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BET Awards 2021: See The Astounding Style Evolution Of Cardi B

From streetwear to custom fashions, check out the the ‘I Like It’ rapper’s most fashionable moments.

Cardi B never misses the mark. With a style evolution filled with bold and colorful streetwear, custom-designed evening gowns, and a closet filled with Hermès Birkin bags, the “Money” rapper has understandably earned her place on many a  “best dressed” list. 

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As we countdown to the 2021 BET Awards on June 27 at 8/9C p.m., we found it highly appropriate to take a walk down memory lane and highlight the star’s best looks over the years—including her stylish moments at the BET Awards. Keep scrolling to see the most eye-catching ensembles worn by Cardi, who snagged a whopping five nominations this year, including ‘Best Female Hip-Hop artist.’

  1. 2016: BET Hip Hop Awards

    (Photo: Prince Williams/Wireimage)
    (Photo: Prince Williams/Wireimage)

    The Bronx-born beauty stepped onto the scene at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards rocking a trendy Adam Selman jumpsuit. The $743 ensemble, featuring skin baring cutouts, was definitely a standout look for a newcomer to the star-studded green carpet. 

  2. 2017: BET Awards

    (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
    (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

    Cardi B set the internet ablaze when she strutted into the 2017 BET Awards rocking a red-hot Givenchy suit. To complete her monochromatic look, featuring a plunging blazer and matching red slacks, the fashionable rapper opted for matching Christian Louboutin pumps and a Jimmy Choo clutch. 

  3. 2018: Grammy Awards

    (Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
    (Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

    Showing off her love for high-fashion and haute couture, Cardi made her grand debut at the 2018 Grammys wearing a dramatic, artistically-designed short gown with train. After some research, we learned that the breathtaking ensemble was custom made by luxury designer, Ashi Studio.

  4. 2018: MET Gala

    (Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)
    (Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)

    Alongside fashion designer Jeremy Scott, the “Bodak Yellow”  rapper made her first appearance at the annual MET Gala wearing a custom Moschino gown. The bold ensemble was embellished with a countless number of pearls and a matching headpiece. Absolutely stunning!

  5. 2019: Fashion Nova x Cardi B Collection Launch Party

    (Photo: Allen Berezovsky/FilmMagic)
    (Photo: Allen Berezovsky/FilmMagic)

    Cardi used her love for fashion to create a stylish (yet affordable!) collection with Fashion Nova that sold out within minutes. Attending the launch of her inclusive clothing collaboration, the multi-talented entertainer snapped a photo rocking an all white 'fit from her line. Yasss to the double zipper slits! 

    We can’t wait to see what high-fashion Cardi brings to this year’s red carpet. Watch the 2021 BET Awards on June 27 at 8/9C p.m. 

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