To celebrate Taylor Swift's 31st birthday on Dec. 13, 2020, Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at her best red carpet fashion moments over the years, starting with this playful look… Taylor looked white-hot in a sparkly white Balmain jumpsuit with midriff-baring cut-outs at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Keep reading for more…
Taylor Swift was the belle of the ball at the 2014 Met Gala in this princess-worthy baby pink Oscar de la Renta dress that featured leaf-like sequined embellishments, a dramatic bustle and an extra-long train.
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Taylor Swift donned a darling burgundy Galliano dress and matching heels at the 2010 CMT Awards.
Taylor Swift donned a show-stopping asymmetrical Versace gown that was practically a work of art during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Her stunning dress featured a thigh-high slit, curve-accentuating embroidery along the bodice and feathered tufts across half of the chest, as well as the opposite shoulder, from which extra fabric draped down her back.
Taylor Swift was just a baby when she channeled Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" in a yellow-gold look comprised of a corset top and a full skirt with a bustle at the 2007 CMA Awards. (She was just 17 when she donned this prom-worthy getup!)
Taylor Swift rocked her best LBD yet — a sparkly KaufmanFranco mini with midriff cut-outs — during the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Taylor Swift looked lovely in an embroidered, vintage-inspired canary yellow Elie Saab creation with a feathered train at the 2011 ACM Awards.
Taylor Swift stunned in a black Versace off-the-shoulder number featuring a sheer skirt with a thigh-high slit during the 2019 Golden Globes. (Though she declined to walk the red carpet before the HFPA's annual event, she showed off her look at the Warner Bros. and InStyle afterparty.)
Taylor Swift actually helped design the pink-and-yellow J. Mendel dress that she donned during the 2019 Time 100 Gala: a gown featuring a custom bolero with voluminous sleeves that the singer removed so that she could perform with ease later in the evening.
Country music's golden girl officially went pop in 2012. The following year, she donned this gold strapless belted Julien Macdonald minidress with an oversized keyhole cut-out during the 2013 American Music Awards.
Taylor Swift played with color (and won!) in Atelier Versace separates — a coral tube top and a voluminous hot pink skirt with a thigh-high slit — at the 2016 Grammys.
What's black and white and red all over? Taylor Swift in an edgy J. Mendel ensemble during the 2014 ACM Awards! The singer flashed a hint of her taut tummy in a white top with collarbone cut-outs, which she wore with a black floor-length skirt featuring a thigh-high slit.
Taylor Swift wowed in a metallic beaded Gucci column dress with cap sleeves and a sheer neckline during the 2014 Grammys.
It's a shame Taylor Swift bypassed the red carpet during the 2015 CMA Awards because the icy blue Reem Acra gown that she wore definitely deserved a closer look. The strapless dress — which drew comparisons to Queen Elsa from "Frozen" — featured an embellished panel down the front, midriff cut-outs and a thigh-high slit.
Taylor Swift debuted an edgier look (blunt bangs!) in a black-and-silver studded Collette Dinnigan dress at the 2010 American Music Awards.
Taylor Swift donned her signature color (red!) in the form of a voluminous Elie Saab gown with a bateau neckline and a massive train during the 2013 CMA Awards.
We're green with envy over the adorable Novis ensemble — a midriff-baring top and a matching skirt with a checkered pattern along the hemline — that Taylor Swift rocked during the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. She added a fun pop of color with her yellow heeled sandals.
Va-va-va-voom! Taylor Swift risked a wardrobe malfunction in a black Alexandre Vauthier Couture halter dress with a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit during the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
Taylor Swift rarely suits up on the red carpet, but she did just that in an exceptionally well-tailored all-white J. Mendel ensemble at the 2012 MTV VMAs.
Taylor Swift looked sultry in a silver disco-ball-inspired KaufmanFranco gown at the 2008 CMA Awards.
Taylor Swift went glam in an Elie Saab sheath with a sheer lace bodice during the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
Taylor Swift flaunted her figure in a curve-hugging Hervé Léger by Max Azria bandage gown with a plunging neckline during the 2013 MTV VMAs.
In the midst of her platinum-blonde phase, Taylor Swift rocked an animal-print spaghetti-strap Monique Lhuillier dress, which she accessorized with a choker, at the 2016 BMI Pop Awards.
Taylor Swift chose an unexpected ensemble — a Versace look comprised of a bold multi-colored jacket, a matching top and shorts — for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards. She completed her look with funky coral Kat Maconie sandals.
Taylor Swift chose an iridescent Elie Saab confection with a high-low hemline that showed off her extra-long stems during the 2015 Grammys.
Taylor Swift donned a gold sequined Zuhair Murad gown with a high neckline during the 2012 Grammys.
It was another gorgeous golden moment for Taylor Swift at the 2008 Met Gala: The rising star donned an intricately beaded Badgley Mischka confection on fashion's biggest night.
Taylor Swift channeled a swan in a white Ralph Lauren gown with a plunging neckline during the 2013 People's Choice Awards.
Taylor Swift donned a fashion-forward strapless pink Carolina Herrera ballgown with a black panel along the neckline during the 2014 Golden Globes.
Taylor Swift kept things simple yet chic in a black KaufmanFranco number during the 2009 Grammys.
Taylor Swift let loose her inner ice princess in a Reem Acra dress featuring a metallic sequined illusion bodice and a stark white skirt with an asymmetrical ruffle detail at the Winter Whites Gala at London's Kensington Palace on Nov. 26, 2013.
Taylor Swift glimmered in a deep-blue KaufmanFranco confection with a unique, angular off-the-shoulder neckline during the 2010 Grammys.
Taylor Swift brought the drama to the 2013 Golden Globes in a deep purple Donna Karan mermaid gown that was even more stunning from the back…
The Donna Karan gown that Taylor Swift donned during the 2013 Golden Globes was actually backless and featured illusion panels down both hips.
Taylor Swift had a total goddess moment in a strapless white gown with a beaded bodice and an empire waist at the 2008 ACM Awards.
Taylor Swift showed off her long legs in a strapless green Miu Miu dress with a bustier top at the Hollywood premiere of "Easy A" on Sept. 13, 2010.
Long before rose gold designs were all the rage, Taylor Swift rocked the trend in the form of a strapless Elie Saab column dress at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards.
Taylor Swift looked red-hot in a strapless Monique Lhuillier gown with a thigh-high slit at the 2010 CMA Awards.