22/12/2016 9:41 PM AEDT | Updated 23/12/2016 12:39 AM AEDT

The 22 Most Outrageous Red Carpet Looks Of 2016

It's been a wild ride.

We fashion enthusiasts live for red carpet moments that take our breath away, reminding us why we care about what celebrities wear to events in the first place. 

This look was one of those moments: 

Some others, exhibited below, are not. 

In 2016, celebrities the world over stepped out in looks that left us scratching our heads, looking on in utter amazement and thinking, “How did they do that? WHY did they do that?” 

There were thigh-high slits and nearly naked wardrobe malfunctions waiting to happen. There was big hair, tiny tops and, of course, Nev Schulman’s nearly-naked fiancée, Laura Perlongo.

In short, 2016 was made even more outrageous than it was on its own thanks to the 22 daring outfits below. We’re looking at you, Lady Gaga.