Swift stole the show at the 2013 ACM Awards in a glittering metallic gown.
“Taylor Swift sported a gown befitting country royalty on Sunday, stealing the show at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas in a stunning metallic dress,” Eleanor Gower at Daily Mail wrote in 2012 about the Dolce & Gabbana dress.
Swift channeled her punk rock side at the 2013 Met Gala.
In 2013, the Met Gala was themed “Punk: Chaos to Couture,” and Swift chose a J. Mendel gown adorned with gold embellishments.
The musician returned to her signature sparkle for the Grammy Awards in 2014.
That same year, she wore a dark glimmering dress to the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
The jet black gown by Julien Macdonald was simple and yet a showstopper at the event.
Swift blended in with the supermodels at the Victoria’s Secret afterparty in 2014 with this striking dress.
The Zuhair Murad gown featured a tall slit and a sheer top.
For the 2014 Met Gala, Swift went with a dreamy Oscar de la Renta gown.
“Oscar de la Renta is the designer I’ve idolized since I was a little girl,” Swift told Us Weekly on the red carpet. “Having an opportunity to wear a one-of-kind gown designed by him is a daydream realized.”
Swift wore her most daring and most memorable look to date at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
“The 26-year-old, who is nominated for seven awards, shone in a two-piece orange and pink ensemble by Versace, which she styled with a brand-new bob and her signature cat-eye,” the Hollywood Reporter wrote at the time.
She won three Grammys that night, including for Album of the Year for “1989.”
For the 2016 Country Music Awards, Swift wore a stunning sheer gown.
The intricate and see-through gown was designed by Julien Macdonald.
She went with an elegant and simple black gown for the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2016.
The Alexandre Vauthier gown had a plunging neckline and high slit.
After taking two years off from the spotlight, Swift returned to the red carpet in this gown at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.
“My first award show in a few years and it was so much fun thanks to you,” Swift wrote in an Instagram caption. “I love you guys. PS thanks @versace for this ✨delicate✨ dress.”
Swift returned to her roots when she wore yet another sequined look at the American Music Awards in 2018.
“The singer turned heads on the red carpet in a long-sleeved dress made of small, silver reflective panels,” Insider’s Lucy Yang wrote at the time. “She paired the Balmain minidress with matching thigh-high stiletto boots, also by the French fashion house.”
She chose a daring, see-through dress for the Golden Globes in 2019.
The Versace, off-the-shoulder gown also featured a high slit.
The Grammy winner turned heads with her patterned gown at the 2019 premiere of “Cats.”