Hailey Bieber Has Basically Been Recreating Winona Ryder's '80s and '90s Outfits — and We Approve

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Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

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Maybe it's because Stranger Things has been on our minds for the past few months, but when Hailey Bieber showed up to church wearing sunglasses, a leather jacket, and denim shorts, our brain couldn't help but think, "Umm...Winona Ryder?!" The outfit — which was the perfect mix of simple and cool-as-hell — reminded us of combinations that the actress wore back in the '80s and '90s. And, with a little digging, we even found a pic: Ryder, attending Damien Elwes' Art Exhibtion in April of 1989, posing in a super similar look.

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That's when the wheels began turning. We've been loving Bieber's style a little bit extra as of late, and although the model did recently change stylists (she now works with Karla Welch, who also dresses Bieber's husband, Justin), that's not the only reason. It turns out that the model and Rhode skincare founder has channeled Ryder on more than one occasion, and her sleek, sexy, and (sometimes) edgy looks are essentially updated versions of iconic ones from the past.

To be honest, it does make a lot of sense. Clean Girl Aesthetic — which, in fashion's case, is making the most out of basics — is at an all-time high, and trends from the '80s and '90s are popular once again. Plus, Ryder's old outfits, whether we're talking red carpets or date nights, are simply too good to forget. With season four of Stranger Things available to binge on Netflix, we too have been daydreaming about the actress' oversized layers, baseball caps, and baggy jeans.

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All this to say, we approve of Bieber's most recent Ryder-inspired ensembles — and do have the side-by-sides to show you that we're not just making this up. Of course, Bieber is far from the first star to gather outfit inspiration from a legendary actress. Remember when Emily Ratajkowski dressed like '90s Julia Roberts?

A Leather Jacket With Short Denim Bottoms

It's the outfit that sent us down a fashion spiral. This '80s-approved combo still holds up today, although Bieber chose to wear shorts instead of a skirt and white socks instead of tights.

Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Neutral Suit

If you're searching for something sleek, structured, and versatile, Ryder and Bieber both seem to be fans of a neutral suit. This coordinating look can then be personalized to suit your own sense of style with the help of layers, shoes, and accessories.

Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Blazer and White Socks

A classic black blazer and white tube socks continue to be wardrobe essentials that can  quickly give any outfit a boost, no matter the season or occasion.

Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Form-Fitting White Dress

Sure, LBDs are nice, but if you want to stand out in the crowd — or are hoping to lean into classic summer style— trade them for something white instread. To create a uniform, monochromatic look, continue that same color scheme throughout, finishing things off with white footwear, too.

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Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

An Oversized Jacket and Jeans, Complete With a Cap

Both Ryder and Bieber make a case for rocking a big jacket with jeans and a baseball cap. It's a comfy and cozy pairing, yet bold and fun at the same time.

Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

An All-Black Look, Featuring a Turtleneck

If bright, eccentric, dopamine dressing isn't your thing, don't worry. Oftentimes, the best outfit options are minimalistic, like these 3- and 2-piece examples. Both women wore all-black and opted for turtlenecks, but their looks included little details that added some spice, such as a leather skirt or statement pockets.

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Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Black Top, Jeans, and Tiny Sunglasses

Similar ideas, but slightly different vibes. Bieber went the casual, laid-back route in a crop top, baggy jeans, and sneakers, while Ryder's oversized coat, slim-fitting bottoms, and boots feels a bit more elevated. It's a lesson in proportion and how small changes can switch up a look.

Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Comfy Layered Look

If you're looking to amp up your favorite sweatshirt, follow the lead of these icons by adding on another layer, whether it's patched up denim jacket or a plaid blazer — both of which will help to pull things together.

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Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Floor-Length Black Dress

Both picks feature an eye-catching neckline, which ensures this classic, event-ready outfit is anything but basic.

Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder

A Pink Barbie Moment

Barbiecore may be trending in 2022, but bright pink still made a statement in 1997, when Ryder wore a similar shade to honor Martin Scorsese at an AFI event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder
Hailey Bieber Has Been Dressing Just Like Old School Winona Ryder