17 Photos Of Miley Cyrus That Look Nothing Like Her Current, Twerking Self
As difficult as it is to remember in the midst of her current less-is-more style and utterly confounding ensembles, Miley Cyrus wasn't always the attention-seeking star she is today. In fact, Miley Cyrus was once indistinguishable from her Disney-approved alter ago, Hannah Montana. Cyrus wore clothes befitting an early aughts teen, smiled for the camera instead of displaying her tongue, and *gasp* danced without twerking. Read on for 17 times Miley Cyrus looked nothing like the glitter-covered, pastie-wearing, boundary-pushing dame she is today.
In A Tartan Blazer, 2006
You’re eyes don’t deceive you: Cyrus once wore clothing that didn’t resemble a teddy bear or a costume from Flash Dance.
In A Beaded Purple Slip Dress, 2006
Doesn’t Cyrus look perfectly angelic in this beaded slip dress top and loose curls? However, this ensemble likely marks the last time she wore hearts un-ironically.
At The 2006 CMA's in A Mermaid Dress
It wouldn’t be wrong to call this dress mille feuille — it quite literally looks as if it contains a thousand layers.
In A Fringed Dress, 2006
Who is that Art Deco-inspired girl? Why, a pre-pastie Miley Cyrus, of course!
In Sequined Tank Top And Dark Jeans, 2006
A confident but nearly unrecognizable Cyrus struck a pose at a VH1 event in 2006.
In A Sheer Tank At The 2006 Monster House Premiere
So it began: Cyrus’s obsession with sheer clothing might actually be pinpointed to this very tank top, worn to a 2006 premiere.
In A Silver Tank And Trousers, 2006
Perhaps there’s no correlation, but it seems that Cyrus looks more cheerful and relaxed in pairings like this metallic tank and trousers than she does in bodysuits and over-the-knee boots.
In A Pink Tee, Flared Skirt And Chuck Taylor's, 2006
A youthful-looking Cyrus was in her element sporting this offbeat getup of a pink t-shirt, black leggings, a checkered skirt, and Chucks.
In Camouflage-Printed Capri Pants And A Tank Top, 2006
Two bygone trends in one nostalgic snap! Both the camouflage capri pants and large, portable home phones are now the stuff of reminiscent blog posts.
In Shorts And A Lace Tank Top, 2007
When was the last time Cyrus selected shorts that couldn’t double as skivvies for a red carpet appearance? This Disney World Resort event, it appears.
In Matching Aqua Tank And Boots, 2007
A newly blond Cyrus sported a matching sequined tank top and suede boots for a concert appearance in 2007.
In A Ruched Silk Dress For The 2007 People's Choice Awards
The convivial Cyrus struck a sweet pose lightyears away from her current tongue-focused signature on the People’s Choice Awards red carpet in 2007
In A Sequined Tank Dress At The 2007 Teen Choice Awards
Cyrus chose yet another beatific pose for the 2007 Teen Choice Awards red carpet. If only she still blew kisses at the paparazzi instead of attempting to lick them.
In A Black And White Sweater And Jeans At A New York Times Event, 2007
If you blinked in 2007, it’s likely you missed Cyrus’s appropriately dressed phase, demonstrated by this long-sleeved sweater and skinny jeans.
In A Sequined Black Shift Dress, 2007
The Wrecking Ball performer again favored a more demure look for the red carpet in this long-sleeved, sequined black shift. Perhaps there’s a happy medium between this level of prim coverage and her onesies?
In A Striped Sweater And Jeans, 2007
Between the textured waves, striped sweater, and skinny jeans, Cyrus looks nearly nothing like her current, insurgent self.
In A Star-Patterned Top, 2008
Is this the first camera capture of Miley Cyrus’ tongue? Even if it isn’t, Cyrus’ ensemble and laid-back style still appears miles from what the star currently favors.