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    Gen Z Celebs Are Taking Red Carpet Fashion To Heights Millennials Could Only Dream Of, And These 35 Looks Prove It

    Zendaya's 2019 Met Gala look though. 👀

    When it comes to iconic red carpet fashion, the boomers have Dolly Parton...

    "Jolene" singer
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    Gen X has Björk and her iconic swan outfit...

    "Army of Me" singer
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    And milennials have Rihanna, Ariana Grande, and, of course, Ashley Tisdale.

    "Umbrella" singer, "Thank U Next" singer, and "High School Musical" actor
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    Obviously, celebs' approach to their red carpet looks has evolved through the generations, and the famous Gen Z'ers definitely didn't come to play.

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    Gen Z celebs even have — dare I say it? — the best looks on current red carpets.

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    Here are 35 pictures to prove my theory that Gen Z celebs are winning the red carpet game:

    1. Zendaya's Cinderella cosplay at the 2019 Met Gala, complete with her own Fairy Godmother:

    Zendaya wears a ballgown that lights up when her stylist waves his wand
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    2. This ~eurphoric~ latex dress Barbie Ferreira wore to the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards:

    short and fitted slick dress
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    3. Lil Nas X's pink cowboy getup that stole the show at the 2020 Grammys:

    Elle Woods-approved boots, cowboy hat, and Western wear
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    4. This bodysuit Yara Shahidi wore to the 2019 SAG Awards, which reclaimed millennial pink for the Gen Z'ers:

    fitted bodysuit and long tulle overskirt
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    5. Olivia Rodrigo's 2021 BRIT Awards dress, which invented neon:

    vibrant sleeveless dress with a full skirt and thin belt
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    6. This bold orange dress Amanda Gorman wore to Black Girls Rock! in 2018:

    bold, knee-length satin dress
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    7. Bretman Rock's fabulous fringe 'fit from the 2017 VMAs:

    open paisley jacket with fringe on sleeve, no shirt, tight pants
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    8. The unforgettable ensemble Willow Smith wore to the premiere of Aladdin in 2019:

    romper with a cape
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    9. Amandla Stenberg's wave-making look from the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscars party:

    sleeveless dress with thin pleats all around and large ruffles on sides
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    10. Lourdes Leon's sparkly ensemble from the 2021 Met Gala:

    long, sparkly halter top gown
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    11. Jungkook's sleek and classy pinstripe suit from the Butter press conference in 2021:

    classic suit with thin stripes
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    12. Rowan Blanchard's Barbie-approved ruffles from the 2019 Golden Globes after-party:

    short candy-colored dress with large ruffles
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    13. Timothée Chalamet's stunning silver suit from the Venice Film Festival in 2019:

    monochrome metallic suit
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    14. Adut Akech Bior's enviable emerald gown from the 2019 Fashion Awards:

    floor-length gown with high slit and big bow
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    15. The pop of color and pearl necklace Shawn Mendes sported at the 2019 AMAs:

    dual-tone suit and pearl choker
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    16. Kylie Jenner's outfit from the 2019 Grammys, which has a super-unique silhouette:

    pants and a criss-cross halter top
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    17. Emma Chamberlain's classy-meets-edgy dress from the Time 100 Next event in 2019:

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    18. This cottagecore look Dove Cameron wore to the 2020 SAG Awards:

    long, linen skirt and a pastel sleeveless top
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    19. Hailee Steinfeld's outfit from the 2018 Grammys, which gives a whole new meaning to "pop of color":

    long dress with slit revealing bold knee-high boots
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    20. Rickey Thompson's vivacious velvet suit from the 2019 VMAs:

    oversized suit with no shirt
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    21. Millie Bobby Brown's suit from the 2020 SAG Awards, which means business:

    monochrome suit with trailing overskirt
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    22. Jaden Smith's comfy and colorful 'fit from the 2020 VMAs:

    colorblock cardigan and acid wash jeans
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    23. JoJo Siwa's all-sequin attire at the 2019 Streamys:

    Queen of Hearts-esque patterns all covered in sparkles
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    24. The monochrome burgundy suit Tom Holland wore to the Spider-Man: Far from Home Premiere in 2019, complete with burgundy shoes:

    wine-colored monochrome suit and coordinating shoes
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    25. This groovy pantsuit Sabrina Carpenter wore to the 2019 Billboard Music Awards:

    disco on top and long, sleek pants on bottom
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    26. The super-colorful jacket Jacob Batalon wore to the Hawai'i International Film Festival in 2019:

    rainbow jacket over a monochrome outfit
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    27. Billie Eilish's oversized Chanel garb from the 2020 Grammys:

    baggy jacket and pants with Chanel logo all over them
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    28. The casual-meets-couture outfit Selah Marley wore to the What Goes Around Comes Around X eBay partnership launch event in 2019:

    baseball cap, blouse, and full skirt
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    29. The Beetlejuice-esque attire Finn Wolfhard wore to the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards:

    suit top and striped pants
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    30. Naomi Osaka's dynamic look from the 2021 Met Gala:

    ruffled sleeves and paisley train
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    31. Brooklyn Beckham's khaki take on a classic suit from the Wimbledon men's final in 2019:

    light-colored, classic suit with a unique twist
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    32. The simple yet stunning dress Simone Biles wore to the Team USA awards in 2016:

    knee-length cold shoulder dress
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    33. Karan Brar's rad plaid suit from the Stargirl premiere in 2020:

    buffalo plaid suit and sneakers
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    34. The adorable mustard yellow outfit Lisa wore to Mulberry at KCMA Seoul in 2018:

    high waisted pants and a floral blouse
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    35. And finally, this absolute party of a dress Hunter Schafer wore to the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscars party:

    confetti dress with colorful fringe
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