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Karen Wazen Nails The Matrix Aesthetic in Head-to-Toe Black

Karen Wazen’s outfit, seen this weekend, serves up some major inspiration for fans of the Hollywood movie The Matrix. Take notes now!



Karen Wazen isn’t just an entrepreneur and mom of three. She’s also quite the fashion star, giving her 8 million Instagram followers lots of sartorial inspiration each time she steps out. If you, like so many others, love tracking the Lebanese multi-hyphenate‘s wardrobe, you can’t miss this breakdown of Karen Wazen’s outfit, which was seen this weekend.

A big fan of edgy all-black ensembles, Wazen picked yet another head-to-toe ebony look for her Sunday night out. However, what set Karen Wazen’s outfit apart from her previous picks was its undeniable Matrix-inspired look. And why not? Over the years, the cult classic, which released back in 1999, has inspired the ensembles of more than a handful of celebrities — namely Bella Hadid, Lady Gaga, Kaia Gerber, Victoria Beckham, Gigi Hadid, Angelina Jolie, and many more. Below, take a closer look at Karen Wazen’s outfit, which had all the makings of a Matrix hit.

Karen Wazen’s outfit referenced The Matrix with its severe palette and leather details

For her evening out, Karen Wazen opted for an all-black look, but elevated her outfit by mixing textures. The fashion entrepreneur paired her classic black blouse with a body-hugging leather miniskirt featuring a risqué slit, and topped off the party-ready combination with a matching leather jacket. But if you thought Wazen was wearing a simple cropped layer over her outfit, however, you couldn’t be more wrong. Adding that Matrix finish to her outfit was a coat that skimmed the ground, most likely billowing dramatically behind her as she walked.

To complete her look for the evening, Karen Wazen matched her Matrix-inspired outfit with sharp pointy-toe heels, also featuring a leather finish. A top handle bag and oval sunglasses reminiscent of the much-loved ’90s frames added the final touches, along with a chunky gold necklace — the only piece that broke the inky black palette of her outfit. The overall effect was an outfit that looked as cool as it did dangerous. Just the combination you need if you’re trying to channel the mysterious vibe of The Matrix.



Whether you’re in the mood to try an edgy new look, or just happen to love neutral tones, an outfit like Karen Wazen’s makes a winning pick for your next dinner outing.  All you need is your favorite black separates, and a pair of sleek sunnies to go with it.

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