Famous People Who Always Wore The Same Things


As much as we keep an eye on celebrities’ latest fashion (maybe we want to see more iconic moments in fashion), there are or were actually famous people who always wore the same things.  Call it a personal trademark or just plain laziness, but it takes a certain kind of confidence to keep on wearing the exact same things day in and day out.

#1 Simon Cowell

The uniform of Simon Cowell while on the red carpet is an unbuttoned-at-the-top white button down and a black jacket.  For casual affairs, he sports a fit gray top.

Simon Cowell

#2 Michael Kors

This American fashion designer and former Project Runway judge more often than not, wears a black t-shirt and a black jacket.

Michael Kors

#3 Johnny Cash

Country music icon Johnny Cash wasn’t known as “The Man in Black” for nothing.

Johnny Cash

#4 Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld wears a white shirt, black suit, tie, sunglasses, and other accessories (such as jewelry or gloves) while out.

Karl Lagerfeld

#5 Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel, the French architect, wears black in the spring, winter, and fall.  He changes it up during summer and wears white instead.

Jean Nouvel

#6 Barack Obama

The President of the United States has more important matters in mind than fashion, so he usually wears gray or black suits.

President Barack Obama is photographed during a presidential portrait sitting for an official photo in the Oval Office, Dec. 6, 2012.  (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

#7 Fran Lebowitz

The famous author Fran Lebowitz always sported a white shirt under a black pantsuit.

Fran Lebowitz

#8 Slash

Former Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist wears a top hat on top of his big hair and dark glasses.  Kind of reminds us a little bit of Dr. Seuss books, actually.


#9 Carrie Donovan

Carrie Donovan, a former fashion editor for Vogue, The New York Times Magazine, and Harper’s Bazaar, wore black clothes and pearls.  She paired this off with oversized glasses.

Carrie Donovan

#10 Grace Coddington

This former model and creative director of Vogue typically wears all black.

Grace Coddington

#11 Albert Einstein

Besides his signature unkempt hair, the genius Albert Einstein wore a grey suit and no socks with his shoes.

Albert Einstein

#12 Tom Wolfe

An author and journalist, Tom Wolfe always wore a white suit.

Tom Wolfe

#13 Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, the famous CEO of Facebook always wears a grey t-shirt.

Mark Zuckerberg

#14 Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia, the famous Grateful Dead guitarist, songwriter, and singer wore jeans and a black t-shirt.

Jerry Garcia

#15 Steve Jobs

The legendary Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, always wore a pseudo black turtleneck and blue jeans.  With it, he wore New Balance sneakers.

Steve Jobs