Adele Forgets Her Own Lyrics, Is $131M Richer

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Adele needs no introduction. We all know who she is (she's Adele), where she comes from (the other siiiide), how rich she is (ahem), and what she's about (soundtracks to our Sunday Scaries and the occasional swear word if she forgets a lyric or two). But today, we need to give credit where credit is due: Has anyone else noticed her style comeback? Her days of all black, all the time are in the past; now, it's all about jewel tones.

Jewel tones are a great way for someone — yes, even you — to ease more color into a wardrobe. And Adele's done a pretty good job so far, by way of rich blue and magenta hues from designers such as Burberry and Giambattista Valli. Ahead, we're looking at her days of 19 all the way up to 21. Adele's style is back and saying... Hello.
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Because when you forget your own lyrics, why not do it in style?
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For when you want to show some shoulder but make sure not to get too cold, just try a slit.
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We're being totally serious when we say this: Miss Frizzle, you need this dress in your life.
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We haven't seen a horseshoe neckline like that in a while. This Giambattista Valli number is just the refresher we needed.
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Because singing next to a piano in front of millions of people calls for a gown that sweeps the floor. Sorry, it just does.
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"Oh! Those old things? Those are just me tassels!" she shouts at the paparazzi as she makes her way to her next appearance.
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A trending songstress in a trending skate shoe — something about this is just too perfect.
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This runway-inspired Burberry ensemble makes jewel tones a desirable color palette for any weather.
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"Here, take this. It's Céline.”
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Maybe her arms were just really, really cold.
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Adele bundled up is all of us.
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Blavy always wins. Always.
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All black everyth...oh wait, those shoes are maroon.
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Okay, now we can say it: all-black everything.
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Hello, festival style.
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Here, we have Adele peacocking in a peacock-inspired dress. Too meta?
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We wonder how many hands it took to sew those beads on. And then we wonder where we can get our hands on one.
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We're still confused as to why she didn't win a Grammy for this Valentino Couture number. But we guess Best Pop Solo Performance will suffice.
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Something in her face tells us she knew how chic she looked that night.
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Remember when this dress sparked rumors of a Burberry x Adele clothing line? Us neither, but we're into that embroidery.
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Perfection. Just sparkly perfection.
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Another black dress, but this time, with a touch of lace to keep things amicable.
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Tie-dye for the win.
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Think of those bits of extra fabric as culottes for your elbows. (Sometimes elbows need a little breathing room, too.)
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Hair pulled back, smoky eye — Adele is about to set fire to the rain.
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Throwing it back to the Victorian era, we see.
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An outfit perfect for a night at the ballet, or, you know, VH1 Divas Live.
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Nowadays, seeing Adele in earrings that long is like seeing a teacher outside of school.
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Looks like black has been her good luck charm since the beginning. Makes sense.
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And sometimes, when you don't have a lapel, a brooch can serve as a great centerpiece.