Crown Snatched! Here Are All The Reasons Why Cardi B Is Our 'Fashion Icon Of The Year'

during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City.

Crown Snatched! Here Are All The Reasons Why Cardi B Is Our 'Fashion Icon Of The Year'

The receipts don't lie.

Published December 7, 2018

If you weren’t paying close attention, you may have missed how quickly Cardi B has gone from a “regular degular shemgular girl from the Bronx,” to a fashion-forward megastar holding front row seats during Fashion Week!

From collaborations and endorsements to posting videos in her Fashion Nova jeans, the 26-year-old “Money” rapper has become highly-coveted in the world of fashion as each designer/brand looks to find a way to have Cardi’s name associated with their brand.

Money moves, it must feel good to be winning!

Styled to perfection whenever she steps on a red carpet, poses for a magazine, or flaunts her fashions on Instagram, we find that with fashion stylist Kollin Carter on her Rolodex, her looks are bound to garner her a best-dressed title.

As if you need receipts, we compiled Cardi’s most memorable moments in fashion this year that has single-handedly convinced us she deserves the label of 2018’s Fashion Icon Of The Year. Enjoy!

  1. She sits front row at fashion week!

    When Cardi sat front row during New York Fashion Week with Anna Wintour, we were shook! That's top notch, especially at the Tom Ford show! 

  2. She used fashion to cover her growing baby bump for months!

    How many women do you know that can perfectly hide a baby bump in plain sight using fashion-forward clothing filled with chic ruffles and lots of layers? We'll wait.

  3. She created the most Fashionable Revealing of her baby bump!
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    Kulture Kiari Cephus 07/10/18🎀🌸 @offsetyrn

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    When your pregnacy photo shoot is this fashion-forward, you know you're a fashion icon!

  4. Her maternity fashion was not only cute, but also affordable!


    Cardi proved she's super relatable after swapping out her signature Fashion Nova in exchange for a $20 maternity dress from Target. 


  5. She went to the next level of style at the 2018 MET Gala.
    NEW YORK, NY - May 7: Cardi B (L) and Jeremy Scott departing for the Met Gala in the lobby of the Carlyle Hotel on May 7, 2018 in New York, New York. (Photo by Rebecca Smeyne/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Rebecca Smeyne/Getty Images)

    With her baby growing in her belly, Cardi showed up to the Met Gala as Jeremy Scott's special guest. That's boss!

  6. Drippin' in jewels! She always finds ways to rep for her (baby) "kulture."

    In love with her baby girl with rapper Offset, the first-time mom always finds a way to rep her daughter Kulture's name. That's love drippin' in jewels!  

  7. Even with police trouble, she never stopped stylin'!
    (Photo: Raymond Hall/GC Images)

    On Oct. 1, the 'Pull Up' rapper surrendered to New York City police dressed in a chic high-fashion look. Talk about unfazed.

  8. She dropped jaws when she rocked a Dolce & Gabbana dress at the AMAs.
    LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09:  Cardi B attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    The 26-year-old stunned at the American Music Awards in a Dolce & Gabbana dress.

  9. She has so much influence that her “Cardi” Tom Ford lipstick sold out in hours!
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    Within 24 hours of its release (in fact, barely 11 hours), Cardi had to apologize to fans after her $36 lipstick with Tom Ford sold out online! 

  10. She made $10.8 million after dropping her Fashion Nova line and selling out in 3 hours!

    Back in November, Cardi changed the game after dropping her Fashion Nova line, and it sold out in three hours! Talk about a bag, she made a total of $10.8 million!

  11. She got a partnership with sneaker brand Reebok.

    We all know when you get a sneaker collab, you made it!

  12. She never misses a date to make a statement!
    NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 07:  Singer Cardi B is seen arriving Queens County Criminal Courts Building on December 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
    (Photo: Raymond Hall/GC Images)

    After being summoned to court on Friday (Dec. 7), Cardi showed up and showed out while heading to court wearing a rainbow wig and warm winter fashions. Okurr. 

Written by Tweety Elitou

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