The Year Was 2016, & Bella Hadid Found Her (Street) Style

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To wear the crown (choker) of a true Fashion MVP, one must never fear trends. But, one must carry the burden of inadvertently starting them, too. Past recipients of this imaginary-yet-prestigious award include Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and Victoria Beckham, and today, at the end of a most tumultuous year for our psyches yet exciting one for the world of street style, we honor 20-year old model Isabella Khair Hadid. Or, as the public may know her: Bella.

Ahead, we're tacking some of Hadid's coolest #OOTDs to our mood boards for next year. It's our intention and hope to be continuously inspired by the looks ahead, but never directly copy from the model-off-duty rebel. And should another Victoria's Secret runway be in her future (which, we're betting our shillings on), may we cheer her on and catalogue crop after crop of her standout street style moments along the way; from Paris to London to Milan, and back, one season to the next.
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How many assistants does it take to get a Hadid into a pair of pants?
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Ugh, why do they say New Yorkers only wear black? Oh…
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Yet another showstopper. Cue the music.
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Consider your next airport look sorted.
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Nope. Nothing to see here. Just making a quick run to the store.
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Watch out! There’s a Hadid on the loose.
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For those days when you just can’t — but kinda want to — opt for an all-baggy-everything look. It’ll never fail you (especially on Monday’s).
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Yeah...we’d wear those sunglasses year-round, too.
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Is there a problem, officer?
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Whoever said contrasting leathers can’t be worn together clearly hasn’t seen this look.
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Fresh off the controversial Marc Jacobs runway, Hadid runs to her next show in the crispest of white trainers. Smart move, Bella.
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Serving you airpot looks à la Ashlee Simpson circa 2004.
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Because sometimes, all you need is a little tummy cleavage. Not a lot, just a little bit.
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At first glance, you’d think it was a supermodel of the ‘90s.
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We’re into this off-duty look. If only we could splatter paint onto our jeans just so...