Avril Lavigne channeled her signature pop-punk style while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
On Wednesday, the “Sk8er Boi” singer posed next to her long overdue star on the renowned Los Angeles sidewalk dedicated to honoring icons in the entertainment industry throughout history. The star, who grew up in Napanee, Ont., marked her impressive career milestone and the 20th anniversary of her debut album, “Let Go,” in an outfit that some fans think “the old Avril” would have worn in a heartbeat.
The 37-year-old shared a carousel of photos on Instagram, posing alongside her latest accolade wearing flared green and red plaid pants, black skate shoes with orange laces as well as a black graphic hoodie she’s owned since she was a teenager that reads, “Skateboarding is not a crime.”
“Look, mom. I got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,” she penned to her more than 11 million followers.
The post was quickly met with supportive and congratulatory messages, along with praise from fans who adored her on-brand look.
“The old Avril would have probably rocked this exact outfit and that is exactly why I love you! You know exactly who you are and you haven’t changed for anyone. Congratulations, pop-punk queen! You deserve this long overdue recognition,” one Instagram user shared, while another wrote, “We’re so proud of you for everything you’ve done. You deserve it!”
“It’s about time!” one person sounded off, while another pointed out, “The hoodie is iconic.”
“Congratulations, sweet girl! It’s about time! You’ve been a star your whole life! Proud of you!” someone chimed in.
“Legend,” someone else added.
“While watching the ceremony, I started to cry when I saw you wearing the hoodie,” penned one fan. “I’m so proud of you! You deserved it!”
One fan commented: “Well deserved,” with a heart emoji, while another raved, “Finally!”
“It’s the teenage-Avril outfit for me. Love,” added another.
Lavigne delivered a touching speech at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony alongside a large photo of her teenage self sprawled out across the famous sidewalk beside another star, wearing the very same hoodie.
“Today, I love making music more than ever. I feel so inspired,” she said, before thanking her friends, family and fiancé, Mod Sun. She also shared that she hopes her achievement will inspire the next teenager who travels “to Hollywood one day full of hopes and dreams.”
“Follow your dreams, live your passion, express yourself, be real, work hard, keep your head up, believe in yourself,” the singer continued. “Thank you so much for this honour, I am so grateful — to party with you all after.”