Selena Gomez's Style Transformation, From Disney Princess To Stage And Screen Star

Some stars seem to attract the spotlight whether they enjoy the notoriety or not, and Selena Gomez is one of those stars. From her starring role on The Wizards of Waverly Place to the release of her hit "Come And Get It," and personal relationships including the equally infamous Justin Bieber, Gomez attracts media attention like no other. Her ultra-experimental fashion sense also places her front and center, ranging from Dolce & Gabbana lace sheaths to shimmering Atelier Versace. Read on for a rundown of Gomez's looks from sweet to sultry.

In A Black Tank Top And Jeans, 2007

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The Disney star struck an age-appropriate note in layered silver necklaces, a black tank top, and artfully printed jeans.

In A Vest And Patterned Top, 2007

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The performer indulged in the ill-fated vest-and-tank trend of the early aughts.

In A Vest And Black Tee, 2007

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Having found herself infatuated with vests, the starlet selected a denim version, pairing it with a relaxed v-neck tee and jeans.

In A Grecian Gown, 2008

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What a difference a year makes! The singer traded in her questionable vests for a beautifully draped grecian gown to walk the red carpet in 2008.

In An Embellished LBD, 2008

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The actress attended a St. Jude philanthropic event clad in a little black dress with am intricately embellished neckline.

In A Strapless Tulle Gown, 2008

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Gomez appeared to be en route to prom in this voluminous black tulle gown in 2008.

In A White Tank And Jeans, 2008

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A white tank top and jeans demonstrated the actress’s loyalty to laid-back basics.

In A Fuchsia Ball Gown, 2009

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The actress struck a more sophisticated note in a a bow-embellished strapless fuchsia ball gown, which she wore to a UNICEF and Baccarat event in 2009.

In A Peach Chiffon Gown, 2009

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The performer snagged a Year In Television Comedy Actress ALMA award in 2009 for her work on The Wizards Of Waverly Place, securing further critical acclaim for the crystal-embellished peach silk gown she wore to accept it.

In Marchesa At The 2009 Creative Arts Emmys

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A sweeping strapless, ruched, bead-embellished Marchesa perfectly set off the actress’s loose updo and simple makeup for the 2009 Creative Arts Emmys.

In Reem Acra At The MTV Video Awards in 2010

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A draped silver strapless Reem Acra gown gave Gomez a decidedly sci-fi look — and a sultry one at that — for the 2010 MTV Video Awards.

In A White Gown At The 2010 NAACP Image Awards

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A simple white column and lightly curled updo gave Gomez easy allure for the 2010 NAACP Image Awards.

In A Ruffled Top And Skinny Jeans, 2010

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The singer struck a pose at a promotional event in an elegant, cosmopolitan getup of a pale ruffled blouse and dark-wash skinny jeans. She may have looked older than her years, but the resulting ensemble was timeless.

In Giorgio Armani For The 2011 American Music Awards

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A pale grey satin Giorgio Armani gown evoked Old Hollywood glamour at the 2011 AMA’s.

In Atelier Versace At The 2012 Venice Film Festival

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Gomez’s intricately detailed pastel Atelier Versace gown hit a cinematic note at the 2012 Venice Film Festival.

In Dolce And Gabbana, 2012

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The star looked luminous in Dolce and Gabbana’s black lace and gilded embellishment at The 2012 Venice Film Festival.

In A Revealing Black Dress, 2013

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The star looked determined to be perceived as an adult in this daring cut-out cocktail dress.

In Red Satin And Black Lace, 2013

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Gomez amped up her look with a vamp twist in this red satin and black lace ensemble.

In Atelier Versace At The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

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An inky blue Atelier Versace gown gave the audience an unexpected peek at Gomez’s lace-adorned undergarments at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

In Diane von Furstenberg At The 2014 Met Ball

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A beautifully adorned Gomez strolled down the 2014 Met Ball’s red carpet in this elegant berry-toned Diane von Furstenberg number.

In Emilio Pucci, 2014

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Though the neckline was plunging, this beautifully beaded, champagne-hued Emilio Pucci gown was just the thing for a dramatic appearance at Vanity Fair’s Oscars celebration.