Audrina Patridge's Style Transformation

The Cali native was discovered poolside at her downtown L.A. apartment in 2006 — and in a matter of weeks, she was filming the first season of MTV's hit reality series, The Hills. Five years later, she's still working non-stop to establish a career as a model and actress, and it's paying off: She landed her own VH1 series, aptly titled Audrina. We press rewind to watch the drama-queen's past style hits and misses.


August 2006

As The Hills' first season had just begun, Patridge looked innocent enough in a ruched gray cocktail dress at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards.
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May 2007

The reality star arrived at Diesel's flagship store opening in L.A. sporting a white vest and black skinny jeans by the label. Patridge told reporters she loved Diesel's edgy-rocker look so much, she'd convinced her costars to buy leather jackets from the collection.
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October 2007

Patridge and her Hills costar Brody Jenner hosted the grand opening of Delta's SKY360 Lounge — sporting a flight attendant look herself — in New York City.
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May 2008

At Maxim's 2008 Hot 100 Party, the reality star showed off her svelte figure and California tan in a pale yellow Hervé Léger dress. Patridge, who would later pose for the magazine's November 2008 cover, was all smiles with her "Hot Ranking" of No. 74.
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September 2008

Patridge arrived at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards rocking a champagne sequin mini-dress with a chiffon bubble skirt.
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February 2009

Looking stunning at the Grammy Awards, Patridge wore a long strapless Tadashi gown paired with a black patent clutch by Alexander McQueen. The bright teal color paired with the simple gold earrings and messy side chignon was an unexpected diversion from her California casual look.
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May 2009

The reality star really sparkled at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards in this one-shouldered Joey Tierney Couture sequin dress — which was perfectly paired with Louboutin d'Orsay pumps and anAlexander McQueen clutch.
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June 2009

Patridge wore a sleek black Alexander McQueen cutout LBD paired with mimicking Gucci Iman heels to the 20th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards.
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December 2009

At the Hollywood premiere of Avatar, Patridge channeled the film's blue-colored creatures with this sparkly cropped pantsuit.
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July 2010

Although she kissed her life on The Hills goodbye, Patridge certainly showed no signs of giving up the spotlight. The reality star arrived at MTV's The Hills Live: A Hollywood Ending Finale in a fuchsia cutout mini-dress by Boulee that had all eyes — and lenses — on her.
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September 2010

After performing on the Season 11 premiere of Dancing With The Stars, Patridge scored a 19 out of 30 for her cha-cha number. Her bright yellow barely-there costume — complete with fringe and rhinestones — may not have helped her ranking.
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November 2010

At Sheryl Crow's Breast Cancer Awareness benefit concert, Patridge wore an Archive 1887 "Bob Dylan Letterbox" cropped tee paired with a black blazer, and skinny jeans. The reality star has also offered her own contributions to breast cancer education through her work with Yoplait's "Know Your Girls" campaign.
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April 2011

Patridge plugged her VH1 reality show, Audrina at the annual Reality Rocks Expo television showcase in this color-blocked frock.
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