Grammy Vogue Goes Futuristic
Lady Gaga has turn into fashion’s favorite chameleon and she didn’t disappoint with this shiny, silvery, three-dimensional number that was created in collaboration with Giorgio Armani – and she promised other outfits throughout the present.
“I’m honored to be carrying Armani this evening. The sequence of items Mr. Armani created for me are truly iconic; they characterize not only stunning vogue, however my spirit and essence as an artist,” she mentioned in a statement.
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The purple carpet was dominated by metallic colors – gold, silver, steel and bronze – with splashes of color throughout.
Persevering with the galactic vibe set by Lady Gaga was Fergie, in an electric blue strapless gown with a swath of silver snaking from her shoulder to the high hemline; Heidi Klum with a futuristic twist to her micromini with splashes of silver; and Jennifer Hudson who captured that spirit with the geometric, clear plastic bracelets she wore with her short black dress that had an open neck, nipped waist and peplum.
Whereas those looks will surely have water cooler worth, there were another outfits on parade outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles that deserved discover, including Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland in a chic coral-and-black gown by Victoria Beckham that match her like a second pores and skin.
Katy Perry made her assertion with hot pink lips however her champagne costume with gold-and-pearl floral embellishment was more understated – at the least by Grammy standards.
Toni Braxton wore a dove-grey, one-shoulder gown by David Meister while Melanie Fiona also did the asymmetrical prime, however hers was black and had a pouffy black trumpet skirt by Christian Siriano.
“It made me feel like outdated Hollywood,” she mentioned. “It’s classic, like I think my music is.”
As a counterpoint to the low-reduce gowns, there were some outfits with overly fussy necklines. Rihanna’s beaded high was capped with an off-white feathery fabric that swathed the neck and ran down in a V to the waist.
Sunglasses and black are always common with the music crowd, and T-Ache in his blue aviators and Adam Lambert in his flashy black jacket with Johnny Money-model black tie were among these to move them ahead, even if they each seemed like they tried a little bit too onerous.
Britney Spears wore a black lace gown with black bodysuit by Dolce & Gabbana, and Ciara wore a black lace jumpsuit and crystal studded jacket with tails and shoulder pads by Givenchy. Nicole Kidman wore a movie star-worthy black Prada gown with a halter neckline.
Jennifer Lopez, who had one of the vital well-known Grammy style moments in a plunging-V handkerchief gown again in 2000, once more wore Versace, this time a silver chain-mail costume with white chiffon overlay.
There was additionally a powerful exhibiting of gray, which is kind of unexpected contemplating the gang.
Miley Cyrus did a steely long-sleeve minidress and chunky heels, and Pink wore a gray-to-black ombre 80s madonna wig gown with a jeweled neckline and waistband. Her super-brief hair highlighted her different bling: diamond bracelets, pendant-drop earrings, pave ring and hair brooch, all by Neil Lane.
Keri Hilson complemented the crystal waist on her blush-coloured Dolce & Gabbana strapless with a huge Neil Lane cocktail ring.
Carrie Underwood pulled 80s madonna wig off the vogue-ahead cutout look in an asymmetrical white gown with silver leather stripes across the bust and shoulders by Georges Chakras, and Mary J. Blige did the identical in her slashed-prime sizzling pink gown.
Widespread said males don’t feel as a lot stress to put on a present-stopping outfit as the girls do, but they nonetheless wish to look good. “It is a time when the world is looking at the music world, on the artists, so you want to look contemporary,” he said, rocking a plaid suit and polka-dot scarf.
Usher put his personal spin on the three-piece beige suit; his Armani had white piping that he paired with a checkerboard shirt.
Teen sensation Justin Bieber introduced his two worlds collectively in Dolce & Gabbana and Vans, and Jason Mraz wore an eco-friendly tuxedo made from recycled polyester and a tie made from outdated cassette tapes. “If you put this in a machine, you’ll be able to hear previous Grammy winners,” he mentioned.