Style File: Singer Dua Lipa's Most Fashionable Moments From Red Carpet To Off-Duty

With the release of her new album Future Nostalgia, we take a look at the singer's style evolution over the years

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From nostalgic eighties, nineties and noughties looks to power dressing and high-impact gowns, Dua Lipa is a versatile fashion lover who can't be pigeonholed into one aesthetic.

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FEBRUARY 2016

Although nowadays she's not afraid of making a statement, for her first Brit Awards appearance in 2016 Dua was a lot less 'styled', choosing a low key, bohemian-style black dress with leather embossing and tassles, and minimal makeup and hair styling.

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JUNE 2013

A baby-faced Dua first appears on the scene at men's fashion week in London, embracing that early style-blogger High Street vibe. She's wearing a Topshop jacket, top and jeans, and Zara bag and shoes.

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SEPTEMBER 2013

The London-born singer with Kosovo Albanian roots demonstrates her predilection for working sportswear into her looks early on, with an Adidas Celtics top and vintage leather jacket.

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JULY 2016

For her performances back in the day, Dua was often a fan of a grungy look wearing chokers, chunky boots, leather and dark tones. She wore a full black ensemble to perform at Wireless Festival 2016 in London.

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FEBRUARY 2017

Another pared-back look in black for the 2017 Brit Awards, the year her first album, the eponymous Dua Lipa, was released. Since then we've seen many-a suit from Dua at events, but after this first fitted version she's shown a preference for an oversized, eighties-style silhouette.

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JUNE 21 2017

Hello to you Dua, and hello also to Dua's abs! Embracing pink, one of her favourite shades to wear, she attended the European Premiere of Baby Driver in London in a fun fuschia two-piece.

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JANUARY 2018:

While now (with the help of stylist Lorenzo Posocco) she's honed her aesthetic to more consistently showcase eighties, nineties and noughties-influenced looks, a couple of years ago Dua was still experimenting with her vibe as shown by this eclectic vintage-inspired cream ensemble.

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JUNE 23 2017

Now we see the outfit recipe that Dua will keep returning to for many performances (and events) to come — a bra or crop top, paired with loose trackpants or sportswear-inspired trousers. She wore this to perform at Glastonbury in 2017, and if anyone can pull it off, she can!

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FEBRUARY 2018:

The year she won Best Female Solo Artist and Best New Artist at the Brit Awards saw Dua rising to the spotlight in a dramatic tulle gown by Giambattista Valli. This signified the start of the singer embracing high volume on the red carpet, and having access to haute couture pieces.

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JULY 2018

That jumpsuit had quite the moment, with both Gigi Hadid and Dua Lipa stepping out in the Versace-designed one piece. Dua's haircut will often partially inform or complement her current style, and with her razor sharp bob came plenty of power looks.

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JUNE 2018:

Look mum, no pants! Out and about in New York City, somehow Dua avoided a wardrobe malfunction in this risque open-sided dress, pairing it with a pair of glittery platforms and a beret. Would you try this at home?

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OCTOBER 2018:

While performing and going about her day-to-day life, Dua is a fan of sportswear and nostalgia-inspired looks, but forget pigeonholing her into one particular style. She's known to opt for a feminine and romantic gown for red carpets — but always with a twist. Here, she's wearing a white mermaid-silhouette dress, again by Giambattista Valli, paired with a diamond choker and nineties brown lipstick.

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MAY 2019

Another high-impact, high-volume look for the Cannes amFAR Gala — this time, in red by Valentino Haute Couture.

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FEBRUARY 10 2019

Your girl is a Grammy Award-winner and looks the part. Her actual red carpet look was a Versace old-Hollywood style silver gown, but we prefer the dress she performed at the ceremony in — a Liz Hurley-inspired black and white look complete with gold safety pins, also by Versace. She won for Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording for Electricity

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FEBRUARY 20 2019

Sweeping up at awards season last year, Dua also raised the style stakes in several memorable looks. This was one of her more polarising, but we think the fucshia and black gown by Christopher Kane is just edgy enough for the pop star. She wore the look to the 2019 Brit Awards, where she won Best British Single for One Kiss.

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MAY 2019

The first Monday in May saw Dua embrace the Camp: Notes on Fashion theme for the Met Gala. She wore a larger-than-life Atelier Versace psychedelic gown, with a fittingly oversized hairstyle and patterned tights.

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READ: High Camp On The Red Carpet: Inside The Met Gala 2019 Dress Code

SEPTEMBER 2019:

Attending the Marc Jacobs spring 2020 runway show in New York, Dua puts a subversive kick in prim, pretty style with a sweet lemon yellow skirt, blue T-shirt with matching piping and kitschy jewellery. If you look closely, her T-shirt, a Marc Jacobs collaboration with UK artist Magda Archer, says "We're In The Shit'. That we are Dua, that we are.

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OCTOBER 2 2019:

Showcasing her signature off-duty style, the newly-blonde superstar hangs out in New York with her boyfriend Anwar Hadid wearing a cute top paired with Adidas trackpants and chunky sneakers.

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NOVEMBER 3 2019

An oversized dark blue Mugler blazer harks back to her IDGAF music video in 2018, as Dua Lipa attends the MTV EMAs in Spain.

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OCTOBER 31 2019:

Performing Don't Start Now from her new album Future Nostalgia, Dua embraces the album's disco vibes in a balloon-sleeved Attico silver mini dress and Aquazzura platforms for the Graham Norton Show in London.

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NOVEMBER 24 2019:

Fabulous in fuchsia — her power colour — at the American Music Awards, Dua chose a Miu Miu gown paired with super-sleek ponytail and impressive diamond necklace.

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NOVEMBER 24 2019

That same ponytail only added to the Madonna vibes of the look she wore to perform Don't Start Now at the same awards show.

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DECEMBER 2019

Golden and glowing, Dua shines in an insanely well-fitting pink Versace mini-dress at the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Nagoya, Japan.

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JANUARY 8 2020

Demonstrating a penchant for a long, ground-grazing coat, Dua looks casual but still cool out and about in New York.

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JANUARY 11 2020

There's that outfit recipe again: denim, long coat, cute top. Great inspiration for winter. Dua's seen here with friends Bella and Gigi Hadid, and Zayn Malik in New York.

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JANUARY 26 2020

Channelling her favourite nineties/noughties vibe, she chose a minimal white top and skirt look by Alexander Wang for the 2020 Grammys. Equally nostalgic hair, makeup and accessories complemented her outfit — Cher Horowitz, is that you?!

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MARCH 2020

Never one to shy away from a sky-high split, Dua had an Angelina Jolie leg moment (but maybe less meme-able) at the Global Awards in London where she paired a sleek beaded Mugler dress with slick, sleek hair and fierce makeup.

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