2019 Vanity Fair Best-Dressed List: Zendaya, Celine Dion, Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, and More


Left, by Victor Boyko; right, by Stephane Cardinale/Corbis, both from Getty Images.


Occupation: Founder/creative director, The Webster, LHD.
Home base: L.A.
Treasured possession: Wedding ring designed by husband Aaron Young.
Lucky charm: Aurélie Bidermann necklace with son’s lucky number.
Bury me in: “My husband’s silk pajama shirt.”

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Occupation: Fashion designer.
Home base: Paris; Antwerp, Belgium.
The look: Fashion nomad. The Bogotá, Colombia-born Frenchman, son of a globe-trotting cartographer, loves silk scarves, drop-crotch trousers, and wire-rimmed glasses.
Spotted: Zhuzhing muse Tilda Swinton’s silvery armor at Cannes; posting up at Rome’s La Posta Vecchia with old pals actor-designer Waris Ahluwalia and stylist Robert Rabensteiner.

From left, by Edward Berthelot, by Gisela Schober, both from Getty Images; by Benjamin Lozovsky/BFA.com.


Occupation: Fashion director, Vogue Hommes International; contributing editor, Vogue Paris.
Home base: Paris.
Happiest wearing: “The elegance and sharpness of menswear.”
Trend I despise: Bermuda shorts.
Treasured possession: YSL couture black safari tunic.
Sexiest of all: A white tux.
Favorite designers: Dries Van Noten, The Row, Sartoria Giuliva.


Occupation: Chairman and CEO, Brunello Cucinelli SpA.
Home base: Solomeo, Umbria, Italy.
Trend I despise: “What I like least is the color green.”
Style icon: Gianni Agnelli, “icon of the Italian lifestyle.”
Treasured possession: “My jackets.”
Great style is: “Bearing, poise, courtesy.”
Favorite designer: “There are many. I’ll choose my master, Ralph Lauren.”
Bury me in: “A navy cashmere tuxedo.”


Occupation: Founder/creative director, Comme des Garçons.
Home base: Tokyo.
The look: New World Order. Dark glasses, triangular bob, architectural all-black uniform.
She also wears: Azzedine Alaïa, Paul Harnden, Celine, Lewis Leathers, Nike.
Spotted: Rarely, outside of work. (Her day runs 7:30 a.m. till “late.”)
Revered by: Junya, Marc, Miuccia.

Wade’s tuxedo by DZOJCHEN; necklace by Jason of Beverly Hills; necklace (worn as anklet) by Monisha Melwani Jewelry; grooming products by Koh Gen Do. Union’s dress and sandals by Bottega Veneta; earrings by BULGARI; hair products by FLAWLESS by Gabrielle Union; makeup products by PAT McGRATH LABS.

Photograph by Gillian Laub.


Occupation: Entrepreneur, former NBA All-Star.
Home base: Miami, L.A.
Happiest wearing: Double-breasted red Givenchy suit, no shirt, Way of Wade gold glitter sneakers “after my last game, my One Last Dance in Miami.”
Current obsession: Retirement.
Trend I despise: Logomania. “Says a lot about a person’s confidence.”
Item I overuse: Fanny packs. “When we travel, I’m responsible for the travel documents.”
Style icon: James Bond could “stand out and blend in at the same time.”
Lucky charm: “Most recently, matching hearts chains I bought with my son Zion in Cannes.”
Favorite designers: Adrien Sauvage, Dsquared2, Tom Ford, Ralph Lauren, Pyer Moss.
Overrated: Belts. “If Your clothes fit, you do not need them.”


Occupation: Actor, producer.
Home base: Miami, L.A.
Trend I despise: Super-tiny purses. “Our phones are getting bigger, and no one’s leaving home without their Fenty lip gloss. We have stuff.”
Style icon: Justice in Poetic Justice—“forever.”
Treasured possession: Robes, slippers. “When Dwyane and I are wearing them and the kids are asleep.”
Worst-dressed moment: “When Kaavia James [11 months] has projectile vomited on me.”
Favorite designers: Miuccia Prada, Patrick Kelly, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Christopher John Rogers.
Bury me in: “For starters, a full-bottom brief…”
Style motto: “But can I wear sneakers?”