Halle Bailey Talks Personal Style and Finding Fashion Confidence

Halle Bailey discovering her style id — due partially to sister Chloe Bailey

Halle, 23, opened up about her model evolution following her slew of breathtaking ensembles whereas selling the Little Mermaid earlier this yr. “I’m undoubtedly not a pure,” Halle shockingly admitted in a Tuesday, September 5, interview with Cosmopolitan. “I look again at a few of my footage on the pink carpet and giggle.” 

Halle advised the publication that her want to place extra effort into her wardrobe has elevated as she’s gotten older. “My physique is altering, I’m studying who I’m. I need to be attractive. I need to really feel good. I need to put on garments that embrace the place I’m in life,” Halle defined. 

Halle Bailey Talks Fashion

Halle Bailey.
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She continued, “My confidence has gotten deeper and larger with the assistance of my sister. She’s at all times been an extroverted, attractive, demanding sort of presence. As I’ve watched her, I’m like, ‘That’s so cool. I hope at some point I can try this.’” She gushed, “[Chloe] helps me discover my footing on this complete adult-woman world.” (Chloe, 25, is understood to point out off her curvy determine in see-through attire, skintight catsuits and cleavage-baring tops.) 

Halle Bailey Talks Fashion

Chloe Bailey and Halle Bailey.
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Halle — who was named as one in every of Us Weekly’s Breakout Fashion Stars of 2023 alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Ashley Park, Florence Pugh, Mindy Kaling and Sydney Sweeney —  had all eyes on her in the course of the Little Mermaid press tour when she took Us below the ocean in a liquid organza costume Valdrin Sahiti on the Los Angeles premiere on Might 8. The glimmering robe highlighted Halle’s determine and was geared up with a shell-shaped bodice and a figure-hugging silhouette — making Bailey appear to be a mermaid on land. 

Halle Bailey Talks Fashion

Halle Bailey.

She later turned heads on the U.Okay. screening in a cloud-like design from Miss Sohee that featured a halter development, a plunging neckline and crystal beading all through in addition to ruffles on the bodice. Bailey additionally stood out on the Met Gala, gracing the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork in a customized Gucci ensemble that featured a lace halter costume and a ruffled cape. 

Halle advised Cosmopolitan that her affinity for textures and attention-grabbing silhouettes is purposeful. “I like to search out shapes that make me be ok with myself. As a result of I’m smaller, as a result of I’m petite, I nonetheless need to really feel like a girl.”