Jan. 18, 2012 at 3:13 PM ET
Was Miley Cyrus in need of a makeover?
The singer won raves for her choice of fashions at the People's Choice Awards on Jan. 11, and now In Touch is providing its own insight into her "pared-down physique."
The magazine quotes a pal of the teen queen who says Cyrus enlisted the help of a nutritionist, chef and her old personal trainer to get into bikini-ready shape ahead of a recent Hawaiian getaway with boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.
"Miley probably spent $50,000 to lose 15 pounds in a few weeks," the friend tells In Touch. "She didn’t care what it cost as long as she looked good!"
E! Online complimented Cyrus for her white David Koma dress, a "sophisticated and clean look" which was "a far departure from Miley's more predictable styles, which are usually supersexy, boho or edgy rocker."
We'll keep you posted on Miley's fashions and fitness going forward. Seems she's paying attention, too. Her Twitter page description quotes The Smiths -- "I am human and I need to be loved. Just like everybody else does" -- and she approved of this red-carpet love: