Kendall Jenner has been undergoing somewhat of a personal rebrand recently. Since lockdown lifted in the US, the 25-year-old model has almost completely changed up her signature style, ditching most of the Kardashian-esque outfits she once wore and opting instead for paired back pieces, such as tailored pants, lace-up loafers and button-down shirts.
It all started when Jenner took to Instagram in November 2020 to post an image of herself wearing Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s coveted brand, The Row. Despite being made by two celebrities, The Row managed for years to avoid being a street style or influencer brand due to its minimalist designs and low-key marketing strategy. But this marked the beginning of a change, not just for The Row’s celebrity fans (it’s since been worn by Daniel Levy and Haim on the red carpet), but for Jenner’s sense of style, too.
Since then, Jenner’s continued wearing The Row adjacent looks, opting for tonal, tailored, menswear-inspired pieces, almost the complete opposite to the other women in her family.
In recent months, knitted vests have been popping up everywhere, from the Instagram of Alexa Chung to the fashion collections of Ella Emhoff. But taking the trend one step further recently has been the likes of Dua Lipa and Bella Hadid, both of whom wore waistcoats usually found as the third piece in a menswear suit. Now Jenner has joined the gang, wearing hers alongside her new favourite item of clothing: tailored pants.
Unlike Hadid and Lipa, who wore theirs with a simple long-sleeve top underneath, Jenner wore her beige Daniele Alessandrini waistcoat with no top while out in LA this week. She paired hers with baggy, high-waisted black pants and leather sandals by Australian brand, Alias Mae. Adding a pop of colour, Jenner wore a multicoloured Stine Goya bag.
The next day, Jenner was photographed again wearing another minimal and perfectly chic outfit, this time, consisting of a silk black dress and dark burgundy cowboy boots.
Wherever Jenner’s going, wherever Jenner’s shopping. I want in.