BET Awards 2021: A Recap Of SZA’s Most Style Stunning Moments

BET Awards 2021: A Recap Of SZA’s Most Style Stunning Moments

We’re talking a walk down memory lane with one of our favorite singers.

PUBLISHED ON : MAY 21, 2021 / 08:00 AM

Written by Emerald Elitou

SZA has consistently found ways to impress us. Since blowing up with her double platinum album CTRL in 2017, the New Jersey native has seen an abundance of success due to her soulful sounds and impeccable songwriting. In fact, the Love Galore singer even snagged a BET award for Best New Artist in 2018. 

Besides her strides in the music industry, the contemporary R&B star has also landed on numerous “best dressed” lists, thanks to her love of designer fashions and custom threads on the red carpet.  

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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 SZA’s most fashionable looks over the years. Keep scrolling to see the most eye-catching ensembles worn by the star. 

  1. 2015: Roc Nation Grammy Brunch

    The CTRL singer arrived at the Roc Nation Grammy Brunch looking casual chic in a black slip dress and sneakers. To complete the look she accessorized with a small name plate necklace, several gold rings, a gold bracelet, and a hair tie (for obvious reasons).

    <<enter caption here>> on February 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.
    Photo: Amanda Edwards/WireImage
  2. 2016: GRAMMY Awards

    SZA bared her tattoos in this silky halter dress, which she paired with silver peep-toe shoes, her signature big hair, and several dainty rings that complimented her silver sparkle nails.

    attends The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
    Photo: Lester Cohen/WireImage
  3. 2018: Soul Train Awards

    While presenting an award to Erykah Badu, the Hit Different singer opted for a monochromatic look at the star-studded occasion. With the help of stylist Dianne Garcia, SZA seamlessly matched her strappy bra top and baggy trousers with an elegant duster jacket for an outfit to remember.

    LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 17:  SZA attends the 2018 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 17, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)
    Photo: Mindy Small/FilmMagic
  4. 2018: GRAMMY Awards

    According to SZA, the theme for the night at the 2018 Grammy’s was “Black Princess of Genovia.” Of course, she nailed it! Nominated as “Best New Artist,” the Normal Girl singer looked fantastic in this sequined Versace gown with Chopard jewelry.

    attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City.
    Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for NARAS
  5. 2018: MET Gala

    While attending the “Heavenly Bodies” Met Gala in 2018, SZA showcased her love for high fashion. Walking the red carpet during fashion’s biggest night out, all eyes were on the soulful singer as she posed for the cameras wearing an angelic Versace tulle gown with matching bejewelled boots and an extravagant headpiece.

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07:  SZA attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images)
    Photo: Karwai Tang/Getty Images
  6. 2019: Annual Academy Awards

    Nominated for the “Best Song” award at the 2019 Oscars, SZA stepped onto the red carpet wearing a custom Vivienne Westwood ball gown with a high-low silhouette. Fashion stylist Dianne Garcia completed the ensemble with a diamond-encrusted choker and Stuart Weitzman sandals. Of course, her whimsical updo suited the look perfectly.

    HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: SZA attends the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
    Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
  7. 2019: Revolve Festival

    SZA kept things fun and festive while attending the annual Revolve Festival. Rocking a multi-colored minidress, the singer quickly landed on our moodboards thanks to her laid back summer ensemble, complete with flowing tresses, a purple cover up, and two-tone, high-top sneakers.

  8. 2019: Streetstyle

    The Garden State native is no stranger to making fans blush with her love for stringy bikinis and sexy minidresses, however, SZA opted for the exact opposite when she stunted in this fresh outfit from her sustainable clothing label, Ctrl Fishing Company.

  9. 2020: Instagram Style

    As we scrolled through our Instagram timelines, the Hit Different singer made us stop in our tracks when we spotted her sporting this tropical Louisa Ballou ensemble.

  10. 2020: Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    SZA caused quite a stir at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2020. Dressed in a black form-fitting gown, featuring a thigh-high slit and peek-a-boo cutouts, the stylish songwriter stole the show at this mother of all Oscar events and landed high up on our “best dressed list”.

    BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: SZA attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic,)
    Photo: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic

    Watch the 2021 BET Awards on June 27 at 8/9C p.m.

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