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Shop Out 3 Iconic Looks From Gwen Stefani, Karen O, & St. Vincent

PRIVATE ICON: Women Who Rock

Private Icon is a NYLON series that looks back at pop culture's most stylish figures, shops out items inspired by their aesthetic, and reimagines their wardrobes for today. In this edition, we're paying tribute to three of our favorite female rock icons: Gwen Stefani, Karen O, and St. Vincent — with a 2020 twist.

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The '90s: Gwen Stefani

As the frontwoman of No Doubt, Gwen Stefani came onto the mainstream music scene upon the release of the band's 1995 ska-punk album, Tragic Kingdom. "Just a Girl" and "Don't Speak" captured Stefani's laid-back California fashion sense — a mix of tomboy, skate-style outfits comprised of crop tops and low-slung pants.

See more of Gwen Stefani's style evolution here.

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Stefani's own leopard-print pants are made from a shiny satin, but we think this denim version is much more versatile.

Crop tops are back just in time for spring. This racerback rib tank will go with everything in your wardrobe.

We totally think '90s-era Stefani would be a fan of Rihanna's Savage X Fenty lingerie, especially this bra in a goji berry red.

A more modern-day take on Stefani's simple silver jewelry would be this layered chain-and-pendant set from indie Cali brand Dalmata.

The '00s: Karen O

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs always makes bold choices when it comes to both music and getting dressed. While the early aughts brought on squeaky-clean pop stars, Karen O served as the music industry's cooler, fearless alternative. Her experimental aesthetic was almost always in collaboration with artist-designer Christian Joy, who created most of her avant-garde stage outfits.

See more of Karen O's style evolution here.

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These leggings in a trippy tie-dye print would make a big style statement while allowing Karen O to move about on stage.

This colorblocked, tie-dye turtleneck from up-and-coming London designer label Asai would go perfectly with her leggings.

Karen O's live performances wouldn't be complete without dancing and moving freely on stage. This anklet would be a great addition to the experience.

The '10s: St. Vincent

We have to give it up to Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent. The New York City musician used fashion as a way to transform from chill, indie Brooklynite to an experimental art-rock force of nature. Her newest album, Masseduction, from 2017 was a prime sartorial example of this major change, filled with bright colors, eye-catching silhouettes, and a lot of latex.

See more of St.Vincent's style evolution here.

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Hot pink bodysuits are hard to find, but leave it to trend-savvy ASOS to have their own take on the statement item.

Italian designer Paolo Rossello's P.A.R.O.S.H. brand offers a full ready-to-wear collection. However, it's his stylish footwear that catches our attention.

Alison Lou's signature "Loucite" jelly hoops have garnered their own following of celebrities and influencers because they brighten up any outfit.

Still feeling nostalgic? We have even more stylish looks from Gwen Stefani, Karen O, and St. Vincent for you to recreate.

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