We Have a Huge Style Crush on Yara Shahidi and Don't Care Who Knows It
A new crop of young, talented stars are taking over Hollywood, and one of them is Yara Shahidi. The 18-year-old actress and teen activist is best known for her role in Black-ish, playing the older daughter of Rainbow Johnson (Tracee Ellis Ross). TV credits aside, Yara has scored fashion covers on Essence and Teen Vogue and was the face of Beyoncé's Ivy Park line, which officially solidified her status as a cool girl.
Yara's journey to stardom, of course, includes attending red carpet events and award shows. This is where she really shines as a fashion chameleon, wearing the likes of Naeem Khan and Off-White. Her youthful and sophisticated fashion sense easily makes her one of our style crushes, and she even has fashion icon Michelle Obama's stamp of approval. Ahead, glance at Yara's carefully crafted looks and you'll end up enchanted with her too.
— Additional reporting by Nikita Ramsinghani and Marina Liao
Rocking a Minidress With Bold Shoulders
Wearing a Giambattista Valli Haute Couture minidress with APM Monaco earrings.
She Knows Exactly What to Wear For Black-Tie Events
Wearing a Brooks Brothers button-down shirt with a Zac Posen skirt.
She Loves to Wear Bold Prints
Wearing a Reem Acra dress with Brian Atwood heels.
Starting a Whole New Trend With Blue Suede Boots
Styling her blue Le Silla boots with an Akris dress, Laura Lombardi earrings, and Azlee rings.
Who Says You Can't Wear Flowy Dresses to an Event?
Wearing a Giambattista Valli dress with Jimmy Choo shoes.
Yara Is Definitely With the Trends
Re: bomber jacket and denim mini skirt.
Yara Can Work a White Tee With Jeans
Or Layered Under a Jumpsuit
Colorful Stripes Are Her Thing
And So Are Pantsuits
She Keeps It Entertaining on the Red Carpet
Whether It's Twirling in Her Gown at the SAG Awards . . .
. . . Or Kicking Up Her Heels While Wearing a Jumpsuit
Yara Loves to Wear Color
But Can Just as Easily Rock a Black and White Dress
She Can Pull Off Print Mixing
Feminine and Romantic? She Does That Well, Too
Her Outfits Are Literally Masterpieces
Yara's Mastered the LBD
And Billowy Sleeve Dresses
Is She Your Style Crush Yet?