Carrie Underwood has come a long way since her days as the jeans-wearing ingenue on American Idol. Since breaking onto the scene in 2005, the country star has honed her red carpet choices to ones that perfectly embody her Oklahoma roots and her glam sense of style. See some of her best red carpet moments and most stunning dresses through the years.
"I dress to fit my mood and the event that I am at. . . . If I'm doing something more formal, like hitting the red carpet, I want to look more ladylike," Underwood (in Badgley Mischka at American Idol's Season 11 finale) tells Us.