You can’t talk about Lizzo without some mention of Lizzo’s outfits.
Melissa Viviane Jefferson, popularly known by her professional name Lizzo, is indeed a bold, audacious and beautiful woman. This vivacious woman has rocked some of the most darling and daring outfits we’ve ever seen.
Although she was born in Detroit, Lizzo started her performing career in Houston, Texas. After a while, she moved to Minneapolis to start another career in hip hop. Lizzo then released two albums: Lizzobangers in 2013 and Big Grrrl Small World in 2015. She met Nice Life and Atlantic Records, after which she produced her first major label EP, Coconut Oil, in 2016.
Lizzo hadn’t yet appeared on the radar of many, but things quickly changed after the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You in 2019. This was the first time Lizzo knew what it felt like to be in the top five of the US Billboard 200.
From this point on, it was nothing but hits for Lizzo. Shortly after, Lizzo released “Juice” and “Tempo.” A deluxe version of the album was also released, but this version included one of Lizzo’s singles from 2017 “Truth Hurts.”
The song took the world by storm by becoming No.1 on Us Billboard Hot 100 two years after it was first released.
Around this period, another of her 2016 single “Good as Hell” was climbing quickly on charts. It went as high as the top three in the top Hot 100 and was among the top 10 singles by an artist in the UK.
This was arguably the best point in Lizzo’s career yet as she earned most of her awards and recognition during this period. She got into acting for a while, and got several awards as well.
Now, on to Lizzo’s outfits!
Lizzo Outfits: Darling Edition
Lizzo is a star on stage and she always has a way to shine like one, from the stunning red Sequin “Siren” dress she wore to the AMAs to having the tiniest purse on record still at the AMAs.
Lizzo is no different on or off the red carpet. She always takes center stage with a mix of flamboyant looks. Her blend of elegant dresses to XL marabou hats indeed makes her stand out.
It’s amazing how the singer is very flexible in her style. She tries to have fun with her fashion so she never sticks to a particular color or silhouette. Instead, she tries out different looks and designers, constantly improving and reinventing herself.
These are some of Lizzo’s best outfits, both on and off the red carpet.
1. Black Sequined Ballgown
On Jan 26, 2020 we saw Lizzo in a black sequined ballgown made by Christian Siriano and the jewels were by Lorraine Schwartz as she performed “Truth Hurts” and “Cuz I Love You” at the opening of the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
2. Same night, different outfit
During the same Grammy Awards on Jan 26, 2020, the singer took pictures with her Grammys in her custom Versace dress and those stunning Lorraine Schwartz earrings sealed the deal.
3. Glowing in White
Rumors have it that this Atelier Versace dress was hand embellished with Swarovski crystals and it took about two months to complete this dress. She topped off her look for the night with a faux-fur stole and wore almost $2 million dollars’ worth of jewels from Lorraine Schwartz.
4. ’70s Inspired
Lizzo had just won the “entertainer of the year” award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Feb 22, 2020. She wore a simple custom Mary Katrantzou dress with a rockin’ afro.
5. Pretty in Pink
In 2020, Lizzo was on the cover of Vogue. One of her looks for the magazine is in this beautiful pink dress.
6. The Tiniest Purse in the World!
November 24th 2019, Lizzo featured one of the smallest purses in the world in her off-the-shoulder cream gown. Lizzo loves these mini bags and she got this one from Valentino and her statement jewels from Lorraine Schwartz.
7. The Show Stopper
We absolutely love this show stopper Lizzo wore while performing at the American Music Awards on November 24, 2019. This pink high slit gown is by Dauxilly.
8. The Billboard Outfits
Lizzo was on the cover of the Billboard 2020 Grammy’s issue. Although all of the outfits she wore for the feature are incredible, we especially love this floral look.
9. The Siren
Lizzo wore this fun red “Siren” look and a matching boa by Moschino.
10. Wakanda Sheik
Back in 2018, Lizzo showed up to a 2 Dope Queens celebration in a Wakanda inspired outfit.
Lizzo Outfits: Daring Edition (and there’s a lot of them!)
1. Sheer & See-through
Lizzo is known for showing off her body. She does that here in a see through sheer dress when she was in LA for Cardi B’s 29th birthday party.
Who can forget this super daring outfit that Lizzo rocked at a Laker’s game? From the front, the shirt dress looks about normal. But the back? Whoo, it showed off the singer’s back side in a thong, in full view! Not only did Lizzo show up in this outfit, but she also twerked in it at the game. Needless to say this moment went viral and sparked a debate about if the outfit was appropriate for the event.
3. Snow White, Lizzo Edition
At the 2019 Grammy party, Lizzo wore a white marabou see-through look with just enough pieces to cover her private parts.
4. Don’t be a Drag…
Lizzo knows how to do fun outfits, including this “Don’t be a Drag, just be a Queen” one.
5. Longest Braids in the World?
One of the multiple looks Lizzo had for the “Rumors” music video included 43 and half foot braids! The braids are allegedly the longest braids in the world, and it took 4 people to carry them.
6. J.Lo 2.0
Lizzo took inspiration from J.Lo’s famous green dress.
7. Birthday Suit
By now, we know Lizzo loves sheer, see-through outfits. She rocked this one for her birthday.
8. Puff, Puff, Puffy
This one his half darling and half daring. Lizzo was in full bloom on this cover of Essence magazine.
9. Lady of Honor
Half dressed, half naked? Leave it to Lizzo to make a flag outfit look this outrageous!