Sure, we all ooh and aah over our favorite supermodels and can’t stop staring at gowns worn by icons like J. Lo and Jennifer Aniston, but today’s biggest fashionistas might be a little younger than you think. Now, young singers and actresses are entwining their own personal style with the Hollywood classics. Meet the next generation of fashion, 15 talents who are expressing themselves through their clothes and solidifying their spots as today’s new style icons.
Bailee Madison (17): She’s no newbie to the big screen, having appeared in nearly 20 films in just over a decade, but you might know her best from her reoccurring role in The Fosters. Bailee is always sporting a sweet smile and constantly growing her style with structured pieces, shimmering dresses, and cute heels.
Rowan Blanchard (15): Known for her funny-girl lead role in Girl Meets World, Rowan is also an activist and feminist, using her platform of fame to spread awareness on human rights issues. She has a one-of-a-kind style, sporting menswear-inspired pieces one day and cute floral dresses the next.
Willow Smith (16): We all know that few are cooler than Willow, actress and singer turned intriguing intellectual. Her style dabbles in androgyny, mixing black layers and turtlenecks with sparkling accessories for a mixed-media look that draws the eye.
Lily Rose Depp (17): Definitely a refreshing addition to the world of fashion, Lily Rose seems to play to a different decade with every look she wears: colorful 70s, destroyed grunge vibes, or intricate feminine 50s.
Lorde (20): We all fell in love with Lorde’s music and all-black classic-goth ensembles back in 2013, but she also makes pops of color and unique cuts look amazing with some boss babe stares.
Amandla Stenberg (18): They rose to fame as sweet Rue in The Hunger Games, but since then, Amandla, who is also an activist and feminist, has been serving up tons of amazing vintage looks playing with solid color and fun collars.
Maude Apatow (19): A hilarious and eloquent actress, Maude is queen of two-piece styling, always pairing gorgeous pieces like silk camisoles and patterned skirts together for pretty looks or high-necked jumpers with black tights for cozy get-ups.
Haley Lu Richardson (21): Super cute Haley Lu has had two big leads in new films The Edge Of Seventeen and Split, but when she’s not on the big-screen, she’s stunning in pretty patterned dresses and her own crochet creations.
Peyton List (18): Young actress Peyton plays the fashionable Emma on Disney’s Jesse, mimicking that passion in real life with elaborate gowns and perfectly styled black-and-white outfits.
Zendaya (20): Actress and singer Zendaya is a huge inspiration to girls everywhere, advocating for women to be proud of their own bodies. She herself is always a vision in bright colors and fierce patterns.
Yara Shahidi (16): She currently stars on Blackish, a show admirably and delicately pushing social issues to the surface. Yara always looks chic in glimmering gold accessories and pretty dresses.
Ana Golja (21): Canadian actress Ana stars as Zoë Rivas in the latest installment of Degrassi, sharing a killer style with her character, always looking gorgeous in form-fitting gowns and elegant jewelry.
Kiernan Shipka (17): The Emma Watson lookalike has won awards for her role in Mad Men, but Kiernan’s style deserves praise too, always looking pretty in cool cuts, lace details, and subtle patterns.
Claudia Lee (20): Her character Magnolia in Hart Of Dixie was always a vision, but Claudia’s real-life style rivals her on-screen style, looking fabulous in pretty pastels, pleats, and chic accessories.
Bella Thorne (19): First a Disney star, now a style icon. Bella constantly lives on the wild side of fashion, experimenting with incredibly detailed dresses or keeping it casual in cool, blue layers.
These young fashionistas are officially taking the crowns as Today’s Style Icons. Let me know in the comments who has your favorite looks!