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Zendaya Is One Of The Most Fashionable People On The Planet — Here Are 22 Looks To Prove It

Dress✍️more✍️like✍️Zendaya.✍️

You know Zendaya — actor, singer, and now Emmy Award winner (!!!!!!).

But you may not have known that she's a literal fashion icon. Just look at the proof:

1. First, when she got glammed up for the virtual 2020 Emmys and managed to set a whole new standard for Zoom calls:

Zendaya, at home, holding her Emmy while wearing a two piece rhinestone and polka dot gown.
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2. When she wore bright pink armor and happened to look like the most fashion-forward superhero ever:

Zendaya on a red carpet wearing her hair in braids, and a two-piece gown with a armour-style top and flowing skirt.
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3. When she wore this emerald gown to the 2019 Emmys and left everyone green with envy:

Zendaya walking across the Emmys red carpet in a deep green gown with a slit up the side of the leg.
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4. When she wore the same suit that Michael B. Jordan had worn months before and, IMHO, looked even better than he did in it:

Zendaya posing in a traditionally male suit.
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5. When she showed up to the 2019 Met Gala dressed as Cinderella and proved dreams really do come true:

Zendaya arriving at the Met Gala in a glowing light up princess gown with a wig and pumpkin shaped purse.
Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

6. When she wore this and gave "Lady in Red" a whole new meaning:

Zendaya posing in an off-the-shoulder gown with tiered ruffles on the skirt.
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7. When she kept it simple with a slip dress and a leather jacket but looked 100,000,000x cooler than I ever could:

Zendaya posing wearing hair in a tight topknot, with a slip dress, knee-length leather jacket and boots.
Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images

8. When she wore this fancy, feathery look that just screams ✨glamorous✨:

Zendaya posing in a flowery, feathery robe that is tied in the back with a pair of pants.
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9. When she wore this very glittery two-toned dress to the Spider-Man: Far From Home premiere and made me forget all about Spider-Man:

Zendaya in a fully sequined gown with an open back.
Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic / Getty Images

10. When she was clearly in a rush for something but still looked runway ready:

Zendaya running to the sidewalk wearing a bow in her hair and a puffy bright strapless dress with a short skirt.
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11. When she had this little silk pajamas moment:

Zendaya standing on top of the empire state building wearing a silk button down shirt, with only the top three buttons secured. She's wearing matching pants.
Eugene Gologursky / Getty Images

12. When she wore an ascot with a tweed blazer and made me go out and buy an ascot with a tweed blazer:

Zendaya standing outside in London with a tweed blazer, vest, ascott tied around her neck, and dress pants.
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13. When she wore this fluffy white tulle number and looked like the absolute angel we know she is:

Zendaya at the Euphoria premiere wearing a fluffy tulle dress.
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14. When she wore this retro look and low-key made disco cool again:

Zendaya wearing a colorful, patterned wrap dress with a belt cinching her waist and thigh high boots.
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15. When she arrived at the 2015 Met Gala looking like a literal goddess:

Zendaya wearing a dress with a long train covered in artistically drawn suns, she's also wearing a crown on her head.
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16. When she was absolutely glowing in this feathery-fun gown:

Zendaya posing with a dress covered in colorful feathers.
Stefanie Keenan / Getty Images

17. When she turned into a beautiful butterfly at The Greatest Showman premiere:

Zendaya posing in a dress that mimics the wings of a butterfly.
Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images

18. When she wore this red blazer and gave the Greatest Showman a run for his money:

Zendaya wearing a silk blazer that's strikingly similar to the one Hugh Jackman wears in The Greatest Showman.
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19. When she looked totally stunning in this ombré-inspired gown:

Zendaya posing in a flowy dress that changes color at the bottom.
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20. When she wore a dusty pink tuxedo and you just couldn't stop staring:

Zendaya stepping onto the sidewalk wearing a tailored tuxedo.
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21. When she showed up to the 2017 Met Gala looking like an actual work of art:

Zendaya arriving at the Met Gala with her hair styled in an afro and wearing an off the shoulder gown with parrots on it.
Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

22. And finally, when she wore this and had the AUDACITY to look this effortlessly radiant:

Zendaya posing on a red carpet wearing a flowy brightly colored gown with a long train and a slit exposing her left leg.
Axelle / FilmMagic / Getty Images

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