9 Distinct Times Zendaya Paid Tribute to Style Icons and Pop Culture on the Red Carpet
Zendaya‘s red carpet looks are nothing if not well-researched. The star and her longtime stylist, image architect Law Roach, have crafted countless phenomenal style moments, but in recent years, we’ve seen the two pay tribute to icons and pop culture fixtures with more frequency. Take, for example, her timely homage to David Bowie at the 2016 Grammys or her Cher moment at the Oscars earlier this year. At the recent BET Awards, Zendaya wore a vintage dress – culled from Law’s extensive archives – closely resembling the number Beyoncé wore to perform at the same award show in 2003.
It’s become a fun game for those at home, too: mining all the potential references and images that might have inspired her latest look. And, in turn, Zendaya and Law are having just as much fun pulling those references. When asked about which of his clients is the most interested in fashion history, Law told WWD in 2017, “For the most part, Zendaya, because we’ve been together so long. We share so many references, my inspirations and references become her inspiration and references and vice versa.”
To see fashion history repeat itself and be newly made, browse through the many distinct times Zendaya and Law have made their red carpet references plainly clear.