Year: 1997

By the time Aaliyah’s senior prom came around, her professional career was already in full swing. However the singer put on jeans for the event claiming, “I hate skirts...I wear skirts when I go to church.”

At the last minute she decided to change into a white gown, but her wardrobe choice showed just how much she valued normalcy. She once told a reporter, “The whole thing about this business is you can’t lose your sense of self.”