The 2020 VMAs could not have experienced a classic pink carpet with attendees strutting to the roar of wildly screaming enthusiasts in the qualifications, but the style even now shipped. Presenters, nominees and winners served appears to be — remotely or in audience-less spaces scattered all over New York City — ranging from formal to full-on everyday.

Throughout a are living pre-exhibit, a segment dubbed “VMA Fashion Flashbacks” was a nostalgic attempt to remind us of the award show’s iconic style moments pre-coronavirus, when celebs could walk the pink carpet without needing to worry about masks and social distancing: Lizzo scorching in a custom pink-sequin Moschino column, Cardi B in a white cone-bra jumpsuit by Christian Siriano, Taylor Swift glittering in a colourful Versace blazer and thigh-large boots.

But these flashbacks also reminded us that the VMAs pink carpet has often been about style moments that flaunt individual model with a severe facet of carefree preening. And that spirit even now glimmered even with the remoteness of it all.

Listed here are some of the most stylish moments of the night:

1. DABABY

DaBaby rocks the digital pink carpet at the 2020 VMAs.

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The “Rockstar” rapper wore his enjoy of logos on his sleeve (actually): a Dolce & Gabbana cap, a Supreme jacket and Louis Vuitton shorts.

2. SOFIA CARSON

Sofia Carson
Sofia Carson at the 2020 VMAs.Getty Photographs for MTV

The singer and actress brought the glam in a one-shoulder Giambattista Valli peplum robe.

three. Device GUN KELLY

Machine Gun Kelly, winner of best alternative video.
Device Gun Kelly, winner of greatest different video, at the 2020 VMAs.Getty Photographs for MTV

The rapper-singer and actor acknowledged his Moon Person for greatest different new music video in a scorching pink Berluti double-breasted fit styled with a matching sleeveless turtleneck underneath. Alternative? Certainly. Profitable? Significant certainly!

4. NICOLE RICHIE

Nicole Richie at the 2020 VMAs.
Nicole Richie at the 2020 VMAs.Getty Photographs for MTV

The style plate — whose alter moi Nikki Fre$h took about the digital pink carpet tonight — served punk princess vibes in a sturdy-shouldered chartreuse minidress full with a coach and spiky bejeweled headband. She unveiled that she chose the gown for its shade as a nod to her approaching socially acutely aware album, which is all about “organic greens.”

five. JOEY KING

Actress Joey King, star of Netflix's
Actress Joey King, star of Netflix’s “The Kissing Booth” and Hulu’s “The Act.”BACKGRID

Opting for a drop-inspired floral Versace mini-gown, the actress — who was on hand to existing — endearingly shared the secret styling tips she made use of to obtain her look: Spanx, plenty of make-up on her legs “so they look shiny” and extensions. We stan an straightforward Joey King.

six. MILEY CYRUS

Miley Cyrus strikes her signature pose at the 2020 VMAs.
Miley Cyrus strikes her signature pose at the 2020 VMAs.Vijat Mohindra/MTV VMAs 2020 by means of

Genuine to the style icon’s penchant for bare dressing, Cyrus sizzled in a sheer, strapless, sparkly Mugler robe styled with matching gloves.

seven. KEKE PALMER

VMAs 2020 host Keke Palmer.
VMAs 2020 host Keke Palmer.Photo Illustration by Frazer Har

The host served up an eclectic giving of appears to be, but this feathery frock was a welcome dose of whimsy.

8. Girl GAGA

Accepting the Moon Person for greatest collaboration for her and Ariana Grande’s hit one “Rain on Me,” Gaga’s rainbow shredded robe, full with a scorching pink mask, was an eye-popping mix of general performance artwork, style and function.

9. DOJA CAT

Dojo Cat on the VMAs 2020 virtual red carpet.
Doja Cat on the VMAs 2020 digital pink carpetGetty Photographs for RCA

Pink carpet or not, it is not the VMAs without physique-hugging chainmail, a plunging neckline and some significantly pretty jewels. Doja Cat showed us how it is carried out in this Versace mini-gown.

10. MALUMA

Maluma sings his new single at the 2020 VMAs.
Maluma sings his new one at the 2020 VMAs.Getty Photographs for MTV

Monochromatic anything is a daring look — but in highlighter yellow, it is even bolder. It is also proof that the greatest Latin new music video receiver was a dazzling location of the night.

11. TAYLOR SWIFT

Taylor Swift won best director for
Taylor Swift gained greatest director for “The Man” at the 2020 VMAs.AP

Embracing the comforts of quarantine, Swift ditched her signature sparkle and alternatively acknowledged her speech from a remote area dressed in a blue striped button-down. Topped with curly bangs and with buttons undone for a everyday result, she personifies cozy chic.

13. BELLA HADID

Bella Hadid introduced the new Tricon award at the 2020 VMAs.
Bella Hadid introduced the new Tricon award at the 2020 VMAs.Getty Photographs for MTV

No one loves a ’90s style second a lot more than Bella Hadid. On hand to existing, the supermodel opted for a small, sheer black bodysuit and trouser by Nensi Dojaka.