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:
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
The singer and actress brought the glam in a one-shoulder Giambattista Valli peplum robe.
three. Device GUN KELLY
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.