The Top 10 Most Stylish Women of Rock and Roll 2018
Lady Gaga has that fashion buzz and status that many industry models would only wish they could achieve. Not only is Gaga known for her phenomenal voice, acting skills and “poker face”, the American singer keeps fans on their toes wondering what beautiful fashion pieces she will show off on stage, in film and even in public. From custom pieces by Giorgio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld and Nicola Formichetti, Gaga is a style trendsetter and undoubtedly sets the bar for other musicians and the public for fashion mainstays.
Pop/R&B music queen Rihanna has been topping the charts for over a decade, but those who follow her career and event appearances know there’s so much more to her spectacular career. Whether it’s walking the red carpet or appearing on top TV events such as the GRAMMY awards or Victoria’s Secret fashion shows, journalists and fashion editors are watching Rihanna closely to see what incredible outfits she will be displaying. It’s no question that fashion and Rihanna go hand in hand, and if one wants to dress like her there’s some “Work” to be done.
Offbeat musician and acclaimed actress Juliette Lewis has been a mainstay in pop culture for over 20 years and shows no signs of slowing her roll. For belting her incredible voice at a rock show, to cementing herself as legendary characters in movies like Natural Born Killers, one thing you also can’t miss is her incredible style. Who else do we know that can save rock n’ roll and fit in with the rest and later that week work the red carpet in designer dresses that most dream of wearing?
Those unfamiliar with hard rock may only remember Taylor Momsen from her acting roles as Jenny in Gossip Girl or even as Cindy Lou Who in the Grinch Who Stole Christmas. While her Gossip Girl tenure commanded top fashion by default, she has carried on her great taste in style into the rock n’ roll realm with her band The Pretty Reckless. With each live show Momsen reminds fans why she is a queen of the rock show and can command audiences to move till they drop, and easily drop influence on what styles to add to their wardrobe the next day.
Multi-talented artist and producer Betty Moon knows a thing or two about what goes into a stunning live show, music video and everyday public appearance. With a reputation for being fashion-forward in a rock scene reserved typically for leather jackets and chucks, Moon takes things a step further with designer outfits, shoes and accessories that turn heads everywhere she goes. When fans watch her music videos or see her live, they are sure to take notes and ensure they watch closely to avoid missing the next wave in rock n’ roll fashion.
English artist Florence Welsh is known as one of the most unique, fantastic voices of a generation. Her style and fashion sense is equally her own and those who adore her know she picks up clothing tips from generation’s past as well as top modern designers. While she is mindful not to distract from music being the most important element of her shows, Welsh is also certain to blend a sense of beauty, purpose and elegant style that matches the mood of her music. Ironically, this has easily transformed Welsh into a tastemaker in fashion that is closely watched by those who appreciate the art.
It’s uncertain if Gwen Stefani still has her classic wardrobe from her Ska heyday, but since then Stefani has evolved into a pop queen that is impossible to miss anywhere she appears. From being a judge on The Voice to headlining arena tours as a solo artist, Stefani’s beauty and fashion sense has hit a level of “idol status” with adoring fans around the world. When she wears an incredible outfit, the media and fans are sure to notice and many are sure to emulate her memorable high fashion looks.
This young, dare we saw up and coming pop artist, has risen to stardom quicker than most stars we can remember. That comes as a well deserved accolade, as Halsey brings a brand of pop star to the masses that is unique, visually stunning and musically infectious. Since officially hitting most Spotify playlists worldwide with her 2015 album ‘Badlands’, Halsey has continued to evolve her rock n’ roll level fashion, hair styles and live shows that easily rub off on the industry and general public. People love looking to the pop world for fashion ideas, and people can look no further than Halsey for the best ideas for the upcoming season.
English superstar Dua Lipa brings a sense of eclectic elegance and streetwise style to the stage and everyday life. We can’t think of any other upcoming artist who can dominate the pop charts and keep bloggers guessing on what incredible outfits she will dawn at the next festival or event appearance. While many know celebrities change up their style often, Dua Lipa (who is only 23) has already shown the world how on top of fashion trends she is. We can only wait to see what rock n’ roll trends she injects into her wardrobe in 2019 and beyond.
Since breaking into the mainstream in 2008, Katy Perry has kept her humble beginnings close to her as she continues to climb her way to new levels of music industry success. Her fashion has only evolved since, and fans around the world watch closely to see what Perry will rock at her next arena date. From top designed outfits to homages to flaming hot cheetos, she is sure not to take herself too seriously but always be mindful of looking spectacular nonetheless. Sometimes just being yourself is the best way to be rock n’ roll, and Katy Perry makes it look so easy.