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24 photos that document Gwen Stefani's journey to kick-ass style

Chrissy Callahan is a freelance beauty/fashion writer and editor. She has written for a variety of different websites and covered everything from NY Fashion Week to interviews with top industry professionals. For the latest beauty and fa...

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Gwen Stefani style

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Gwen Stefani style

With multiple clothing lines under her belt and a fashion history that rivals other singers, Gwen Stefani has rightly earned her place as a style icon. But it was an interesting journey.

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The Late 90s

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The Late 90s

Bold neon hair colors, belly-baring styles and statement shoes ruled Gwen's style during the last few years of the '90s. 

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The Late 90s

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The Late 90s

Gwen was just starting to feel out her style persona, but one thing was clear...

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The Late 90s

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The Late 90s

The girl had a defined attitude and a penchant for breaking style rules.

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The early 2000s

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The early 2000s

We started to see the woman that would break fashion boundaries and show us that personal style is what you make it.

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The Early 2000s

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The Early 2000s

By now, Gwen was a bit more established in her career and she was still changing up her look all the time.

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The Early 2000s

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The Early 2000s

Hats were definitely a fave for the singer at this point, and so was the urban look.

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The Early 2000s

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The Early 2000s

Cargo pants, funky tops and the like reigned supreme in her looks.

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The Mid 2000s

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The Mid 2000s

As Gwen embarked on a solo career and launched her own clothing line, she again switched up her look a bit.

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The Mid 2000s

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The Mid 2000s

We started to see a classy side of Gwen on the red carpet but her inner sporty, urban chick still came out quite often.

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The Mid 2000s

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The Mid 2000s

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The Mid 2000s

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The Mid 2000s

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The Harajuku Girls Phase

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The Harajuku Girls Phase

As the Harajuku Girls started showing up in Gwen's solo videos, she went through a whole new fashion phase.

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The Harajuku Girls Phase

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The Harajuku Girls Phase

More playful styles definitely reigned over this period of the singer's life.

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The Late 2000s

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The Late 2000s

Married life, motherhood and career changes brought on a further evolution to Gwen's style.

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The Late 2000s

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The Late 2000s

Chic red carpet moments replaced bold outfits, but the singer always maintained her daring approach to style with funky prints.

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The Late 2000s

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The Late 2000s

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The Late 2000s

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The Late 2000s

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2010 And Beyond

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2010 And Beyond

As Gwen's celebrity status rose, she also elevated her fashion.

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2010 And Beyond

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2010 And Beyond

Cool, wearable edgy ensembles were the style du jour.

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2010 And Beyond

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2010 And Beyond

But she also kept her '90s fans appeased with classic Gwen stage outfits.

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2010 And Beyond

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2010 And Beyond

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Today

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Today

These days, Gwen has really come full circle with her style.

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Today

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Today

She seems as comfortable donning luxe, high-fashion outfits as she does rocking bold prints and urban styles, and for that versatility we love her.

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