10 Celebrity Style Transformations You Need to See to Believe

From Miley Cyrus to Beyoncé to Harry Styles!

By Diana Nguyen Jan 11, 2018 12:41 AMTags

Let's throw it back. 

Everyone's style evolves over time...even if you have a tried-and-true wardrobe uniform (think: Jennifer Aniston in white tees and jeans or Queen Elizabeth II in bright dress-coats). However, some changes in clothing preferences are more obvious than others.

Maybe it's due to a stylist change, the celeb wants to project a new image or just a natural progression of taste influenced by new experiences and people. Whatever the case, the before-and-after comparisons of certain celebrity style transformations can be quite jarring.

For instance, remember Beyoncé in Destiny's Child heyday? It was a lot of bandeau crop tops, A-line ball gowns and, of course, coordinating outfits with her fellow band mates. Fast forward to post-pregnancy Bey, and well, her looks scream individuality as much as hefty tags.

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Beyoncé is not alone. Keep scrolling to see the best celeb style transformations…for posterity's sake. 

Nicole Richie, 2003

Back in The Simple Life days, the pop-culture princess's style was much more Cali-girl casual, with lots of mini denim skirts and halter dresses with draped necklines. 

Nicole Richie, 2017

As Nicole has matured, her style has gotten more refined. Still, her fashion perspective is still authentic to her boho-glam self. 

Victoria Beckham, 2003

Posh's love for designer brands never waned. Though her ensembles were more body-con back in the day, she still had an appreciation for quality fashion. 

Victoria Beckham, 2017

These days, as a respected fashion designer, she can now wear herself—oversize jackets and PJ-inspired, wide-leg trousers and all. 

Celine Dion, 1995

The My Heart Will Go On singer always had a classic (and kind of conservative) take on fashion. 

Celine Dion, 2017

Now, with stylist Law Roach, the icon is more willing to push the style boundaries. 

Miley Cyrus, 2013

The former Disney star's "Wrecking Ball" stage stirred up a lot of mixed emotions in the fashion world. Bedazzled leotards with bears on them? Miley rocked them with confidence. 

Miley Cyrus, 2017

Living in Malibu seemed to influence the singer's style preferences, as she went from nipple pasties and latex bodysuits to boho sun dresses and '50s-inspired get-ups. 

Gabrielle Union, 2003

Causal, simple and cute. 

Gabrielle Union, 2017

Now with Dwayne Wade by her style, the couple is a fashion force to be reckoned with. Gabby is especially great at mastering the mixture of textures and prints. 

Kim Kardashian, 2006

When Kim first broke into the spotlight, her hair had its own personality. We could also catch her in bright hues. 

Kim Kardashian, 2017

Since the Keeping Up With the Kardashian star has been with Kanye West, she seemingly likes to stick to neutrals and metallics. And there's never a hair out of its super-straight place. 

Beyoncé, 2000

Bey had more girly style sensibilities in her Destiny's Child days. 

Beyoncé, 2017

She still oozes femininity...but now in an ultra-luxe, edgier way. 

Harry Styles, 2012

The boy band member was cute as a button in his skinny jeans and tees. 

Harry Styles 2017

Now solo, the Dunkirk actor definitely opts for more statement-making apparel, like floral suits and flared pants. 

Lady Gaga, 2013

With every appearance, Mother Monster was expected to make a style statement, whether that entailed wearing a meat dress, holding an abstract umbrella or walking around in fashionable art. 

Lady Gaga, 2017

With the release of Joanne, Gaga took a much more subtle, streamlined and sophisticated approach to fashion. 

Meghan Markle, 2012

Pre-royal engagement, the Suits actress wore flattering silhouettes and stayed on-trend at red carpet events. 

Meghan Markle, 2017

Post-royal engagement, Meghan's style has leaned more conservative. That said, every piece is tailored to perfection and sells out almost immediately. 

Whose style do you like best?

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