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Throughout decades of marriage, Elizabeth and Philip have always dressed smartly and age-appropriate (which, now that they're 89 and 94, respectively, is no small feat).

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Everyone's favorite couple (and expectant parents!) can do no wrong on the style front. Need proof? Just look at Teigen's on-point maternity style.

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Carrie Bradshaw Parker has proven time and time again that she's not afraid to take style risks. Sure, the couple doesn't bat 1,000, but the point is, they try.

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Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall The rocker and onetime model were the peak of ’70s style. Want more of Jerry? Check out her many looks here.

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Diane and Egon von Furstenberg She married the aristocratic German in the Swinging '60s and together, they became emblematic of the jet-set lifestyle.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt The couple has come a long way since their early days on the red carpet. And now, they're reaping the rewards.

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Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg With their powers combined, the English actress and the French musician and filmmaker were an unstoppable force of fashion.

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Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Frankly, we give many damns about their look.

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Solange Knowles and Alan Ferguson Queen Bey's little sis has certainly taken a page or two out of the Beyoncé Style Guide, and her husband has followed suit.

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert While they might not seem fashionable now, Victoria and Albert were responsible for an entire era of fashion. If you wore a white dress to your wedding, you have Victoria to thank.

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Heidi Klum and Seal As a model, muse, and "Project Runway" judge, Heidi Klum is a fashion tour-de-force, and her ex-husband, Seal, was the master of casually unbuttoned shirts.

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Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Gaga's style has changed more times than you can say "Mama Monster"; her transformation has taken her into something between Dolly Parton and Marilyn Monroe. We're into it. Kinney, like a true boss, takes her style in stride.

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Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Married twice, divorced twice, but despite the drama, these two had some serious fashion firepower.

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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell A couple that wears early-'90s jeans together, stays together.

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Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII If you're going to abdicate the throne of England, you need to be pretty damn sure it's worth it. When Edward did in 1936, he did so to marry American socialite Simpson, who was already famous for her style. We can't make that judgment call, but we also can't deny how put together they both looked.

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Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale We still feel all of the feels when we look back to their '90s-aughts style.

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JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy When the only son of President Kennedy married a Calvin Klein fashion publicist, they drew plenty of comparisons to JFK and Jackie O., and rightly so.

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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Not only does Keith Urban have the world's best highlights, he and Kidman genuinely complement each other's casual, color-coordinated styles.

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Queen Letizia and King Filipe VI of Spain Letizia used to be a television reporter and took her innate fashion sense all the way to the Spanish throne.

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Keith Richards and Patti Hansen Even in his 70s (and her late 50s), they know how to rock.  

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Elizabeth Taylor and Conrad Hilton, Jr. When Taylor and Hilton tied the knot in 1950, it was the Hollywood event of the year. And while the marriage famously didn't last, the couple's take on classic midcentury fashion was one for the ages.

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Keira Knightley and James Righton The epitome of British couple's style. And Knightley gets bonus points for recycling a red carpet dress for her wedding gown.

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Kate Moss and Johnny Depp Though no longer together, the supermodel and the film star always looked like they were doing something impossibly fabulous. Probably because they were.

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Ellen's sneaker/blazer combos deserve a gallery of their own, but in the meantime, we love everything about this couple's style.

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Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Prince Daniel The always-elegant princess found love with her personal trainer, who then turned into her prince.

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Rachel Hunter and Rod Stewart They met at a nightclub in 1991, and their style was very much reflective of the time.

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Madonna and Sean Penn The couple was married for a few years in the '80s during Madonna's "Papa Don't Preach" era.

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Elvis and Priscilla Presley The King and his bride shook up the '60s fashion scene.

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Paul and Linda McCartney The lead Beatle and his first wife were emblematic of '70s fashion.

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Chanel Iman and A$AP Rocky When hip-hop's fashion hero and a supermodel start dating, only good can come of it.

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