2016 Was the Year Selena Gomez Finally Embraced High Fashion

Selena Gomez essentially grew up on the red carpet–but it was only this year that she really came into her own as a fashion muse: she starred in her first luxury ad campaign for Louis Vuitton, was on the cover of W’s March fashion issue, and signed a mega deal with Coach. Here, a look back at her most memorable ensembles of the year.


January 10th: At the start of the year, Gomez made an entrance at the 2016 InStyle And Warner Bros. 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party in a romantic pleated J. Mendel gown.


January 12th: Two days later, she ups her sartorial game in a laser cut red leather dress at the 6th Biennial UNICEF Ball in Beverly Hills.


February 15th: Selena Gomez stuns in a plunging blue sequined Calvin Klein gown at the Grammy Awards.


February 28th: Continuing the metallic look, Gomez wears another shimmery gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.


March 8th: From Paris Fashion Week came some of Gomez’s best looks of the year, including this all-black outfit, with the exception of a denim mini skirt.


March 10th: Selena Gomez steps out in a leather and fur jacket layered over an embellished black dress leaving a radio station in Paris.


March 10th: Earlier that same day, she wore an entirely different look consisting of an off-the-shoulder blouse paired with matching black trousers and statement round sunglasses.


March 11th: Gomez nails a fashion-forward approach in an asymmetrical Marni skirt and Celine slingbacks leaving the BBC Radio studio in London.


April 3rd: Selena Gomez arrives backstage at the iHeart Radio Music Awards in casual boyfriend jeans, a white crop top, and nude pumps.


April 7th: Gomez makes a statement arriving at LAX in a black and orange bomber jacket and snakeskin patterned bag.


May 2nd: In one of the most memorable outfits of the night, Gomez makes an impression in head-to-toe Louis Vuitton at the Met Gala.


May 6th: Attending her ‘Revival’ Tour kickoff party, Gomez is the definition of sultry in a silk gown with a thigh high slit and feathery Manolo Blahnik heels.


August 1st: Gomez touches down in Tokyo wearing bold sunglasses, a distressed denim jacket, and army-green sweatpants.


November 20th: After a month-long hiatus to focus on her health, Gomez reemerges to accept her award at the AMA’s in a princess-like Prada ball gown.


November 28th: Selena Gomez is seen at LAX airport looking sophisticated in neutrals with beige leather pants and an oversized cream sweater.