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Rihanna has never been afraid to push the boundaries of fashion.

What some would regard as over-the-top, the Fenty designer can wear and make you seriously consider whether or not you can pull it off. Extremely oversized denim, a crystal-laced and completely sheer gown, motocross-inspired tracksuits—her looks take trends to an extreme that while you may not copy exactly, their awe-inducing nature will inspire you to be more daring.

Watching the Met Gala red carpet has a similar effect.

This year, the "Wild Thoughts" singer joins Anna Wintour, Amal Clooneyand Donatella Versace as the hosts of the annual Costume Institute Gala, themed Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic. She fits the role, as celebrities are asked to wear their best Rihanna-esque attire, which pushes the red carpet expectation from looking beautiful to quite literally dressing spectacularly. 

As the Fenty designer, Fenty Beauty creator, winner of CFDA's Style Icon Award, Diamond Ball host and an award-winning singer, the star has had many opportunities to establish her reigning style on the red carpet. Each time she's taken advantage of the flashing cameras, presenting an ensemble that steps outside of the box and stands out, even among the best dressed in the world—Hollywood's stars. Her consistency is the key to her success.

In honor of her hosting title and boundary-breaking fashion sense, we've rounded up all of the times Rihanna shined bright. Check out her Met Gala-level looks below!

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