Where were you when Lady Gaga turned the Met Gala red carpet into her own personal stage? Such is the power of fashion.

The pop icon's legendary live costume changes was just one red carpet moment that blew us away in 2019, with stylish stars like Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker and more continuing to delivery swoonworthy looks, and Zendaya officially breaking out as the celebrity everyone is waiting to arrive, gifting us with knockout looks at every event she attends. In fact, it was hard to pick just one of the Euphoria star's many headline-making and near-Internet-breaking looks to highlight.

A newcomer who rocked the red carpet in a major way was Lizzo, while Angelina Jolie delivered one of the most surprising looks of the year and Gemma Chan became one of the year's breakout style stars. (We are already counting down the days until Jolie and Chan promote The Eternals together and deliver the fashion porn.)

Plus, the men seriously upped their red carpet game as well, with Pose star Billy Porter and Timothée Chalamet leading the charge, refusing to settle for the usual black and white tuxedo. 

Without further ado, let's look back on the fashion moments that took our breath away in 2019...you better bring it, 2020!

Zendaya, 2019 Emmys

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Lady Gaga, 2019 Met Gala

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Billy Porter, Best Dressed Stars, 91st Academy Awards

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Jennifer Lopez, Versace Dress, Instagram

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Gemma Chan, 2019 Oscars, 2019 Academy Awards, Red Carpet Fashions

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Rihanna, 2019 Diamond Ball

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Kim Kardashian, 2019 Met Gala


Timothee Chalamet, Venice Film Festival

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Paris Fashion Week Celebrities Sightings, Cardi B


Celine Dion, Paris Fashion Week 2019

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Lizzo, 2019 American Music Awards, Red Carpet Fashion

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Gwendoline Christie, Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere

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Iman, Venice Film Festival

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Elle Fanning, 2019 Cannes Film Festival, Red Carpet Fashions

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Angelina Jolie, Fashion Police Widget

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KiKi Layne, Must-See Looks Gallery

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Selena Gomez, Gracie, Frozen ll premiere

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Sarah Jessica Parker, 2019 New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala

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Katie Holmes fall style


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