When Rihanna typically hits up the red carpet in most recent years, she does so while wearing an elaborate dress that often leaves very little to the imagination.

But if you jump back to some of Rihanna’s earlier red carpet appearances, you may find yourself shocked at the sense of style that she was trying to pull off.

It’s clear that Rihanna loved to accessorize, but that wasn’t enough to save her outfit in the eyes of many people.

After all, mixing casual jeans with the incredibly sparkly top and then fancy shoes, wasn’t exactly the best way to get all the eyes in the room drawn to you. We’re sure if any member of the tabloid talked down to her, though, that she would just call them a “Rude Boy”!