selena gomez birthday
It’s Selena Gomez’s 28th birthday, and naturally her friends are taking to Instagram to share celebratory pics of her / with her (because is it even your birthday if your friends don’t do a throwback tribute on Insta? No, of course). Everyone from Vanessa Hudgens to Anna Collins have shared cute memories of Gomez, but our favourite comes via her stylist Kate Young.

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Young posted a sentimental picture of their first-ever fitting, a young Selena looking away from the camera in red Dior, low bun and sky-high black pumps. “Happy birthday @selenagomez 💋 from our first fitting together,” she captioned the candid snap. While it looks like Gomez is wearing an LRD, Young quickly cleared up that the little red dress was in fact not a dress at all, replying to a comment: “it was a top no??”.

selena gomez birthday

Indeed, the “dress” looks very short; its peplum waist only just covering the bits we aren’t meant to see in public (or so society deems). It also gives us a glimpse into the world of celebrity styling, where things – aka items of clothing – aren’t always what they seem. A gentle reminder of the infinite possibility of fashion, to abandon classifications and get creative in the wardrobe.

Oh, and happy birthday Selena Gomez! Forever our style muse.

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