STYLE EVOLUTION

Willow Smith’s Style Evolution from Rock Star Teen to Chanel Muse


Willow Smith practically grew up on the red carpet, attending premieres of her parents’ films. Now, at the age of 16, she’s a star in her own right as a musician, actress and Chanel ambassador. Here, a look back at how her style has evolved over the years.

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At the premiere of “Shark Tale” in 2004, Willow Smith wore a pink tweed blazer (Chanel, were you paying attention?) and a big smile in her dad’s arms.

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Willow Smith attended another film premiere–this time for “The Seat Filler” in 2006–hand-in-hand with her mom Jada Pinkett Smith, wearing a nude blazer, white shirt, cuffed denim jeans and leopard-print boots.

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Willow Smith swapped out mom and dad for her older brother Jaden at the premiere of “I Am Legend” in 2007. For the occasion she wore a black velvet pantsuit with a coordinating headband.

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Smith hit the Los Angeles premiere of her new film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl” in a white and silver-striped sequin minidress styled with a white knit beret, white sequin sneakers and tinted sunglasses.

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Smith looked like sporty chic look at the LA premiere of “Imagine That” in a pink cropped jacket, pink striped scarf, blue denim jeans and black and pink Nike sneakers.

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Willow Smith hit the red carpet at the premiere of “The Karate Kid” in 2010 wearing a rock-and-roll look.

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Paying homage to her dad at the 2011 BET Awards, Willow Smith donned a heart-shaped braided hairstyle, a yellow Fresh Prince t-shirt, black short and red blazer.

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At the 2012 BET Honors awards, Smith looked like a princess in a short-sleeved yellow gown, a small black clutch and minimal jewelry.

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Back to her edgy style, the singer attended the 2012 BET awards wearing a sleeveless graphic sweater, cutout leggings and Chanel combat boots.

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Smith looked incredibly chic in a monochromatic black-and-white look at the premiere of “After Earth” in 2013 wearing a button-down shirt, flared pants, and a bold bang.

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At the L.A. premiere of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the singer looked chic and retro in a printed multi-colored overcoat.

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Smith looked sassy in an “Aint No Wifey” crop top and black fringed skirt at the 204 Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch.

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Willow Smith looked sleek and chic in a royal blue strapless jumpsuit with a gold choker in 2014.

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Smith looked effortlessly stylish at the 2015 Black Girls Rock Awards in a heather gray pantsuit with a crop turtleneck, shiny grey socks and black block heels.

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At the Chanel Fall 2016 show, Smith channeled Karl Lagerfeld in fingerless gloves and a black, white, and grey look.

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The new Chanel brand ambassador attended the 2016 Met Gala dressed like a fabulous rock star in a black-and-white speckled coat, matching crop top and black satin capri pants.

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At the Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2016 show, Smith wore a modern green pantsuit from the brand, accessorized with moto gloves and brogues.