Willow Smith, On Top of the World

Willow Smith by Alexandra Phanor-Faury When Willow Smith, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's youngest daughter, walked the red carpet at the premier of her brother Jaden's film, "The Karate Kid," her outfit for the event had tongues wagging. Smith, who likes to dress up at every red carpet turn, wore a velvet pair of leopard-print harem pants, a cheetah-print jacket, tall combat boots and thick gold link necklaces. While some applauded Willow for her creative spirit, others deemed the outfit way too grown up for a nine-year-old girl. Whichever side you lean on, Willow is no doubt a budding fashionista.
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 09, 2010

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Willow Smith is preparing for a major comeback! Her lead single, “Fireball,” from her forthcoming album was just released!

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Little Willow Smith is just 10 years old, but already she has us all talking about her music ("So catchy!) and her fashion-forward style. We’re going to keep our eye on this star on the rise.

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Willow Smith films a music video in Los Angeles, California.

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Topping the charts is not enough for Willow, she has been confirmed to play Little Orphan Annie in the remake of the classic film.

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Willow Smith performs onstage during Nickelodeon’s 24th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards at Galen Center on April 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

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Willow Smith performs during Easter Egg Roll festivities at the White House in Washington, DC.

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Willow Smith performs at MEN Arena supporting Justin Beiber on March 21, 2011 in Manchester, England.

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Willow Smith is all smiles at the studios of BBC Radio 1 in London. She’s in the UK promoting her latest single “21st Century Girl.”

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Willow Smith’s sense of style is never safe — at this year’s Grammys she wore a dangling charm thing-y as a ring.

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Jada Pinkett Smith and her daughter at LAX Airport. The two have been traveling a lot lately to promote Willow’s budding music career.

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Willow Smith performs onstage during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2011 at Center Staging on December 31, 2010 in Burbank, California.

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Willow Smith performs at the Holiday Tree Lighting in Los Angeles, California.

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Jaden Smith and Willow Smith attend Z100’s Jingle Ball 2010 in New York City.

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Rock star in the making Willow Smith showed off her red carpet style at the 2010 AMAs.

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The “Whip My Hair” singer and her fabulous mom, Jada Pinkett Smith, stepped out in matching red boots before boarding a flight at LAX.

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Willow Smith at the studios of BBC Radio 1 in London.

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Just a week after its debut, Willow’s “Whip My Hair” video received over seven million views on YouTube and inspired young fans all over the world.

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Willow calls her crew of hair-whipping friends the Warriorettes. Her explanation? “It takes a warrior to stand up for themselves and not let anybody tell them that what they’re saying or what they’re doing is wrong.”

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Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow Smith leaving a photo shoot in Paris.

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith supervise a photo shoot for daughter Willow in Paris

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“It felt like all the hard work paid off,” Willow told MTV about her work ethic. “Like all the hard work that I’ve done, like recording ‘Whip My Hair’ — it’s paid off.”

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Willow shows off her bubbly personality during a stop at BET’s “106 & Park.”

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All Willow needs is a Harley Davidson motorcycle to complete this ensemble.

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Willow supports her big brother Jaden at the premiere of “The Karate Kid” in Tokyo, Japan.

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“I used to like dresses and tights but when I turned nine, my style changed,” says Willow of her eclectic style. "My mom helps me pick out my clothes, but my brother always says, “Willow, sag your pants!”

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Jada Pinkett Smith and her daughter Willow Smith attend ‘The Karate Kid’ premiere in Madrid, Spain.

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She’s only nine, but she’s already a globe-trotting fashionista. Willow recently attended Milan Fashion Week with mom, Jada.

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“My mom walked in and said, “Willow.” And I was like, “Mom, give me a minute,” because I was focused on writing. And I looked up and there was Dolce,” says Willow recalling the first time she met one half of the Italian design duo, Dolce and Gabbana.

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The pint-sized singer said she always wanted to be like her famous parents. “I would go on tour with them and watch them and I’d be like, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s what I wanna do,’” she told AP.

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With budding music and acting careers, Willow and her 12-year-old brother Jaden have fulfilled enough dreams to last a lifetime. Welcome to the Smith family dynasty.

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Willow’s ensemble at “The Karate Kid” premeiere had everyone talking. Do you think Willow Smith’s look is too grown up or is she just a little girl having fun with fashion?

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Willow Smith wears tie-dye jeans and ankle motorcycle boots to the Hannah Montana wrap Party.

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Willow’s jeans look like something mom, Jada, would have worn on “A Different World.”

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Looking unique is Willow’s style ethos. Here, she pulled all the stops at Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards in what we can only describe as Converse footed baby pants.

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Willow and big brother Jaden pose for the cameras in a ruffled dress, flashy belt and leather flats adorned with a rocker girl silver chain links.

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Willow coordinates her pink bolero with pink sneakers.

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Jaden, Willow and Jada Pinkett Smith arrive at the 2010 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Willow sings her heart out on stage during the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in an elegant black and white dress with bejeweled belt.This was the night she debuted her close shaved hairdo.

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Willow loves getting dressed up for the red carpet. A long scarf and shades complete her denim outfit.

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Before Willow shaved her head and wore leopard print motorcycle jackets (rumor is she shares a stylist with Rihanna), she was rocking lady-like ensembles like this one.

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At the 2008 premier of ‘Kit Kittredge: An American Girl’, Willow’s personal style was just taking shape. The actress wore petite Tory Burch flats and a shiny bolero for her red carpet arrival.


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