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Hailey Bieber Channels a ’50s Bombshell

Happy birthday, Hailey Bieber! The model turns 24 today. Ahead of her special day, the style star was spotted on the streets in Los Angeles, California wearing a winning outfit worthy of its very own cake. In fact, Bieber slipped into a vampy look that takes cues from an iconic movie character. Need a hint? Think of a ’50s bombshell who happens to love leather and summer lovin’.

Yes, Bieber’s edgy outfit took cues from Grease, the musical set in the 1950s starring John Travolta as Danny and Olivia Newton-John as Sandy. Who could forget that final scene when Sandy emerges in a leather jacket, skin-tight pants, and heels to sing the finale number, “You’re The One That I Want”? Bieber's interpretation was totally on-trend, as she wore a total look from Saint Laurent’s fall 2020 collection, including a moto jacket, sheer printed blouse, latex leggings, black pumps, and a chain-strap bag. The frilly blouse and chunky pumps certainly lent a modern twist, but the high-gloss pants and classic biker coat stayed true to the original—because some things never go out of style. If we could describe this look in one word? As Danny sang, it's electrifyin'!

GreasePhoto: Courtesy of Paramount/Everett Collection