Lady Gaga’s Fashion Evolution
March 28, 2020
Penelope Trent

Ever since she took the world by storm in the late ’00s, Lady Gaga’s style has been the center of much attention. Over the years, as Gaga’s music changed, her style followed suit. Although often controversial, there is denying Lady Gaga has continually pushed the boundaries of art, fashion, and music throughout her career.


In honor of her birthday today, let’s take a look at some of her most mesmerizing looks from throughout the years. So, without further ado, here is Lady Gaga’s fashion evolution:




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In one of her earliest appearances, Lady Gaga hit the carpet wearing a snood, sunglasses, Bowiesk makeup, and a platinum blonde wig.


July 2008


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At the Berlin Fashion Week, Gaga wore a mini yellow dress along with a red jacket, which featured towering shoulder pads, and signature snood.


October 2008


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Performing Poker Face on Good Morning New York, Lady Gaga debuted her well-known “hair bow” hairdo.


September 2009


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Attending the 2009 MTV VMA’s, Gaga wore a black lace gown by Jean Paul Gaultier, accessorized with a gold mask and neck brace by Keko Hainswheeler.


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In her fourth look of the night (out of six!), the songstress wore a Red Queen-inspired getup consisting of a sheer lace dress by Alexander McQueen and a matching mask. Gaga completed the look with a spiky red crown.


December 2009


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Meeting Queen Elizabeth II, the songstress wore an Edwardian-themed red latex gown and matching glittery eye makeup.


January 2010


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To the 2010 Annual Grammy Awards, the 11-times Grammy winner wore a custom made lavender Armani Privé gown with gravity-defying glittery shoes. Gaga completed her look with a matching, hand-held sculpture.


September 2010


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Hitting the carpet at the 2010 MTV VMA’s, Gaga wore an Alexander McQueen gown along paired with the designer’s impossible-looking armadillo shoes.


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Later that night, Gaga made a change of outfit into her now infamous meat dress.


June 2011


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Being honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards, Gaga wore a Mulger custom gown.


December 2011


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On New Year’s Eve, Lady Gaga wore a silver Versace gown with an embellished headpiece and platform metallic silver pumps.


September 2012


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Gaga was spotted in London, England, wearing a princess Alexander McQueen gown.


October 2012


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While in Milan, Gaga wore a red archive Versace dress.


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At the launch of her perfume Fame, in London, Gaga wore a long black dress along with gold, claw-like rings on her hands.


November 2013


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Arriving at the 2013 American Music Awards atop a mechanical horse, Gaga wore a lavender Atelier Versace gown.


December 2013


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Getting in Holiday spirit, Gaga wore a custom, crimson Vera Wang romper. The singer completed her festive look with a real Christmas-tree headpiece adorned with gleaming ornaments and a gold star perched on top.


January 2014


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At the 2014 E! hosted Golden Globes After Party, Gaga wore a Gold Perry Meek Bespoke Dress which featured a thigh-high-slit and a Swarovski gold-crystal-encrusted bustier.


March 2014


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At the 2014 Annual Academy Awards, Gaga graced the red carpet in a gorgeous lavender Atelier Versace gown.


February 2015


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Attending the 87th Annual Academy Awards, the singer wore a custom, glittering Azzedine Alaia gown paired with bright red gloves.


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At the Vanity Fair after-party, Gaga stunned in a sleeveless semi-sheer black gown, complete with a long train.


October 2015


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Attending the premiere of American Horror Story: Hotel, Gaga wore a one-shouldered, asymmetrical, candy-apple-red dress designed by Lou Eyrich.


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