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Lady Gaga Channeled a Mermaid

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While the rest of the world is breaking out their most festive holiday coats and princess gowns, one celebrity is ignoring the calendar entirely and dressing as one would for a fancy beach party or a Little Mermaid–themed rave. If your mind didn't immediately jump to Lady Gaga, it's because you've likely been fooled by her recent spree of dressing like your average pop star, but no longer. Weird Gaga is back.

At today's Billboard Women in Music event, Lady Gaga accepted her award for Woman of the Year wearing what appeared to be a shiny silver bikini top and matching maxi skirt. Lest this allow you to assume the event was held in a warm climate such as Los Angeles, it was actually in chilly New York City, furthering the hope that we're on the cusp of a meat-dress-and-giant-egg renaissance.

As for the other celebrities who were in attendance, Selena Gomez wore a dress that somehow managed to combine both sparkles and feathers (as well as more seasonally appropriate tights), while Ciara wore a cutout-replete black minidress with a side train, and Demi Lovato and Lana Del Rey went with the now-standard black pantsuit. Scroll through the gallery to see the rest of the looks.