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2019 MTV VMAs Red Carpet Recap

By: Olivia Munson

Last night, the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ was star-studded as celebrities made their way down the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards. 

While the awards saw plenty of incredible and innovative looks, here are some of the top picks from the night.


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Hadid’s Turn Heads

Sisters Gigi (left) and Bella (right) Hadid always make a mark on the red carpet at every show they attend. The VMAs were no different as the pair donned complimentary couture. Gigi’s look consisted of a nude corset and tan pants by Tom Ford, while Bella wore a two-piece sheer set with yellow accents. Gigi and Bella definitely redefined what it means to twin with your sister.

Sparkle but Make it Country


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Lil Nas X has had an amazing year and his achievements continue to roll in. The 20-year-old singer won Song of the Year for “Old Town Road” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. Nas brought more of his country style to the carpet with a silver cropped sequin suit set and iridescent cowboy boots.

While this look is definitely a nod to Nas’ music, it was very reminiscent of Prince’s iconic suit from Purple Rain with a frilly undershirt and silver accent jewelry.


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Red All Over

Lizzo is known for her vibrant personality and out-of-the-box fashion. During her performance, the singer drank from a bedazzled bottle of patron and stole the audiences’ hearts with her message of loving yourself. Before this, the Best New Artist nominee continued her legacy with a curvy custom gown by Moschino. A fluffy feather boa added a finishing touch to the red shine and silver “Siren” pattern of the dress.

Swift’s Back and Better than Ever


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With the recent release of her album Lover, Taylor Swift is riding high. She won even bigger on both the red carpet and the stage. Her style was elevated by a custom Versace blazer and thigh-high Christian Louboutin boots.

The colorful and accented jacket creates a circus/ring-leader vibe and Swift is definitely ran the show after winning two awards, including Video of the Year for “You Need to Calm Down,” in which she also performed.


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Fashion Trailblazer

To say the least, Marc Jacobs is an icon. The 56-year-old fashion designer took home the inaugural Fashion Trailblazer award and provided a stunning example of what it means to rock the red carpet.

Jacobs wore an olive-green, wide-legged suit of his own brand. This outfit looked sleek and clean-cut especially with Jacobs’ signature slicked back hairstyle. The whole look was completed by a pair of red sequined slippers by Prada.


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