Friendships in the world of fashion are always worth celebrating.
Whether it’s the legendary bond between Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent or the dynamic duo of Bella Hadid and Virgil Abloh.
These B.F.Fs, or “Best-Fashion-Friendships,” captivate both fashion enthusiasts and casual pop culture consumers.
Moreover, the history behind these friendships often sheds light on the journey to success for one or both parties involved.
Fortunately, there are numerous tales of fashion friendships to satisfy your craving for more.
We compiled a list of the most influential B.F.F. duos that have left an indelible mark on the industry.
Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent
Before establishing his own Maison, Saint Laurent honed his skills at the House of Dior, where he was hired on the spot. Following Dior’s passing, their mentorship propelled Saint Laurent to become the head designer of the brand.
Jean Paul Gaultier and Madonna
Naomi Campbell and Azzedine Alaïa
Alaïa discovered Campbell when she was just 16, kickstarting her stellar modeling career.
Their close bond endured until Alaïa’s untimely death in 2018.
Olivier Rousteing and Rihanna
Olivier Rousteing and Rihanna share a longstanding and iconic friendship.
Known for his celebrity connections, Rousteing has collaborated extensively with Rihanna since 2013, admiring her ability to blend men’s and women’s fashion effortlessly.
Bella Hadid and Virgil Abloh
As a proponent of youth culture, it’s no surprise that Abloh and Hadid have formed a close relationship.
Since the early stages of her career, they have worked together closely, showcasing awe-inspiring looks on the runway.
Banner photo via Instagram @bellahadid.