The Coolest Looks From The MTV Video Music Awards 2021

Some of music's biggest provocateurs peacocked their way onto the red carpet in daring ensembles fit for a musical extravaganza


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KACEY MUSGRAVES

One of the first public outings of this Viva favourite, Kacey, in a Valentino fall/winter 2021 couture look complete with ostrich feather hat, styled by Erica Cloud, adds plenty of playful glamour on the red carpet.

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OLIVIA RODRIGO

Performing and winning one of the night's first awards for Song of the Year for 'Drivers Licence', the singer kept things on brand with her ongoing nod to 90s- and 2000s-inspired fashion in an Atelier Versace gown from the label's spring/summer 2001 collection (a dress two years older than Olivia).

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LIL NAS X

There to perform his latest single, 'Industry Baby', Lil Nas X pays tribute to a previous MTV VMA look — Lil Kim’s famous lavender jumpsuit with matching sequin pasty from 1999. Lil Nas X dons this Atelier Versace update, complete with fun Rick James-inspired hair.

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LESLIE GRACE

The singer-songwriter dazzles in an Oscar de la Renta dress from the brand's fall/winter 2020 collection, perfect for dancing the night away in.

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KIM PETRAS

Arriving in a convertible with Paris Hilton, the German pop singer makes another head-turning statement wearing this elaborate design by British designer Richard Quinn, worn with Roger Vivier shoes.

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GIVEON

The musician keeps things chic in a tailored short suit with dress shoes.

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DOJA CAT

There to host the event, we love seeing the singer wearing one of her favourite designers, Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood.

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NORMANI

The former Fifth Harmony member debuted a performance of her new single 'Wild Side'. For her red carpet appearance, she adds a little Fifth Element sci-fi glamour with this ensemble by London-based designer Patrycja Pagas.

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