14 Times Celebrities Paid a Tribute to Iconic Hollywood Stars With Their Looks

They say imitation is the greatest form of flattery. In this case, it’s Hollywood celebrities who are paying homage to their icons, through their fashion. Where better to do this than the red carpet. It’s a place for celebrities to showcase their jaw-dropping outfits.

At Bright Side, we love to see what the fashion choices celebrities make. Here is a list of celebrities who’ve used fashion to honor their icons.

1. Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt’s 2021 Met Gala dress was inspired by Austrian-American actress Hedy Lamarr’s dress in the film Ziegfeld Girl.

2. Kendall Jenner

This dress was inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s dress in My Fair Lady.

3. Billie Eilish

This beautiful gown was inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s Oscar dress.

4. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez recreated Madonna’s iconic outfit from the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards.

5. Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union wanted to honor the Emmy winning actress Cicely Tyson.

6. Gigi Hadid

Gigi channeled the former First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis with this wonderful look.

7. Kim Kardashian

It’s clear to see this incredible outfit was inspired by Cher. Kim wore this to the Met Gala after party in 2019.

8. Kaia Gerber

The model, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford, wore a dress that is a replicate of the dress Bianca Jagger wore to the Met Gala in 1981.

9. Halle Bailey

The singer and actress wore a dress inspired by the icon Tina Turner.

10. Yara Shahidi

The Black-ish actress wore a dress that shows similarities to that of the dress Josephine Baker wore whilst performing on stage.

11. Tracee Ellis Ross

When you’re Tracee Ellis Ross you have to look no further than your own mother, Diana Ross, for a fashion icon. The actress got inspiration from her mother’s film Mahogany.

12. Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan drew inspiration from Anna May Wong’s dress from 1934.

13. Zendaya

Zendaya paid homage to global superstar Beyoncé with a gown inspired by the singer’s 2003 dress.

14. Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner nailed her recreation of Marilyn Monroe’s look from the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

What do you think about these dresses? Who are your fashion icons?

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