Much ink has been spilled about the resemblance between iconic ‘90s supermodel Cindy Crawford and her daughter, Gen Z model, actor and influencer Kaia Gerber. Yes, the two look alike; they are blood relatives, after all. Yes, they’re both stunning. But each woman has her own signature look, and the mother-daughter duo represented two generations of blowouts on the red carpet in New York City — though not in the way you might expect!
Gerber, a noted bookworm, and Crawford attended the 74th National Book Awards looking as chic and sophisticated as ever, with both women wearing their brunette hair long and loose around their shoulders; Gerber paired hers with a strapless dress and Crawford opted for a white-on-white suit moment. When you think “Cindy Crawford” and “blowout,” you probably think of the big, voluminous styles she wore in music videos, on the runway and in Pepsi commercials, but it was Gerber who was feeling the ’90s vibes, not her mom.
The two had a semi-Freaky Friday moment for the Book Awards, swapping generational blowout styles. Gerber’s hair was styled in a classic straight blowout with just a hint of volume and face-framing layers, Rachel Green-style, while Crawford chose easygoing waves and subtle bends in lieu of her previous gravity-defying looks. Essentially, Gerber was representing the ‘90s and her mom was repping the go-to blowout of the past ten years.