IF there’s one thing celebs are great at, it’s reinventing themselves.
But did you know that many make a wardrobe makeover when they meet a new love interest?
Kylie Jenner is the latest example to indulge in a style makeover since dating actor Timothee Chalamet.
She’s traded form-fitting dresses for a more whimsical style – just like her partner, who she’s been dating for six months.
The fashion psychologist Dr. As Carolyn Mair explains, “When we’re in a long-term relationship, we’re more attuned to each other’s preferences.
“When we begin a new romantic relationship, we often want to make a positive impression.
“Because what we wear is a form of visual communication, we can communicate that our personality, style and values align with our partner’s preferences.
“When we understand their preferences and dress accordingly, we’re more likely to receive compliments from them, which validates us and makes us feel more secure in the relationship.”
Clemmie Fieldsend looks back on famous faces who have cleared out their closets – along with their exes.
The GOLDEN couple J.Lo and baseball legend A-Rod not only shared matching first names, they also had designer wardrobe look-alikes.
From the 54-year-old singer’s stunning dresses to 48-year-old Alex’s sleek suits, no couple has ever looked so high-end.
Even when the couple wasn’t on the red carpet, J.Lo stuck to her figure-hugging formula with skinny jeans or leggings and kept her heels firmly on her feet.
But it wasn’t enough to keep them together — after getting engaged in 2019, they split two years later.
The original It couple of the noughties, J.Lo and Ben, 51, split in 2004 to rekindle their romance in 2021.
A year later, the couple tied the knot.
Though she can still outshine the best of them on the red carpet, Jen’s off-duty outfits are now more relaxed and neutral, like her Oscar-winning husband’s.
Still, she doesn’t shy away from the glamour, she still keeps her sky high heels and big sunglasses.
But despite the casual fashion, she’s still “Jenny from the Block” with her gold hoop earrings.
After starting dating the 39-year-old DJ in 2015, the singer shed her squeaky-clean country girl image.
During their 15 months together, 33-year-old Taylor instead opted for head-to-toe black with just one pop of color — her signature bright red lipstick.
Even her chic look would consist of black dungarees or jeans with a simple plain t-shirt.
The pair regularly dressed to match in all-dark outfits, whether it was dining together or a showbiz party.
TAYLOR fell in love with the 32-year-old British actress in 2017 and began splitting her time between the US and Blighty.
As she changed places and friends, her fashion sense changed as well.
Though the pair’s relationship remained behind closed doors until their split earlier this year, their outfits were often coordinated — even down to the hats.
Luckily, Taylor’s fashion trends have stopped borrowing from her boyfriend since the couple split earlier this year.
KOURTNEY and the Algerian-American model dated for four years after meeting at a fashion show in 2016.
She initially kept her relationship with Younes, 30, a secret, but it showed in her new look.
She ditched the Gossip Girl-inspired looks in favor of her new husband’s laid-back, luxe style.
From coordinating colors to coordinating prints, these two never go wrong when it comes to fashion.
In a celebrity collaboration no one was expecting, reality TV star and Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker, 47, linked up in 2021 and wed last year.
Cue another style makeover for the Kardashian, who was quick to unleash her inner rock chic in leather, lace, corsets, skulls and all black.
THEIR tumultuous nine years together were the stuff of reality TV gold.
But through all the breakups and makeup, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick have proven that when it comes to fashion, partnership is victorious.
The couple, who dated from 2006 to 2015 and have children together Mason, 13, Penelope, 11, and eight-year-old Reign, regularly stepped out in matching preppy looks.
Kourtney, 44, was often spotted in chic shirts, short skirts and high heels, while Scott, 40, wore matching chic colorful suits.
DURING singer Rita’s year-long liaison with DJ Calvin, 39, in 2013, the couple favored bold, colorful outfits. Rita, 32, often opted for skintight, colorful looks, whether it was for the red carpet or just out to dinner with Calvin. while sticking to his usual gray and black.
RITA found her ‘Mr Right’ in the New Zealand filmmaker and the couple tied the knot in 2022.
Since dating 48-year-old Taika, the singer has ditched her form-fitting dresses in favor of free-flowing sheer lace looks, wearing only her underwear underneath.
THE BGT judge and the So Solid Crew star, 44, were one of the hottest couples of the noughties, despite their marriage lasting just a year in 2005.
Alesha, 44, wore lots of androgynous clothes that mimicked Harvey’s style, which was baggy boy band style of the 2000s, including tracksuits and biker-inspired clothing.
Alesha and dancer Azuka, 42, have been in love since 2006 and married since 2017 and have two daughters, Azura and Anaya – it’s called an A-Team!
They also share a smashing wardrobe and a penchant for bold, statement colors, including neon.