5 Eternal Style Lessons We’ve Learned From Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell’s name is synonymous with killer style, jaw-dropping beauty and a joie de vivre we wish could be bottled. She has maintained her glamazon status for decades, starting with her breakout moments modeling for Gianni Versace and Azzedine Alaïa to her recent compelling TV performances in the highly acclaimed series Empire . Here, 5 lessons we’ve learned from the iconic supermodel.

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#1. Let Your Natural Beauty Shine

What We've Learned: Keep hair and makeup simple when opting for a head-turning evening look.

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#2. Coordinating Outfits Is Fully Acceptable

What We've Learned: If your #squadgoals include matching ensembles, you're on the right track.

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#3. Don't Be Basic

What We've Learned: If you go with a black dress, be sure it's anything-but-boring by opting for a style with intricate embellishments, sheer paneling or a dramatic silhouette.

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#4. More Is More

What We've Learned: Lux materials like sequin and fur can totally coexist, as long as you keep it polished. When in doubt, opt for a covered-up look via a sleek pencil skirt and long sleeves.

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#5. Invest In Accessories

What We've Learned: Statement accessories like thigh-high boots, a felt fedora, oversize sunnies and a power bag will ensure you look stylish. This is especially true when traveling.