Joan Rivers' Best, Craziest Fashion Moments, To Celebrate A Life Of Perfectly Outrageous Style

Joan Rivers' style was as over-the-top and bonkers as her humor. This legendary comedienne wrote the book on dressing for comedy, no doubt with a hand encrusted in gaudy costume jewelry. From flamboyant furs, to boulder-sized stones adorning her neck, to sparkles aplenty, Joan Rivers' craziest fashion moments formed an integral part of her grizzled fancy lady persona. Nothing wrong with some light camp.

If I were to describe her style in two words, it would be "cartoonish opulence," perfect for a woman who has become famous for taking the Hollywood red carpet down a peg. So, without further ado, here are Joan Rivers' most gloriously insane fashion moments, to celebrate the star's amazingly stylish life. Alternatively titled: Rhapsody In Sequins And Heavy Jewelry.

by Samantha Matthews

Black and Metallics

A statement necklace to put all other statement necklaces to shame.

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The Statement Coat

Rivers loved her coats big and made completely of fur.

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Two Times The Fur


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Stripes and Statement Pieces

Another day, another absolutely flawless statement necklace.

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Sparkle Motion

No one will ever do sequins quite as well as Joan Rivers did.

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Prints On Prints On Prints

On anyone but Rivers, this metallic blazer and statement necklace combo would have been a disaster — but she pulls it off flawlessly.

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Leather Edge

Rivers’ version of rocker-chic obviously includes a blazer and statement necklace.

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Mixed Metals

That old-hat rule about silver and gold clashing is for the birds. This lady’s number one fashion commandment was obviously “never enough shimmer.”

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Pink and Black

A rare departure from her sequins, this pink fur coat provided a moment of softness for Rivers’ look.

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Another Day, Another Fur

This oversized fur coat makes a larger than life statement, just like Rivers.

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A Pop Of Color

Love, love, love that bold green clutch.

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Oversized Fur

Rest in peace, Joan Rivers. May we all grow up to be as stylish as you were.

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