15 of Cardi B’s most daring looks

15 of Cardi B’s most daring looks

Throughout her career, Cardi B has worn a number of daring looks.

To attend the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors, Cardi B wore a bold graphic-printed dress with chest cut-outs.

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Cardi B attends the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors

Before her debut single “Bodak Yellow” was released in 2017, Cardi B appeared on the VH1 reality series “Love & Hip Hop.” At the network-run award show, the reality star paired her eye-catching dress with a painted jean jacket and simple black pumps that tied the daring look together.

At the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2017, Cardi B wore a low-cut silver dress with sequins.

Cardi B attends the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017

Cardi B attends the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017.

The dress featured a high-low hemline that trailed behind her in the back but was ultra-short in the front.

While pregnant with her first child, Cardi B attended the 2018 Met Gala in an ensemble inspired by the exhibit’s theme, “Heavenly Bodies.”

Cardi B attends the Met Gala 2018

Cardi B attends the Met Gala 2018.

The singer attended her very first Met Gala in a Catholic-inspired white beaded gown and headpiece designed by Jeremy Scott of Moschino.

The following year, Cardi B attended the Met Gala in a billowing red gown with statement jewel appliques.

Cardi B in red gown with extensive train at the Met Gala.

Cardi B at the 2019 “Camp: Notes on Fashion” Met Gala.

Her Thom Browne ensemble took more than 2,000 hours to create and was decorated with 30,000 burned and dyed coque feathers.

Cardi B wore an archival Mugler gown inspired by the “Birth of Venus” to the 2019 Grammy Awards.

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Cardi B at the 2019 Grammy Awards.

The pearl-covered gown made the singer look like she was emerging from a shell. Cardi B accessorized the archival look with a towering pearl headpiece and light pink opera-length gloves.

Later that night, she took home the award for best rap album, making her the first solo woman in Grammys history to earn the тιтle.

Cardi B channeled Cher in a yellow midriff-baring look at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.

cardi b attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Cardi B attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.

The bright-colored ensemble, which featured an asymmetrical neckline and daring split, left little to the imagination.

Cardi B walked the red carpet of the 2020 Pre-Grammy Gala in a shimmering pink dress with an ultra-daring neckline.

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Cardi B attends the Pre-Grammy Gala.

She let the bold pink dress speak for itself with minimal accessories.

Cardi B attended the 2020 Grammys in a sheer white gown with crystal detailing.

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Cardi B and Offset attend the 2020 Grammys.

The Mugler ensemble hugged the Grammy winner’s body perfectly, while diamond-embellished bangles and earrings tied the opulent look together.

Ever the fan of Mugler, the “WAP” singer attended a Paris exhibition celebrating the designer in a stunning red sequin gown adorned with a huge feather shoulder piece.

Cardi B attends the "Thierry Mugler: Couturissime" PH๏τocall as part of Paris Fashion Week 2021

Cardi B attends the “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” pH๏τocall as part of Paris Fashion Week 2021.

The ruby red sequined gown featured a low-cut bustier-style top that dipped down to the singer’s naval. She accessorized the over-the-top look with red crystal-covered eyebrows and a bejeweled choker.

During Paris Fashion Week in 2021, Cardi B wore a bright green outfit that resembled a morphsuit.

Cardi B is seen on Place Vendome on October 3, 2021 in Paris, France

Cardi B is seen on Place Vendome on October 3, 2021, in Paris, France.

She paired the bold monochromatic look with a matching green bonnet-style hat and sunglᴀsses.

At the 2021 Grammy Awards, Cardi B performed her hit songs “Up” and “WAP” alongside Megan Thee Stallion.

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Cardi B performs onstage during the 2021 Grammy Awards.

She wore a gladiator-esque ensemble complete with metallic shoulder pads, cuffs, and knee pads.

While performing onstage at the BET Awards in 2021, Cardi B wore a gemstone-covered bodysuit.

Cardi B performs onstage at the BET Awards 2021

Cardi B performs onstage at the BET Awards 2021.

The bold look featured a sheer black panel on the star’s stomach. Cardi B gave birth to her second child, Wave Set, just a few months after the performance.

 At the 2021 American Music Awards, which the singer hosted, Cardi B wore an elegant black gown, black sheer veil, and dramatic gold mask. 

Cardi B at the 2021 American Music Awards.

Cardi B at the 2021 American Music Awards.

She accessorized the show-stopping look with black gloves and gold statement earrings.

While performing at Wireless Festival in July 2022, Cardi B wore a sheer red bodysuit covered in shiny purple sequins.

Cardi B rapping into a microphone wearing a pink jumpsuit

Cardi B performs at Wireless Festival at the National Exhibition Centre on July 9, 2022, in Birmingham, England.

The singer kept her accessories to a minimum and wore her hair in a short black bob.

In one of her most glamorous looks to date, Cardi B attended the 2022 Met Gala in a gold chain-mail dress.

Cardi B attends the 2022 Met Gala.

Cardi B attends the 2022 Met Gala.

The dress code was “gilded glamour, white tie” for the “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” theme. The rapper attended the event alongside Donatella Versace herself.

According to Vogue’s live stream, Versace estimates that more than a half-mile worth of gold metal chains were used to create Cardi B’s dress, while the embroidery took 1,300 hours and 20 craftspeople to complete.