10 Celebrities Who Subtly Send Message Through Their Outfits

Should we be concerned about what we put on? The answer is obvious: yes. Every outfit you wear has a hidden meaning, whether you're conscious of it or not. The shirt and accessories, which are more than just a piece of clothing, will subtly reveal your gout. Unknowingly, your clothes become a sign that reveals many things about you, from your age and interests to your job. Even the way you choose your outfit reveals how you really feel.
And most of all, celebrities are the ones who understand it best. Therefore, when appearing at events, they always choose eye-catching outfits to affirm their "personal brand" and convey some messages. Whether it's a dress for the Cannes Film Festival, a skirt for the premiere of their movie, or even a ring for their wedding, these celebs certainly know how to make a statement.
So, here are 10 hidden meanings that celebs wanted to convey through their outfits. Scroll down to check them out!

#1 Billy Porter

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For Billy Porter, no matter the event, he always finds an opportunity to communicate something through his outfits. For the 2019 Tony Awards, the actor dazzled everyone in a Swarovski-encrusted suit with a floral train representing a uterus. And why did he choose that outfit? to support women’s reproductive rights? “I really want to make sure that I’m showing up for all of the disenfranchised people I can so that we can find power in our unity,” he explained.

#2 Shakira

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In 1994, the day Prince Charles made his affair with Camilla public, Princess Diana stunned the world with a bodycon dress. The legendary dress consequently earned the moniker "revenge dress." And now, Shakira learned Princess. She wore a bodycon dress when attending the Cannes Film Festival before revealing her split with Gerard Piqué. That’s why some people think the singer was sending us a message amidst the rumors about her relationship.

#3 Letitia Wright

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At the premiere of "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," actress Letitia Wright stole the limelight by wearing a suit with bejeweled straps. This outfit is reminiscent of the one Chadwick Boseman (who plays King T’Challa) wore at the 2018 Oscars. She also repeated the Wakanda salute in front of the cameras, as the late Chadwick Boseman did.

#4 Ariana Grande

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In 2021, Ariana Grande wore pearl and diamond earrings to match her engagement ring for her wedding to Dalton Gomez. One was upside down and the other one was right side up to represent the ups and downs in her life that made her who she is now.

#5 Gabrielle Union

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At the 2022 Met Gala, Gabrielle appeared in an ensemble with crimson floral accents around her waist. The red crystals on the flower represented the struggle of African Americans in the United States during the Gilded Age. The actress explained, “So this is inspired by Diahann Carroll, a symbol of opulence and, if you will, gilded glamour.”

#6 Spike Lee

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To pay homage to Kobe Bryant, actor and director Spike Lee wore a vest with the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team that the former player once attended at the 2020 Oscars. In addition, the outfit had the number “24” embroidered on the front lapels and on the back, reminiscent of Kobe’s jersey number.

#7 Julia Roberts

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At the premiere of "Ticket to Paradise," Julia Roberts chose an Alexander McQueen dress that simulated street art. The outfit has some words on it. (JR + DM) are the hand-embroidered initials of her and her husband. 2002 is to honor her wedding date. There were also the initials of her children: Hazel, Phinnaeus, and Henry. What a unique and meaningful dress!

#8 Elle Fanning

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When Maleficent was released, Elle Fanning added a dash of humor to her formal outfit. The actress complemented her outfit with a pair of Charlotte Olympia shoes that featured a portrait of Princess Aurora.

#9 Elizabeth Taylor

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Our favorite actress, Elizabeth Taylor, sparkled at every Oscar event she attended thanks to her jewels, including what was considered the world's most expensive diamond at that time. But at the 1992 Oscars, her most important accessory was a red ribbon to raise AIDS awareness. She was one of the first celebrities to speak out about this disease. The following year, she received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her efforts.

#10 Kristen Stewart


Unlike other celebs who add something to their outfit to send a message, Kristen Stewart conveyed her message by removing an element. Just before going to the BlacKkKlansman premiere, she removed her Louboutin heels in front of the cameras. The actress has previously voiced her disapproval of Cannes' prohibition against women wearing flats on the red carpet. “If you’re not asking guys to wear heels and a dress, you cannot ask me either,” she had said the year before.
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