Sam Smith's Daring Fashion Evolution: Ranking Their Most Iconic Award Outfits

From lace elegance to latex boldness.


Sam Smith is a well-known British songwriter and singer with popular hits such as Stay with Me, Fire on Fire, Unholy, and I’m not the only one. This 31-year-old soul singer has earned numerous awards, including five Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, and an American Music Award due to their pop music and Soulful Ballads. No, we are not forgetting the Golden Globe and an Academy Award! 

However, recently, they have been making headlines with their bold and daring fashion approach ever since they have overcome their body dysmorphia, and we are here for it. So, as a fashion enthusiast, let’s rank some of the most famous and unique outfits they have worn over the years. 

GQ Men of the Year Awards 2019 Red Carpet

This “Unholy” singer walked the GQ Men of the Year red carpet in 2019, wearing a slim black suit, a black lace undershirt, and Gucci heeled boots after just coming out as nonbinary during an interview. They even shared a bold fashion moment on social media in a now-deleted post with the caption, “Tonight I wore heels for the first time to an award show."



Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards 2019

A month after rocking heeled boots and a black lace undershirt, Sam Smith chose to wear a sheer, lacy green two-piece, looking all glamorous and fashionable as they received the honor of Person of the Year. This bold outfit is remembered as their one of the bold and unique looks. This look showcased Smith’s nonbinary expression and their fearless approach to fashion. 



Brit Awards 2023 Latex Balloon Suit

This soul singer made a bold fashion statement at Brit Awards 2023 wearing a latex balloon suit designed by Harikrishnan Keezhathil Surendran Pillai. He spoke to WWD, about the inspiration behind this fearless look, "Sam was having a lot of hate comments recently after 'Unholy' about their body image," Pillai said.



In the realm of music and style, Sam Smith has not only conquered the charts but also fearlessly redefined fashion norms. From lace to latex, their award outfits stand as symbols of self-expression. As we applaud their journey, Smith continues to inspire a new era of inclusive and daring glamour.