Few celebrity transformations have been as stark -- or as quick -- as Miley Cyrus'. In a mere 12 months, the 20-year-old has completely ditched her squeaky clean Disney image in lieu of a more... subversive look.
While it's not unusual for young adults to grow into different styles as they mature, Miley's 180 caught us particularly off-guard. Was it really only January that we were praising the singer for her surprisingly-chic turn in that gorgeous David Koma dress at the People's Choice Awards? Things were looking so promising...
But that was only the very beginning of the year. The rest of 2012 saw the "Party In The U.S.A." singer trade in her pink pumps for Doc Martens, get engaged (that rock), suffer more than a few wardrobe malfunctions and chop off her hair -- like, all of it.
Click through the slideshow below to see just how Miley Cyrus went from bubbly-looking starlet to crotch-grabbing, punkster. And tell us: Which look do you prefer?
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