Lady Gaga's shock-and-awe style

Updated 7:23 AM ET, Wed September 30, 2015
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Lady Gaga set social media afire with her look on the 87th Annual Academy Awards red carpet. It's just one of her many amazing fashion displays. Click through for more. Jason Merritt/Getty Images
The singer donned a more sedate, floaty white ensemble for her performance at the 87th Annual Academy Awards held in February in Hollywood. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
She donned a sparkly Brandon Maxwell dress for her duet with Tony Bennett at the Grammys on February 8 in Los Angeles, California. Michael Tran/FilmMagic
Lady Gaga gave a performance at the 2014 SXSW festival that included "vomit art," which she later explained at a keynote address was all about promoting the freedom of artistic expression. "Things that are really, really strange and feel really wrong can really change the world," she said. "I'm not saying vomit's going to change the world. ... It's truly just what we wanted to create and do." Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW/File
On November 10, 2013, Lady Gaga took one small step for fashion-kind and debuted a "flying dress," essentially a hovercraft-like device, called Volantis. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for 42 West
Some observers might've cried fowl when they spotted Lady Gaga's outfit in Berlin on October 24, 2013. Fame Pictures
Lady Gaga rocks a mustache at the pre-listening fan event for her album "ARTPOP" in Berlin on October 24. Anita Bugge/WireImage/Getty Images
Lady Gaga arrives at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Berlin on October 23, 2013. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images/file
Gaga stays under cover with a mask while in New York on September 7, 2013. Fame Pictures
Lady Gaga went with an all-white look -- sans footwear -- while in Berlin on October 24, 2013. Fame Pictures
If Mary Poppins were also a mermaid, we imagine she'd look something like Lady Gaga did while in London on August 28, 2013. X17Online
Lady Gaga rocks an eye-catching outfit as she lands in London on August 27, 2013. Fame Pictures
Lady Gaga performs at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images/MTV
Lady Gaga leaves the Chateau Marmont. Fame Pictures
After suffering a hip injury, Lady Gaga underwent a process called the Abramovic Method under the instruction of performance artist Marina Abramovic. In a Vimeo video of her experience, Lady Gaga hums, meditates in water and then walks through woods wearing nothing but a pair of boots. Marina Abramovic Institute
Lady Gaga speaks at The Rally during NYC Pride 2013 on June 28. Michael Stewart/WireImage
Lady Gaga drapes herself in pink on the catwalk at the Philip Treacy fashion show in 2012. Getty Images
Lady Gaga performing at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, in 2012. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
Lady Gaga surprised many at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards as she channeled her foul-mouthed, whisky-drinking, chain-smoking male alter-ago, Jo Calderone. Getty Images
Lady Gaga performing in Toronto in 2010. Lucas Oleniuk-Toronto Star/Getty
Lady Gaga dons her famous meat dress at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards. Getty Images
Lady Gaga performs on NBC News' "Today" show. Peter Kramer/NBC NewsWire/Getty
Lady Gaga poses in the press room at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2010. Michael Tran/FilmMagic/Getty
Lady Gaga onstage during the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2010. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Lady Gaga performs onstage in 2010 at Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris. FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images
Lady Gaga at Lollapalooza 2010 in Chicago. Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images
Lady Gaga performs at the Grammy Celebration Concert Tour in 2009. Chris Polk/FilmMagic/Getty
Lady Gaga performs on "Saturday Night Live" in 2009. Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Image
Lady Gaga accepts the award for best new artist from Eminem during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall. Christopher Polk/Getty Images
Lady Gaga performs at the 2009 launch of music video website VEVO in New York. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images
Lady Gaga at The Dame Ball Tour in Los Angeles. Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic/Getty
Lady Gaga arrives for the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Lady Gaga performs at the launch of V61 hosted by V Magazine, Marc Jacobs and Belvedere Vodka in 2009 in New York. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images
Lady Gaga poses in the press room at the Z100 Jingle Ball concert at Madison Square Garden in New York in 2008. AP Photo/Peter Kramer
Lady Gaga performs at Lollapalooza 2007. Jason Squires/WireImage/Getty