The singer is renowned for her love of an LBD but surprised everyone by opting for a red floral number as she arrived at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
While the vast majority of stars at this year's Grammys were American, she was flying the flag for British music on the red carpet.
Adele - who has been nominated in the Best Pop Solo Performance category for 'Set Fire to the Rain (Live)' - was the queen of last year's Grammys ceremony when she bagged herself six gongs.
This year's bash marks Adele's second official outing in nearly a month - she was also at the Golden Globes after going into hiding following the birth of her son.
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