For years, the coronavirus pandemic effectively shut down Hollywood’s red carpets — but the tide is turning. 2022 has already seen some daring fashion looks via the VMAs, Emmys, BET Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, BAFTAs — and more than one wild look via live concerts.
Even 2021 with its COVID-affected stop and start schedules was able to deliver a few bold fashion moments.
Here are some of the most outré celebrity looks we’ve seen in recent years.
Here LaverneCox arrives at the Microsoft Theater’s 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 12, 2022.
Billy Porter makes a big statement at the 2022 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 20,22 in Los Angeles.
The actor was wearing Rick Owens, the designer’s fall 2022 ready–to-wear collection, from head to toe.
Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X is a musician who isn’t afraid of bold looks.
Here he attends the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center, Aug. 28, 2022 in Newark.
Tate McRae attends 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, Newark, New Jersey.
The (cavewoman-inspired?) look came courtesy of designer Niné.
Bebe Rexha, a singer, wore this bold Vivienne Westwood look at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards.
She paired it with platform shoes.
Justina Valentine is a great example of a woman who keeps her name straight.
Here she attends the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards held at Prudential Center, Aug. 28, 2022 in Newark.
A new sensation
Jung Ho-yeon attended the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California on March 13, 2022.
“A 19th-century bustle?” Vogue mused. “That’s precisely what Hoyeon Jung, model and star of Squid Game’, brought to the event’s red-carpet.”
Jared Leto attends Screen Actors Guild Awards, February 27, 2022 in Santa Monica (California).
According to reports, Gucci was the designer.
Billie Eilish wore Gucci at Los Angeles’ 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.
Even her mask is fashionable.
A rare fashion sighting in 2020
Alicia Keys wore a La Roxx croptop and matching bedazzled facial mask to the MTV Europe Music Awards on November 1, 2020.
Harry Styles is wearing a Gucci look at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Los Angeles.
Billy Porter takes flight
Here’s the actor Billy Porter At the 2019 Met Gala, a look inspired by ancient Egypt was worn. It featured a sequined, gold-leaf, large-sized gold wings, a gold headpiece and gold-leaf shoes. The ensemble was designed and created by Sam Ratelle (his stylist), in collaboration with The Blondes. Giuseppe Zanotti, designer, made Porter’s shoes.
Cardi B in Red
The red Thom Browne gown in scarlet red worn by the “Money” rapper at 2019 Met Gala included layers of red material, 30,000 feathers, and a custom bodice. Rubies worth $250,000.
Rihanna is all that glitters
The “Anti” singer wore a sheer, Swarovski-crystal-covered Adam Selman gown with a matching headpiece and a fur boa to the 2014 CFDA Awards.
She The Fashion Icon Award winner That evening.
Billy Porter chooses a gown
The 2019 Oscar outfit of Billy Porter made headlines. The actor and singer wore black velvet Christian Siriano dresses with matching tuxedo jackets.
Thom Browne is worn by Phoebe Bridgers, a musician to the 2021 Grammys.
“Thank you for making my look like an Aphrodite,” Lena Blau wrote to designer Meta Mizrahi on Instagram.
The event: The 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards will be held in Los Angeles, California on March 13, 2022.
Thanks to Pharrell Williams
At the 2014 Grammy Awards, Happy wore a vintage VivienneWestwood hat. He later The accessory was auctioned For charity
Fast food chain Arby’s has a similar logo featuring a hat. Bid $44,100 to win.
Kim Kardashian West: Kim Kardashian West is corsetted and covered with crystals
The beauty mogul wore under her nude, a corset that was crystal-covered. Thierry Mugler dress at the 2019 Met Gala. On InstagramThe star revealed that she had to learn how to wear a corset before she could wear it on the red carpet.
Lizzo: Red carpet red-y
To the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, the “Truth Hurts” singer wore a custom-made red sequined Moschino gown with the word “siren” printed all over it. With a diamond necklace, and a red and blue feather boa, she added glitz to her already glamorous look.
Christina Aguilera’s Dirty’-est ensemble
The famous singer wore a yellow-and-black bikini top and matching chaps (with the singer’s name on them) to a 2002 “TRL” performance at Brooklyn Bridge.
The look was created later. Kylie Jenner, reality TV star, recreated it At Aguilera’s request.
Sarah Jessica Parker: Nativity minded
The “Sex and the City” star’s 2018 Met Gala ensemble paired well with that year’s theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination.”
The actress’s Dolce & Gabbana look included a golden gown patterned with red hearts and religious icons on the sleeves. Parker wore a tiny, bejewelled headpiece with a nativity scene as a finishing touch.
Here Hailee Steinfeld attends 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards, Santa Monica, California on February 27, 2022.
The “Dickinson” star graced the red carpet in a gleaming black dress by Miu Miu — a custom number featuring a push-up-bra-inspired bodice.
Lady Gaga, where’s the beef?
Lady Gaga’s 2010 MTV Video Music Awards ensemble was entirely made from raw meat. Franc Fernandez designed the dress, shoes and purse, as well as the headpiece.
“I never dreamed I’d ask Cher to hold my meat purse,” The “Bad Romance”. singer said.
Beyoncé as Sasha Sheer
Arriving fashionably late at the 2015 Met Gala, after the red carpet had technically closed, Beyoncé showed up in this sheer, jewel-encrusted Givenchy number.
She finished the look with a high ponytail.
Helen Lasichanh: A new, slimmer silhouette
The model’s unusually shaped red Comme des Garçons dress was on-brand for the 2017 Met Gala. The theme was “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons – Art Of The Inbetween”.
Absolutely Emily Ratajkowski
After being re-elected, the model was in high demand. She was spotted walking her dog This large tan suit is paired with a crop top to show off your abs in this cropped top.
Lil Nas X: Zebra stripes, neon green
The “Old Town Road” rapper wore an orange, two-piece Christopher John Rogers Christopher John Rogers tuxedo for the 2019 American Music Awards. He layered his tuxedo over a shirt in zebra print and completed the look with matching opera gloves in zebra print.
It’s all good
Rapper DaBaby attends the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles wearing Dolce & Gabbana.
Miley Cyrus: Strapping in silver
Cyrus hosted the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. 11 different outfits were worn. The wildest look by “Malibu” was a custom silver Versace number with many buckles and straps, as well as a skirt of crystals.
She paired the wild metallic look with a pair silver boots over-the-knee.
Jennifer Lopez: The Versace gown
The “Dinero”, singer, was famously seen in a Versace gown with a plunging emerald-green hem to the 2000 Grammy Awards. During Milan Fashion Week 2019, Lopez Closed the Versace Show A similar green dress inspired from the iconic fashion house design.
Lupita Nyongo: A pearl in dress-dom
Lupita Nyongo, Actress, arrived at the 2015 Academy Awards wearing a dress made of 6,000 pearls.
Priyanka Chpra examines the best dressed list
Although she looks like a film noir sleuth at first glance, it’s not hard to see that Ralph Lauren designed the Met Gala gown for star “Isn’t It Romantic”. The actress from “Isn’t It Romantic” was Invited by the designer He wore his trench-coat gown, which featured a long train and an exaggerated collar.
Tyler the Creator
The “Earfquake”, rapper wore a custom Golf Le Fleur pink bellhop ensemble for the 2020 Grammy Awards. He completed the look by adding a suitcase, which he later revealed was full of clothing.
Framed in white
Noah Cyrus, dressed in Schiaparelli Couture and a black t-shirt, attends the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Los Angeles.
Angelina: An advantage over the competition
The internet sensation Jolie’s Versace black Versace dress and the actress’ powerful pose at the 2012 Academy Awards red-carpet were the result of her thigh high slit. Many fashion memes, and a Twitter account for parody These were created in memory of the actress’ visible right foot.
Post Malone: Like the rhinestone cowboy
Jerry Lee Atwood crafted a custom turquoise suit for “Hollywood’s Bleeding” and wore it to this year’s American Music Awards. The rhinestone-studded outfit featured embroidered Pythons and barbedwire, as well Malone’s initials.
All eyes on Ezra Miller
As if his Burberry suit, rhinestone corset, and mask of his face weren’t enough to catch attention, the “Fantastic Beasts”, actor appeared on the Met Gala red-carpet with five more mesmerizing eyes.
Katy Perry: Katy Perry, can she have fries with that?
Jeremy Scott designed the bedazzled cheeseburger outfit that the “Daisies” singer wore during the 2019 Met Gala.
Perry was once described as a “nonthreatening middle-of the-road nothingburger”. An opinion piece That went viral in 2015.
Bjork’s swan song
Marjan Pejoski designed Bjork’s iconic swan gown at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards. During red carpet arrivals, the Icelandic singer pretended she was laying an eggs.
Janelle Monáe: Glittering from head to toe
Ralph Lauren cape dress worn by “Pynk”, the singer of “Pynk,” at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards. More than 168,000 Swarovski crystals.
Mindy Kaling: Golden girl
At the 2019 Met Gala where the theme was “Celebrating Camp”: Notes on Fashion, the “Never Have I Ever” founder glowed in a Moschino gown in golden sequined.
The wildest of all, the natural brunette finished her look with (temporary), platinum tresses.
Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake: Visions for denim
At the 2001 American Music Awards, the former flames chose matching denim ensembles. The ‘N Sync singer wore a denim cowboy hat and his “…Baby Two More Times” girlfriend added bling with a diamond bracelet and choker.
Spears’ strapless denim dress Later, it was sold at an auction held in 2016. $7,199
Billie Eilish – Louis V and stripes
The “bad guy”, singer wore head to toe multi-color Louis Vuitton (including matching Louis face masks, hats, and hats) to a 2019 Spotify Los Angeles event.
Margaret Cho: Peacocking
The Derek of Narcisse gown worn by comedian Derek of Narcisse at the 2004 Grammy Awards was made of black net and overlaid with strategically placed feathers. Many gold rings were used by the star to accessorize.
Marilyn Manson & Rose McGowan: Different vibes
The actress and the singer wore strikingly different outfits for the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards. McGowan, Manson’s girlfriend at the time, opted to wear a barely there beaded dress and heels while McGowan wore a multicolored leopard print suit with chunky boots and chunky pants.
Billie Eilish: Face-mask fashion
The singer, who sang “everything that i wanted”, wore a Gucci suit in large green and black. At the 2020 Grammy Awards, he wore a sheer Gucci logo-covered facial mask.
Singer M.I.A. House of Holland provided a polka-dotted mesh dress for M.I.A. during the 2009 Grammy Awards. She was nine-months pregnant at the time.
Lady Gaga: Red romance
Lady Gaga was dressed in a red lace gown with matching crown and face mask, and accepted the award for “Best Artist” at 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. Haus of Gaga designed this ensemble.
Britney Spears: A snake to you
The most shocking thing about the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards outfit by Spears was her main accessory, a live serpent. Spears danced to “I’m a Slave 4 U” while wearing a seven-foot albino Burmese python named Banana.
Zendaya can really brighten up a room
The actress had her Cinderella moment The Met Gala 2019 was attended by a radiant Tommy Hilfiger gown. She accessorized with the iconic Disney princess headband and glass slippers to bring the fairy tale alive.
Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams: Destiny’s styled
At the 2001 Grammy Awards, Rowland, Knowles, and Williams wore matching, green lace, sequined backless dresses.
Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles, designed these dresses and many of the group’s costumes over the years.
Irina Shayk: Leggy legend
The model wore a black Atelier versace dress with strategically placed polka-dot mesh panels at this year’s 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
It’s Nicki Minaj, and it’s not a dream.
The rapper wore a large iridescent wing and flowing magenta fabric over a gold bodice to perform at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The look was created jointly by Juran Zigman, a Croatian designer, and stylist Brett Alan Nelson.
Rihanna: Met Gala magic
Rihanna wore a Guo Pei turmeric yellow haute couture gown for the 2015 Met Gala. The designer was proud to have created the handmade dress with a long fur-trimmed train. It will take you two years to finish..
Katy Perry: Hitting a wild note
The singer’s ruffled, layered dress at the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival reminded me of layers of keys on a piano. During her performance, the skirt was removed to reveal a latex suit that looked like a keyboard.
Lil Nas X’s looks are flamenco
The rapper looked hot at 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival wearing a blue leather vest, pants, and shoes with yellow flames.
Nicki Minaj brings her fashion petal into the metal
The “Yikes” rapper wore an orange-hued Marc Jacobs dress from the fall 2018 collection to his spring runway show in 2019.
Sia and Maddie Ziegler: Twinning
The singer and her tiny muse wore matching, over-sized platinum hairstyles and black ensembles to the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
Cardi B’s vintage moment
On the red carpet of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, the rapper wore a Mugler vintage dress. The look featured a nude bodice with a pink satin-lined black skirt and layers of pearls along her neck and hips.
Hot pink studs by Lil Nas
The “Rodeo”, rapper wore a gold-studded. Hot pink Versace number at the 2020 Grammy Awards. The look featured a cropped jacket and high-waisted pants with cowboy boots and a cowboy helmet in the same pink hue.
She is Nicki Minaj.
At a Harper’s Bazaar event, 2018, the “Tusa” rapper let loose in a strapless Alexandre Vauthie gown with a tiger-striped Alexandre Vauthie dress.
Pamela Anderson’s mismatched look
To the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, Baywatch actress Baywatch wore a furry pink top, white bustier and sparkly-patterned pants.
At the 2017 IHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert, Sunrise, Florida, the singer of “Anyone” wore a denim outfit with a jacket and chaps.
Janelle Monáe wears many hats
The “Make Me Feel” singer wore a bright multi-colored Christian Siriano dress that looked like a face. She also wore a custom Judith Leiber bag that shaped an eye and four hats stacked on top of each other for the 2019 Met Gala.
Ciara is so ’70s
The singer’s Peter Dundas green gown and afro at Met Gala 2019 evoked Diana Ross’s 1970s style.
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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY- AUGUST 28, 2022: Anitta attends 2022 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential center on August 28, 2022, in Newark, New Jersey.