The Video Music Awards are as memorable for what people wore (or didn’t wear) as for what they said or did. Above, our cousins at MTV Style rate the best looks on the red carpet. Below, a roundup of unique ensembles that we just have to call “The Good, The Bad and the WTF”?
Rihanna downplayed it too much. Are we interrupting a Breaking Bad marathon, sweetie?
Adam Lambert being Adam Lambert
Drake, we know you have a rockin’ body under there. Would it have killed you to wear something fitted?
Either Bruno Mars is a leprechaun or Taylor Swift is 80 feet tall
We’d worship Jared Leto if he was wearing a paper bag. Actually it might have been an improvement
The Flying Nun meets Spongebob Squarepants
The flyest looking member of *NSYNC at the VMAs
What, you didn’t believe us?
Mary Lambert shimmers next to Ryan Lewis and Macklemore
Ryan, don’t let Mack steal all the pimp-daddy glory. Get yourself some fierce duds, honey
The fabric is ugh, but the fit is ferocious. The grills should have stayed in the store.
Busta Rimes looks like he was bustin’ into a bag of Lays
You own EVERYTHING, Rita Ora
Wonder Bread in a slinky beaded gown is still Wonder Bread