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Beyoncé's best red carpet moments, from Destiny's Child to 'Lemonade'

It’s never shocking when Beyoncé makes all the red carpet “best dressed” lists.

Being a style icon for well over a decade, Beyoncé has impressed fans with her outfits, inspiring them to emulate her iconic looks.

But in the end, it’s Beyoncé (and Beyoncé alone) who can truly rock these looks, from her daring avant-garde outfits to her elegant style moments at glamorous red carpet events.

Though it’s nearly impossible to narrow down her best looks over the years -- since, let’s face it, there are too many -- here are some of Queen Bey's best red carpet moments, from her Destiny’s Child days to her earth-shattering “Lemonade” style.

Foxxy and shimmering

Channeling her inner Foxxy Cleopatra, Beyoncé rocked a
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Channeling her inner Foxxy Cleopatra, Beyoncé rocked a gold sparkling mini dress and curly locks at the 2002 premiere of "Austin Powers in Goldmember."

Pure glamour on the red carpet

Beyoncé's vintage Versace dress she sported at the
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Beyoncé's vintage Versace dress she sported at the 2005 Oscars was simple yet elegant, fitting the singer's frame perfectly. And the best accessory? Her now-husband, Jay-Z.

Stunning in floral

Beyoncé sported this ballgown with embroidered floral detailing
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Beyoncé sported this ballgown with embroidered floral detailing to the 2003 Golden Globe Awards.

The original corset dress?

Beyoncé's playful corset/mullet dress at the MTV Movie
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Beyoncé's playful corset/mullet dress at the MTV Movie Awards may not be something she'd rock today, but for a 2003 look, this is total perfection.

Blinged out at the Grammys

This look from the 2006 Grammys has just
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This look from the 2006 Grammys has just the right amount of sparkle. Beyoncé's natural-colored, strapless dress with rhinestone detailing is paired with bold chandelier earrings and a high ponytail for a glamorous look.

Going for the (literal) gold

Beyoncé doesn't shy away from bold or metallic
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Beyoncé doesn't shy away from bold or metallic looks, and this gold number from the 2004 Grammy Awards is no exception. The combination of the bib necklace and daring back made this dress a sure standout.

Glamorous Grecian goddess

Beyoncé was definitely channeling her inner Athenian goddess
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Beyoncé was definitely channeling her inner Athenian goddess at the 2007 amFAR gala, sporting this V-neck dress with a sparkling empire waist.

Avant-garde at the VMAs

Beyoncé's most recent red carpet stunner was at
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Beyoncé's most recent red carpet stunner was at the 2016 Video Music Awards, where she sported this sheer Francesco Scognamiglio gown with major feather detailing.

Fairy tale inspiration

Cinderella must have been on Elie Saab's mind
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Cinderella must have been on Elie Saab's mind when he designed this silver sequin and blue tulle ballgown, because Beyoncé looked as elegant as a princess at the 2008 Grammys.

Heavy metallic

Beyoncé literally outshone the red carpet in this
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Beyoncé literally outshone the red carpet in this stunning Dolce & Gabbana gown at the 2007 BET Awards.

Glamour at the Golden Globes

Beyoncé is known for making a statement everywhere
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Beyoncé is known for making a statement everywhere she goes, and award shows are no exception. She clearly stole the show with this elegant yet daring Elie Saab gown at the 2009 Golden Globes.

The naked dress that dropped jaws

This Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci haute couture dress
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This Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci haute couture dress created major buzz at the 2015 Met Gala.

Bold in red

Though the 2009 VMAs are remembered for another
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Though the 2009 VMAs are remembered for another incident -- where Beyoncé had the best video of all time -- the singer still took home a Moonman and sported this bold, low-cut red minidress while posing with her award.

Shining in sequins

This gold sequined dress by Elie Saab sparkled
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This gold sequined dress by Elie Saab sparkled just as bright as the 2007 Golden Globe Awards.

Glowing in red

Who can forget Beyoncé's major announcement at the
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Who can forget Beyoncé's major announcement at the 2011 Video Music Awards, when she shared with the world she was expecting a child, Blue Ivy. The singer glowed while showing off her pregnant tummy in this one-shoulder red dress.

Feathers and lace at the Met Gala

The Met Gala is one of the best
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The Met Gala is one of the best red carpets to find daring, avant-garde looks, and Beyoncé always delivers. At the 2012 gala, the singer arrived in this black lace Givenchy dress with a dramatic purple feather train.

Sleek in black and gold

Beyoncé rocked this black mermaid-style dress with metallic
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Beyoncé rocked this black mermaid-style dress with metallic gold accents at the 2009 Academy Awards.

Daring lace at the Grammys

Although many artists went home that night winners
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Although many artists went home that night winners of the most prestigious music award, it was Beyoncé who stole the show in this Michael Costello gown at the 2014 Grammys. The lace and sheer paneling made this dress one of the songstress' most talked-about looks.

Shimmering from head to toe

Although Beyoncé's fitted Stephane Rolland dress made a
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Although Beyoncé's fitted Stephane Rolland dress made a mark on the 2010 Grammys red carpet, it was the glitter highlights in her hair that made this outfit truly sparkle.

Sparkling and sheer

Beyoncé turned heads at the 2014 Met Gala
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Beyoncé turned heads at the 2014 Met Gala with this sheer and sparkling black gown by Givenchy, paired with a fishnet veil.

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