Janet Jackson’s Style Transformation Through the Years

  • Janet Jackson 1978

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  • Janet Jackson 1982

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  • Janet Jackson 1985

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  • Janet Jackson 1990

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  • Janet Jackson 1993

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  • Janet Jackson 1995

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  • Janet Jackson 1997

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  • Janet Jackson 2001

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  • Janet Jackson 2004

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  • Janet Jackson 2006

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  • Janet Jackson 2012

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  • Janet Jackson 2013

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On September 19, 1989 Janet Jackson’s monster album Rhythm Nation 1814 was released, making 2014 the 25th anniversary of the seminal record. Janet’s incredible style evolution over the nearly 40 years she’s been in the public eye makes her the perfect candidate for Transformation Tuesday. With every album and every awards show Janet was always keen on showing a fresh new style, influencing the biggest stars of today with both her music and fashion.

Janet’s looks have ranged from the military chic of the “Rhythm Nation” music video, to the braids of Poetic Justice, the sensual red curls of The Velvet Rope, to the incredible abs she showed off in the “All For You” video. No matter what wild style Janet tries, we always thinks she looks incredible.

Check out the pop icon and her style evolution in the gallery above.

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