Celebrity The Year's Biggest Style Risks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on November 29, 2012 @ 03:44PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for LACMA The Year's Biggest Style Risks 01 of 08 The Year's Biggest Style Risks Landov; Getty Images (2) From Miley Cyrus's dramatic transformation out of teenhood to Angelina Jolie's right leg's introduction on the red carpet and Nicki Minaj's everyday-is-a-photo-op wardrobe, these stars-along with several others-know how to leave the traditional behind. Take a look back at this year's most memorable risk-takers in the gallery now. 02 of 08 Florence Welch's Print on Print Danny Martindale/FilmMagic Never one to hold back, the British songstress chose to pair bold pieces from Miu Miu's fall 2012 collection for the 69th Annual Venice Film Festival in August. 03 of 08 Kelly Osbourne's Citrus Splash Eugene Gologursky/WireImage The reality star and TV personality hit New York Fashion Week to attend designer friend Chris Benz's spring 2013 show in September in an eye-popping color-block ensemble, complete with a towering mauve top-knot. 04 of 08 Nicki Minaj's Military-Inspired Sheer Look Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images The winner of best female video attended the MTV Video Music Awards in September in a lace Versace bodysuit with light-up beading that outlined her curvacious frame. 05 of 08 Angelina Jolie's Right Leg Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images The actress wowed on the Oscar red carpet in a velvet Atelier Versace design with a sexy slit that showed off a single gam-and set off an online explosion via Twitter (amassing 12,000 followers within a few hours of the feed going live), Tumblr and Internet memes. 06 of 08 Lady Gaga's Retro Moment Dave Benett/Hulton Archive/Getty Images; INFphoto For the first time since Liz Hurley donned it in 1994, the iconic Gianni Versace safety-pin dress stepped out again in October when Lady Gaga wore the infamous black silk crepe creation during her visit to Milan to meet Donatella Versace. 07 of 08 Miley Cyrus's '90s Revival Reuters/Mario Anzuoni/Landov; PacificCoastNews We know what Miley Cyrus did last summer: The former Disney pop star slowly transitioned out of her teens and mini-dresses to flannel, denim cut-offs and platform combat boots. The final straw in her throwback transformation? A dramatic haircut last August reminiscent of Mary Stuart Masterson in Some Kind of Wonderful. 08 of 08 Jennifer's Sexy Neckline Charley Gallay/Getty Images for LACMA Hello, Jen! The actress showed off a killer body alongside fiancé Justin Theroux in a black silk Tom Ford dress with an ultra-deep plunging neckline at the LACMA Art & Film Gala in October.