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19 Miley Cyrus Red Carpet Looks That Are So Miley Cyrus

She says her red carpet career is over... but we'll always have these looks to remember her by

Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to mourn the red carpet slayage of one Miley Cyrus. For more than a decade, we’ve watched her transform from a Disney darling to a happy hippie on dozens of crimson carpets, but no more — MC has decreed those days are over.

That’s too bad, because we could always count on Miley for head-turning carpet appearances. So to properly commemorate what once was, we’ve rounded up 21 of her craziest, prettiest, and most memorable red carpet looks. Take a look and see how far our girl’s come.

  1. Monster House premiere, July 2006
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    On one of her first-ever red carpets, Miley stayed true to her country roots by rocking cowboy boots. Meanwhile, all she saw were stilettos... I guess she never got the memo.

  2. Teen Choice Awards, August 2006
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    Never forget the failed fashion trends (dresses as shirts!!!) of 2006. What a time.

  3. MTV Video Music Awards, September 2008
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    Katy and Miley made for quite the sparkly pair.

  4. Hannah Montana: The Movie London premiere, April 2009
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    A sparkly dress complete with a foot pop that Mia Thermopolis would be proud of.

  5. American Music Awards, November 2010
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    OK, so the train on this dress kind of looks like she trailed a roll of toiler paper out of the bathroom. But at least it had people talking.

  6. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, April 2011
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    Boho-chic Miley is the best Miley. This was around the time when she grew out her mermaid-esque locks and flashed a peace sign every chance she could get.

  7. Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, February 2012
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    Boys and girls, say hello to your new Young Hollywood Power Couple.

  8. Billboard Music Awards, May 2012
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    This plunging number signaled a turn in Miley's fashion sense — she was starting to opt for a sleeker, more mature look. But that 'do didn't stick around for long...

  9. MTV Video Music Awards, September 2012
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    Hellooooo, Mohawk Miley!

  10. MTV Video Music Awards, August 2013
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    Mere hours before she grinded on a teddy bear (and Robin Thicke), Miley wreaked havoc all over this VMA carpet. Little did we know how much of that tongue we'd be seeing in the hours, weeks, and years to come.

  11. MTV Europe Music Awards, November 2013
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    #MikeWillMadeItsInfluence?

  12. Bambi Awards, November 2013
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    Yes, Miley DID wear this outfit in the same month as the previous pic. What can we say? The girl has range.

  13. American Music Awards, November 2013
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    Miley let her ~cool dad~ be the rock star of this red carpet, and instead opted for a chic white suit. Very clean, very cool.

  14. MTV Video Music Awards, August 2014
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    And she's back to black... and back to ruling the VMA carpet.

  15. Grammy Awards, February 2015
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    Those strategically placed cutouts add a little sexiness to an otherwise standard black gown. A++++.

  16. MTV Video Music Awards, August 2015
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    I mean... when you're the VMA host, you can wear whatever the hell you want, TBH.

  17. Hilarity For Charity, October 2015
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    Introducing Daisy Cyrus, a living, breathing, walking flower of a person.

  18. Los Angeles LGBT Center Gala Vanguard Awards, November 2015
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    The pink, the bold textures, the bedazzled shoes, the rainbow seashell purse... admit it, 7-year-old you would've killed for this ensemble.

  19. A Very Murray Christmas New York premiere, December 2015
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    And here we have what may be Miley's last red carpet appearance EVER. Take it all in... this is the image she's left us with (and we love it).


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