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13 times lady gaga
looked like she was from another planet

For the pop star’s 35th birthday, remember some of her biggest
fashion risks.

MUSIC

Gaga’s dress made of raw meat was … unconventional, to say the least. 

The Meat Dress

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Ushering in her Chromatica era, Gaga accepted the MTV Tricon Award in a tin foil-esque ensemble complete with a fashionable mask.

Welcome to Planet Chromatica

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Bird of paradise or the artist known as Lady Gaga?

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The singer channeled her inner astronaut for this look. She had nine fabulous costume changes during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Mother Monster served us Victorian-horror chic in head-to-toe red lace. 

Head-to-Toe Lace

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With dilated pupils and teased out hair, this 2013 red carpet outfit reminds us of Narnia.

The White Witch

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For the 2010 Grammy Awards, Alexander McQueen dressed the lady in this celestial gown. Anyone else reminded of Saturn?

 In Her Orbit

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Gaga maintained her love of lace with a white lace Venetian mask. With that tiered white dress, she looks like she could be haunting an opera house.

Phantom of the Opera

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The singer arrived at the 2011 Grammys in an egg-shaped vessel and emerged on stage with pointy, prosthetic shoulders. 

She Was Born This Way

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I often get asked about my artifice, but isn't fashion based on the idea that we can create a fantasy?”

lady gaga to harper's bazaar

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Bubble Bath 

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Only Gaga could pull off an ensemble of bubbles while playing piano at Boston’s House of Blues.

Because Gaga has pushed the boundaries of fashion, music and performance, this polka dot serpent look is startling but not surprising.

Walk, Walk, Fashion Baby

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The “Rain On Me” singer arrived at the VIP Room club in Paris in a spiked … dress? Coverall? Whatever it’s called, we stan.

Just Dance at the Club

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On the Good Morning America stage in 2011, Gaga donned a black vinyl jacket with spikes over a sheer bodysuit. 

 Avant-Garde Is an Understatement

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At the 2009 MuchMusic Video Awards, the singer showed up in a hairy outfit by her own design label, Haus of Gaga. 

Flowing and Showing Her Hair

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In her Netflix documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, the singer opened up about using fashion as a way to assert control. 

Can’t Read Her Poker Face

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When [the industry] wanted me to be sexy or they wanted me to be pop, I … put some absurd spin on it.”

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