The 10 Most Memorable Red Carpet Looks of 2014

From Rihanna’s barely there ensemble at the CFDA Awards and Kim Kardashian’s latex dress to Pharrell’s now-signature hat at the Grammys, see the most over-the-top looks from the past year.


Although Pharrell Williams had been wearing Vivienne Westwood toppers like this one for years, his appearance at the 2014 Grammy Awards made this hat a conversation topic for the next year.

Pharrell and Daft Punk at the Grammys. Photo by WireImage


At first glance, Keira Knightley’s Chanel dress at the house’s Fall 2014 show in Paris looks completely chic. But take a second look at her miniscule waistline.

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At a preview of The Glamour of Italian Fashion, an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Rita Ora made her love for both glamour and Italian fashion known in a Roberto Cavalli dress.

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2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Sarah Jessica Parker in Oscar de la Renta.

Photo by Sherly Rabbani and Josephine Solimene.


Lupita Nyong’o cemented her status as a style star with this custom Prada dress at the 2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala.

Photo by Sherly Rabbani and Josephine Solimene.


At the 2014 CFDA Awards, Rihanna wowed in a custom Adam Selman gown. From the front and the back.

Photo by Sherly Rabbani and Josephine Solimene.


Although Taylor Swift’s signature red carpet look is a long, gold, glittering gown, she changed it up at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with a bold blue Mary Katrantzou jumpsuit. She did not repeat.

Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for MTV.


Miley was just being Miley when she hit the runway with Jeremy Scott in September during New York Fashion Week.

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Blake Lively showed off her very fit, and very pregnant figure in a long-sleeved Gucci gown at the Angel Ball in New York.

Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic.


Leave it to Kim Kardashian to reinvent the naked dress on the red carpet at the launch of her new fragrance in Melbourne Australia. Latex, leather, and lips. Oh my!

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