Dress for your b’day the Kendall J way

Isabelle Bettany tackles birthday dressing by taking inspo from the gals who do it best.

With the world still recovering from THAT silver dress – yes we are referring to Kendal Jenner’s incredible silver number that she rocked during her recent 21st birthday celebrations in West Hollywood, let’s take a moment to discuss.

Early November marked the elder Jenner sister’s 21st birthday, a milestone for any girl and she celebrated in inevitable style. Ms Jenner was spotted dancing the night away in the Hollywood club Delilah, sporting the most incredible, custom-made LaBourjosie dress.

The designer, Antoine Salameh created the bespoke Swarovski crystal covered slip especially for the starlet for a whopping $9000. Miss Jenner collaborated with stylist to the stars Monica Rose, who added the finishing touches (in the form of accessories) to the incredible dress. Pairing it with a metallic Lucite clutch by L’Ashter, barely there strappy heels, layered jeweled chokers and finishing off the look with coordinated metallic nails. With the rest of the party in strictly all black attire Kendal’s dress made the birthday girl the center of attention – no doubt her aim.

Whilst this look sets the standards for show stopping birthday attire, we can’t not refer back to the original creator of this look, rocked by a fresh faced 21-year-old Paris Hilton back in 2002. Homage to the original queen of LA? We totally approve.

“When it comes to dressing for your birthday, whether it’s the big 21 or otherwise, remember that classic pieces are timeless”

 

Here are a few of our favourite birthday girls donning their best birthday outfits: Let us start with the queen of fashion herself –Kate Moss

Renowned for her great sense of fashion, as seen here on her 30th birthday, Moss doesn’t disapoint. Kate Moss held her ‘The Beautiful and Damned’ themed birthday extravaganza at the infamously glamorous Claridges in London’s Mayfair. The star of the evening however was undoubtedly the incredible iridescent blue vintage sequin gown she wore, accompanied with matching cape.

She may be the youngest sister of the Kardashian clan but Kylie Jenner shares her sister’s flare for fashion. Subverting the traditional LBD, KJ donned a stunning white Balmain mini for her 18th, looking oh so chic.

Another IT girl of the moment Gigi Hadid, proves you don’t need to be wearing a dress to feel feminine in this incredible baby pink jumpsuit, UHMAZING.

Planning on something a bit more low key this year? Then look no further than the queen of effortless dressing – Alexa Chung. We love her relaxed approach to dressing and this whimsical number is no exception. Proving you don’t need to be head to toe in sequins to nail that birthday style.

Lastly, when it comes to dressing for your birthday, whether it’s the big 21 or otherwise, remember that classic pieces are timeless. Never ever opt for current trends, as thanks to Facebook those photos will last forever…unlike the trend you were wearing…

Get The Look For Less…

Silver Cowl Neck Dress- Miss Selfridge, £24.50 Skinny Sandals- TOPSHOP, £29 Faux Fur Shawl, TOPSHOP, £32

Silver Cowl Neck Dress- Miss Selfridge, £24.50
Skinny Sandals- TOPSHOP, £29
Faux Fur Shawl, TOPSHOP, £32

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