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The Good, The Bad, And The Unconventional: These 22 Celeb Outfits Defined 2022

This year featured a lot of tradition-breaking maternity looks, head-to-toe sparkles, and jeans as anything but pants.

One thing about 2022 is that it was certainly a year of daring fashion in Hollywood. On the red carpet and beyond, plenty of celebs didn't limit their outfits to what's trendy, aesthetic, or even conventional. Some looks stood out for their beauty, but others captivated our attention because they played with the idea of what fashion can be.

Here are 22 celeb fashion looks from 2022 that we'll still be talking about in 2032:

1. Marilyn Monroe's "Happy birthday, Mr. President" dress, which Kim Kardashian borrowed from Ripley's Believe It or Not museum for the Met Gala.

Kim on the Met Gala red carpet stairs in the dress

2. This extremely divisive early '00s–esque jeans-and-dress combo Katie Holmes sported at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball.

Katie in the jeans and short dress on the red carpet

3. The Fabrican dress that was spray-painted onto Bella Hadid at the Coperni show during Paris Fashion Week.

Bella being spray-painted

4. Julia Fox's apocalypse-ready grocery-shopping outfit, which involved using her jeans as a purse instead of wearing them.

Julia walking in a parking lot with knee-high jean boots, a jean jacket, and bra and panties

5. The glorious revenge dress Florence Pugh dazzled in at the Venice Film Festival's Don't Worry Darling premiere amid all that alleged behind-the-scenes drama.

Florence on the red carpet in the sheer, off-the-shoulder gown with the front thigh slit

6. Lizzo's Met Gala look, which truly embodied the "Gilded Glamour" theme with a luscious coat that took 22,000 hours to make and a golden flute that she played on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lizzo in a gown with an ornate robe and playing the flute

7. The bejeweled dress Taylor Swift wore to the MTV Video Music Awards, where she announced Midnights to the world.

Taylor in a halter-top bejeweled chain minidress

8. The fabulous hot pink outfit Harry Styles wore while headlining Coachella.

A bare-chested Harry onstage with a fur coat and shiny pink pants

9. The many chaotic outfits Haley Lu Richardson wore as Portia in The White Lotus (which included some pieces from her own closet), but especially this monstrosity.

Portia in a cap, sunglasses, T-shirt, backpack, and jeans with a hoodie jacket wrapped around her waist

10. The Oscar de la Renta cat dress that Zoë Kravitz, aka Catwoman herself, wore to the world premiere of The Batman.

Zoë on the red carpet in a strapless straight gown with shoelace front

11. The gorgeous Balmain outfit that Lil Nas X dazzled in at the Grammys, complete with pearls and diamonds.

Lil Nas on the red carpet in ornate matching pants, butterfly-themed jacket, and platform shoes

12. The gold body paint and classy plaid suit Doja Cat sported at the A.W.A.K.E. Mode Womenswear Spring/Summer 2023 show during Paris Fashion Week.

Doja in gold face and body paint and a plaid pantsuit with flared bottoms and long coat

13. The fancy all-black look Jenna Ortega wore in her iconic Wednesday dance scene.

Wednesday wearing a choker necklace and a short-sleeved, A-line dress with belt and ruffled boat neck

14. Zendaya's look from the Euphoria Season 2 premiere, which involved stripes, scallops, and no shoes.

Zendaya in a black-and-white horizontal-striped straight, strapless gown

15. This Dior outfit Rihanna wore to the label's show during Paris Fashion Week, proving that maternity fashion has no rules.

Rihanna wearing many necklaces and a sheer baby doll dress with bra and panties, coat, and knee-high boots

16. Blake Lively's Met Gala gown, which had a mind-blowing mid-carpet transformation.

17. The chic monochromatic outfit — complete with a long coat — that Keke Palmer wore to reveal her pregnancy while hosting Saturday Night Live.

Smiling Keke in a midriff-baring tie-up top, pants, and long coat

18. Director Ryan Coogler's Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiere look, which included a touching tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman — a pendant bearing his picture.

19. The Alexander McQueen suit that Letitia Wright wore to the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiere, which was a re-creation of the Givenchy suit Chadwick Boseman wore to the 2018 Academy Awards.

20. The shimmery silver jumpsuit that Sam Smith sparkled in at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball.

San performing in a sparkly, sleeveless jumpsuit

21. Timothée Chalamet's backless Haider Ackermann jumpsuit from the Venice Film Festival.

22. And, of course, every single iconic look Michelle Obama has pulled on her recent book tour, letting us close out the year in style.

The year is almost over, and we're looking back on 2022. Check out more from the year here!