Style File: The Evolution Of Miss Piggy's Glamorous Style

The forthcoming ‘Muppets Now’ on Disney Plus is perfect reason to explore the enduring elegance of one of the world’s biggest divas


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1991: Old-Hollywood

Miss Piggy’s love of old-school glamour is no secret, and here we see a very classic Miss Piggy wearing a sorbet pink gown embellished with sequins and feathers in Jim Henson’s The Great Muppet Caper alongside her significant other, Kermit The Frog. She completes the look with signature pearls, pink satin gloves and a corsage – more is definitely more in her style book.

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2005: Prada Piggy

Wearing a seminal Prada collection, Miss Piggy transforms into a more high-fashion look from the Italian label’s spring/summer 2005 collection, and showcases why her versatility has won her approval from the fashion world over the years. Miss Piggy modelled the look for the popular Colette department store, which has now sadly closed its doors.

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2005: Film Fest

2005 or 2020? Looking almost unrecognisable without her signature platinum hairdo, a brunette Miss Piggy steps out at the 4th Annual Tribeca Film Festival to the premiere of The Muppets’ Wizard Of Oz for her 'serious actress' moment, wearing a Louis Vuitton surgical mask covering her famous snout and a sequin gown.

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2005: Rizzo Check

Channelling Betty Rizzo from Grease this outfit showcases Miss Piggy’s sassy nature, mixing a textural pink cardigan with a leather skirt, while attending an MTV event in London’s Leicester Square. She finishes the look off with a shaggy haircut and velvet leopard print gloves for maximum impact.

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2006: Front-Row Diva

Miss Piggy has been a front row fixture for many years, and this Julien Macdonald ensemble at the designer’s London Fashion Week show, had many of the designer’s clientele of posh party girls jostle to have their photos taken with her.

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2009: Miss America

Two American fashion icons unite. Marc Jacobs, a Muppet and Miss Piggy fan, dressed Miss Piggy for a Macy’s event in Chicago, meeting her for a custom fitting of this embellished black gown, styled with black opera gloves.

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2010: Jersey Boar

Pleather and lace, animal print and diamonds, Miss Piggy somehow manages to team all these disparate contrasts and make it work in one knock-out look for a promotional shoot for The Muppets: Season One.

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2011: Glam Hock

Teaming up with M.A.C Cosmetics for a collaboration, Miss Piggy goes for a much edgier look than we’re used to, opting for very dramatic Alice Cooper inspired eye make-up, and a quilted gold Burberry Trenchcoat.

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2014: Pure & Simple

Opting for an angelic white Ralph Lauren gown to the QVC 5th Annual Red Carpet Style event at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Miss Piggy adds another layer to her string of signature pearls with this dramatic jewel encrusted necklace.

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2014: Pearls Before Swine

On the red-carpet for the Academy Awards, Miss Piggy opts for another angelic look in a seafoam gown designed by Vivienne Westwood, who also designed Miss Piggy’s wedding dress for her film Muppets Most Wanted.

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2016: Model Muse

The late Kate Spade tapped Miss Piggy to front the brand’s holiday ad campaign that year alongside Jourdan Dunn and Catherine Baba – and she also got her own collection too. Showcasing her fashion credentials and diversifying away from the Muppet franchise, the unique collaboration (one of many fashion partnerships during her career) showcases Miss Piggy’s adept ability to tap into the zeitgeist.

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2016: Classy Dame

For her presenting gig for Up Late With Miss Piggy at AOL Studios, Miss Piggy selected one of her favourite go-to designers Diane von Furstenberg in this black and white print dress.

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2017: Piggy From The Block

By the late 2010s, Miss Piggy becomes more comfortable with casual attire, and selects a pair of denim jeans for a promotional shoot – but teamed with signature leopard print, gloves and a sequin beret for a high/low look that has become increasingly prevalent in fashion in recent years.

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