Taylor Swift’s Met Gala Style Through The Years

Taylor Swift Met Gala Red Carpet
Taylor Swift stunned in a pale pink Oscar de la Renta gown in 2014.
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Taylor Swift is set to take center stage at the Met Gala, celebrating the opening of the Costume Institute’s “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” exhibit.

Swift is co-chairing the gala in New York on Monday, along with actor Idris Elba, Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, and Apple chief design officer Jonathan Ive. Guests at the gala often incorporate the theme of the Costume Institute into their outfits, and we have a feeling Swift could wear a daring, futuristic ensemble.

The 26-year-old has been making bolder fashion and beauty choices lately — for the Coachella music festival earlier this month, she debuted a new bleached-blonde look, and at the Grammy Awards in February, she wore a revealing Versace crop top and skirt ensemble. This is a far cry from the Swift who attended the Met Gala for the first time in 2008, her signature ringlets intact. That year she wore a pretty, albeit safe, gold Badgley Mischka gown and shoes.

Taylor Swift Met Gala Red CarpetSwift wore a Badgley Mischka gold dress and shoes in 2008. Splash.

In 2010, Swift embraced the theme of “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity,” wearing a dress by beloved American designer Ralph Lauren.

Taylor Swift Met Gala Red CarpetIn 2010, Swift wore a white Ralph Lauren Collection gown that covered her heels. Splash.

In both 2011 and 2013, Swift wore J. Mendel creations. She opted for a pair of Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps in 2011 and a pair of black satin Givenchy sandals in 2013.

Taylor Swift Met Gala Red CarpetSwift wearing a J. Mendel dress, which concealed her Christian Louboutin heels, in 2011. REX Shutterstock.
Taylor Swift Met Gala Red CarpetSwift went for a darker look in 2013, opting for a J. Mendel dress and Givenchy strappy sandals. REX Shutterstock.
Taylor Swift Givenchy Sandals Met GalaSwift wore these Givenchy sandals in black at the 2013 Met Gala. Courtesy of Net-a-Porter.

In 2014, at her last Met Gala appearance, Swift wore a pale pink Oscar de la Renta gown that concealed her Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps.

Taylor Swift Met Gala Red CarpetIn 2014, Swift donned an Oscar de la Renta gown and Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps. REX Shutterstock.

Click through the gallery to see more red-carpet shoe highlights from years past.

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