10 Celebrities Who Concealed a Secret Message in Their Looks and We Deciphered It

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Public figures always strive to look immaculate. However, many feel that just a gorgeous dress is not enough, so they add a touch of uniqueness — incorporating a hidden message to express acknowledgment, support, or the opposite. We’ve deciphered several such hints in celebrities’ outfits.

Kate Winslet

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The friendship between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet has become legendary. However, few know that during the filming of their joint movie “Revolutionary Road,” Leo gifted his friend a magnificent gold ring.

It has a special engraving, but Kate doesn’t disclose what it says to anyone. The gift from DiCaprio is worn by the actress alongside her wedding ring.

Emma Stone

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In 2018, leading up to the Golden Globe Awards, some celebrities decided to attend the ceremony dressed in black to support the Time’s Up women’s movement. Among them was Emma Stone. However, she went even further: her makeup artist, Rachel Goodwin, discovered that suffragists often wore purple, emerald green, and white attire and accessories. Goodwin decided to incorporate all these symbolic colors into Emma Stone’s makeup: emerald green and white on the eyelids, and purple on the lips.

Billy Porter

For the actor, no matter the event, he always finds an opportunity to communicate something through his outfits. For the 2019 Tony Awards, Billy impressed everyone in a Swarovski-encrusted suit with a floral train representing a uterus. And why did he choose such an outfit? To support women’s reproductive rights.

“I really want to make sure that I’m showing up for all of the disenfranchised people I can so that we can find power in our unity,” he explained.

Kristen Stewart


Just as some celebrities add something to their outfit to send a message, others do it by removing an element. That was the case for Stewart, who took off her Louboutin heels in front of photographers shortly before heading to the premiere of the film BlacKkKlansman. The actress had previously expressed her displeasure with Cannes’ ban on women wearing flats on the red carpet.

“If you’re not asking guys to wear heels and a dress, you cannot ask me either,” she had said the year before.

Elizabeth Taylor

The actress sparkled at every Oscar event she attended thanks to her pieces of jewelry, including what was considered the most expensive diamond in the world at the time. But for the 1992 awards, her most important accessory was a red ribbon, which she wore to raise awareness about AIDS.

Taylor was one of the first celebrities to speak out about this disease. The following year, in recognition of her efforts, she was awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.


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In 1994, the day Prince Charles went public with his affair with Camilla, Princess Diana stunned the world with a bodycon dress. As a result, the iconic garment became known as the “revenge dress.”

Days before Shakira announced her split from Gerard Piqué, she attended the Cannes Film Festival wearing a dress reminiscent of the one worn by the princess. That’s why some people think that the singer was sending us a message amidst the rumors about her relationship.

Julia Roberts

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The Hollywood star made an appearance at the premiere of Ticket to Paradise in an Alexander McQueen dress that simulated street art. The garment had her and her husband’s initials (JR + DM) hand-embroidered. On the skirt, we could also see several years, including 2002, in honor of her wedding date. There were also the initials of her children: Hazel, Phinnaeus, and Henry.

Spike Lee

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The actor and director decided to pay homage to Kobe Bryant at the 2020 Oscars by wearing a suit in the colors of the Lakers, the basketball team to which the former player belonged. In addition, the outfit had the number “24” embroidered on the front lapels and on the back, Kobe’s jersey number.

Letitia Wright

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At the premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the film that paid tribute to King T’Challa after the death of the actor who played him, actress Letitia Wright stole the limelight by wearing a suit with bejeweled straps. This outfit resembled the one Chadwick Boseman wore at the 2018 Oscars. On that occasion, he did the Wakanda salute in front of the cameras, a gesture that the actress repeated.

Kate Middleton’s colorful outfits during her online calls

Fans have noticed that during her periodic Zoom calls with healthcare specialists, the Duchess has worn a spectrum of colors. Once she opted for orange and yellow styles, while another time she went for blue, green, and white looks. The rainbow became a little symbol of the National Health Service, and it seems like, with her wardrobe, Catherine wants to show her respect, support, and appreciation to medical practitioners.

In the royal family, expressing thoughts through accessories and clothing became a habit back in the days of Princess Diana, and many members of the family often resort to such subtleties.

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