As Ashley recently (and hilariously) chronicled, Carrie Underwood isn’t exactly known for being a risk-taker. It can be tough, then, to extract any one thing out of an Underwood photo shoot and call it a favorite.

But we’re starting to wonder if perhaps Ms. Underwood read our own Cardiff’s brilliant deconstruction of her red carpet style, because in her photo shoot for the June issue of Glamour, the singer wears colors other than beige, textures other than sparkle, and even — do I dare? — takes a sartorial risk or two. Behold:

Photos by Ben Watts via Glamour