You can judge quite a bit about a couple’s relationship by what they wear when they go out together. Are they equally formal? Equally stylish? Is one wearing sneakers to the other’s dazzling heels? Sandals to the other’s patent leather wingtips? Matching suede booties? Naturally, it’s tempting to read all sorts of things into what celebrity couples wear on the red carpet and in front rows.
Many guess that fashionista Kanye West has final say on Kim Kardashian’s wardrobe, and that dynamic seems to be working for them so far. Still, Yeezy has yet to release a line of shoes one can picture Kim wearing. Maybe she drew the line there.
Kimye’s famous friends Chrissy Teigen and John Legend seem to have a slightly more equal dynamic when it comes to their fashion decision-making — and everything else. They’re rivaled only by Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield in the category of adorable couples who don’t mind being adorable AND fashionable together.
Bradley Cooper and his model GF Suki Waterhouse both had noteworthy style before hooking up, doubling their head-turning power.
It’s possible that Joshua Jackson has had a calming effect on girlfriend Diane Kruger’s fashion-forward style.
On the other hand, it appears that Dior model Charlize Theron has been a good influence on her formerly scruffy man, Sean Penn.
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo once showed off their wedded bliss by going around town in matching Doc Martens.
Everyone loves to see David Beckham either in various states of undress on giant billboards or in his soccer boots, but he’s learned how to keep up with wife Victoria’s towering heels, too.
And while Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani are proving that rock-star style has no expiration date, it’s fun to watch new superstar couples like Big Sean and Ariana Grande prance into the spotlight together as well.
Regardless of how they wound up here, these 10 celeb couples really get how to complement each other’s styles and make statements worth writing about. Does this mean they’ll live happily ever after? Who knows — so just enjoy them while you can.