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the evolution of harry styles

The former One Direction member is on his way to becoming a style icon.


As any Directioner knows, One Direction’s story begins on the U.K.’s The X Factor in 2010. Harry’s curly hair made tweens swoon.

The X Factor Origins


Not the Abercrombie groutfit giving us major 2010s nostalgia.

One Direction Begins


At this point, Harry was still coordinating outfits with his bandmates. The boys wore similar suits with ties so skinny they looked like a single piece of fabric.

Skinny Tie Style


In classic 2012 style, Harry opted for a blazer buttoned over a white T-shirt with a low neckline. Today he’ll still let some chest peek through outfits. We can’t complain.

Showing Some Skin


The “Watermelon Sugar” singer experimented with a variety of different hats, including this wide-brimmed one he wore to the 2014 American Music Awards.

Hipster Era

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We could never forget Harry’s beanie phase (especially while he was dating Taylor Swift).

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 After One Direction split in 2015, Harry ventured into a solo career with the release of “Sign of the Times” and an album. Patterned suits were a must.

Going Solo


At the 2019 Met Gala, Harry wore head-to-toe Gucci. Is he the fashion house’s creative director Alessandro Michele’s muse? Sure looks like it.

Gucci Icon

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The “Golden” singer broke barriers as the first man to appear solo on the cover of Vogue. He rocked a Gucci dress in shots captured by photographer Tyler Mitchell.

That Iconic Vogue Cover

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Harry has always been keen to experiment with fashion and is never scared to try something new.

Stylist Harry Lambert to Miss Vogue

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Cue the 2021 Grammys where Harry showed off his feather boa collection and casually won three awards.

Feather Boa Fanatic

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Our favorite British heartthrob has certainly come a long way — both in fashion sense and career-wise — since The X Factor.

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see harry styles at the 2021 brit awards