Outrageous Style Icon: Lady Gaga

The "Fame Monster" is known for her attention-grabbing ensembles.

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Lady Gaga attends the Daily Front Row "Fashion Los Angeles Awards" at Sunset Tower Hotel on March 20, 2016, in West Hollywood, California.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Recording artist Lady Gaga arrives at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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Lady Gaga turned 28 today, and we celebrate by looking back at some of her best outfits. Musician Lady Gaga spoke at the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at the Hilton on March 14, 2014 in Austin, Texas. She donned this plastic bag-like creation for the event. Click through to see more of her outrageous style choices.
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Singer Lady Gaga is seen outside her Hotel on February 18, 2014 in New York City in a bubble gum-pink furry get-up.
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Lady Gaga arrived at the Galliera Museum on January 20, 2014 in Paris, France, in her signature sky-high booties and a chessboard jumpsuit.
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Lady Gaga and Donatella Versace attended the Atelier Versace show as part of Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 on January 19, 2014 in Paris, France. Gaga channeled her darker side in a witchy floor-length gown with a sparkly hood.
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Lady Gaga is seen at the Langham Hotel on December 9, 2013 in London, England wearing a matador-like outfit and dreaded locks.
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Well that's one way to get into the holiday spirit! Lady Gaga was dressed as a Christmas tree while arriving to the Langham Hotel, Marylebone on December 8, 2013 in London, England.
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Lady Gaga seen at the 2013 American Music Awards, on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 in Los Angeles arriving in a white mechanical horse.
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Lady Gaga smiles as she is greeted by fans upon her arrival at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Gaga is in Japan to promote her new album ARTPOP.
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Lady Gaga demonstrates the Volantis transport prototype "flying dress" designed by TechHaus - Studio XO during the ARTPOP album release and artRave event at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 in New York City.
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Singer Lady Gaga dressed as... a chicken nugget (yes, a NUGGET!) in Berlin, Germany, Thursday Oct. 24, 2013. Gaga was in Berlin promoting her new Album "Artpop."
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Lady Gaga arrives for a presentation of her upcoming new album "Artpop" at a fan event at the Berghain club in Berlin sporting a short hairdo and a mustache.
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Lady Gaga dons a pink and blue ensemble that defies categorization. The outfit, resembling a paper cut out doll, is finished by a pair of black, circular sunglasses. The pop star has recently attracted criticism for her weight gain and admitted she gained about 25 pounds but "doesn't really feel bad about it."
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Lady Gaga sports a sort of flower helmet at the Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week.
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Lady Gaga opens the Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week by walking out onto the catwalk in a pink, sheer cloak and platform shoes.
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Lady Gaga truly outdid herself as she arrived at Macy's in NYC by horse-drawn carriage to launch her "Fame" fragrance. Mama Monster wore a gold crown and a black, latex-like "jacket" that was both parts sci-fi and high fashion. She completed the look with black platforms, finished with golden mini men statues, who appear to struggle to climb Mt. Gaga.
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Lady Gaga was spotted leaving the Dorchester Hotel in London, England recently, looking almost completely tame aside from sporting this mile-high, jewel-encrusted purple hat. Beautiful!
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A fan asks for an autograph from Lady Gaga as she and her look-a-like decoy leave the Hilton Hotel in Bucharest heading for her concert.
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Lady Gaga's tour bus parks outside the Hilton Hotel in Bucharest, where the enigmatic star sleeps for 4 hours before sending a lookalike out to get the crowd excited before getting off the bus herself.
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Lady Gaga chose an uncharacteristically classic orange minidress with retro glasses and white pumps as she arrived in New Zealand.
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Lady Gaga poses in front of her fans wearing an odd, hair-like purple ensemble. Lady Gaga arrived at the hotel in preparation for her concert in Hong Kong.
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Lady Gaga rocked out in a studded cut-out leotard, fishnets and knee-high boots during her Taipei concert.
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Lady Gaga sported a floor-length mermaid gown with to match at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Lady Gaga arrived in Japan sporting long multicolored locks and a studded black leather dress.
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Gaga was ready to jet in style, wearing a fitted white dress and matching platform shoes as she left Ritz Carlton Hotel for airport in Hong Kong.
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Lady Gaga stepped out in a somewhat demure (for her!) go-go inspired ensemble in Hong Kong, Hong Kong recently. The singer brought the dress to a new level with round white sunnies and sky-high black platforms.
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Lady Gaga stepped out in Seoul, South Korea recently in this Grecian-inspired, low-v necked gown and bejeweled mask.
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Mama monster was spotted on the streets of Manhattan in March sporting these whimsical black sunnies that gave her gravity-defying, ultra-think "eyelashes."
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Gaga and musician Paul McCartney cozied up at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards earlier this year. The singer opted for this somber-looking dress with head-to-toe black veil material sewn in.
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While hosting the NYE celebration in Times Square, Lady Gaga wore a black sequined bodysuit for her performance of “Heavy Metal Lover,” “Marry the Night,” and “Born This Way."
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After the ball dropped, Lady Gaga shared a New Year's Eve kiss with Mayor Michael Bloomberg while sporting this silver Versace gown and crystal headdress. Click to see more of Gaga's great fashion.
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Lady Gaga put on a biker chick vibe at the Jingle Ball recently, sporting two outfits: the first, a sparkly, low-v necked dress with a thigh-high slit (for sitting on the motorcycle, of course). Her second outfit was even more revealing...
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This red sparkly onesie with gold studs is HOT! The strong shoulders, fiery red boots and side pony complete the outfit. But the golden chains in her nether-region really put the ensemble over the top.
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Lady Gaga was at it again, sporting a head-to-toe Alexander McQueen gown straight from the Spring 2012 runway at Germany's Bambi Awards.
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The dress features intricately interlocking patterns of pearls and golden beads, complete with a full feather train.
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Lady Gaga didn't disappoint during this year's MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast. The singer picked up awards for best song and best video for "Born This Way."
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Lady Gaga was in India Oct. 28 in a surprisingly classy one-shouldered dress, drop earrings, and technicolor hair.
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Gaga stepped out in London in a hair hat and low cut dress. But she was kind enough to provide censor bars for the risque parts of her outfit.
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Gaga channeled a bit of Lisa Loeb with her thick-framed glasses, and accompanied that by a pelt, a white lacy number, and faintly turquoise hair.
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Lady Gaga was a flurry of hair and scanty ensembles for the iHeart Radio festival.
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But for the red carpet of iHeart Radio, Gaga was looking as demure as she ever has, channeling Holly Golightly, if Holly Golightly had strange eyeball sunglasses.
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It's tough work being an outrageous style icon. Mama Monster took a break from a photo shoot with Annie Leibowitz to grab a famous New York City dirty water hot dog.
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While in New York, Gaga took the opportunity to go out and about in the trendy Meatpacking District. We're not sure how far she got in those shoes, though.
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Oh, what a difference a few months can make. On the left, Gaga sported pink hair and facial implants; on the right, for Bazaar's newest issue, Gaga isn't wearing makeup. Which look is better?
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Gaga took a break from performing to attend the Nicki Minaj/Britney Spears concert, looking relatively normal in a biker hat and lacy top.
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Lady Gaga stepped out for a day in New York City with a giant white flower tutu on her head.
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Mama monster guest-hosted ABC's "The View," and decided to seriously layer on the black and white hounds-tooth. On the show, the "Bad Romance" songstress talked about Amy Winehouse's death (Gaga was "so devastated and so sad").
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Can you say spy? Lada Gaga is seen departing at Sydney International Airport on July 14, looking seriously super-spy.
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Gaga performed at a famed gay club in Sydney looking like an extra from Kids Incorporated. She was made an honorary Aussie by the Mayor of Sydney.
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