Miley left little to the imagination, Taylor trotted out the girl gang and Nicki wasn’t afraid to speak up – it was another MTV Video Music Awards for the books, and between the host’s 11 outfit changes, a red carpet full of runway models and parade of stylish men there was plenty of daring fashion. Below is our red carpet roundup for music’s wildest night.
Wildest Couture Closet: Miley Cyrus in Atelier Versace and Prada
Best Red Carpet to After Party Change: Hailee Steinfeld in Stella McCartney and Louis Vuitton
Sexiest use of couture on the red carpet: FKA Twigs in Atelier Versace
Taylor's girl squad best dressed: Cara Delevingne in Saint Laurent
Most Stylishly Comfortable: Karlie Kloss in Louis Vuitton (and FLATS!)
Best Fashion Transformation: Justin Bieber in Saint Laurent
Fall Outfit We Want Most: Nick Jonas in Versace
Best Arm Candy (because we're all definitely looking at Chrissy Teigan): John Legend in Dior Homme
September is fashion’s biggest month with fall collections hitting the stores, and fashion fans feeling the urge to splurge on wares to take them through the seasons changing. Scoring a design on the bevy of actresses, singers and models that grace the ultra-popular issue’s cover for fashion magazine across the globe is what designers wait for, and with our collection of top name boutiques, The Shops at Crystals designers are no stranger to a front page or two. Here are the top 15 looks you can find here.
From top left: Taylor Swift in Saint Laurent, Elizabeth Olsen in Christian Dior, Gigi Hadid in Dolce & Gabbana, Kristen Stewart in Gucci, Emma Watson in Stella McCartney, Katy Perry in Saint Laurent, Imaan Hamman in Christian Dior, Kirsten Dunst in Prada, Anne Hathaway in Christian Dior, Rosie Huntington Whiteley in Prada, Willow Smith in Gucci, Natalie Portman in Valentino, Karlie Kloss in Gucci, Freja Beha Erichsen in Louis Vuitton, Bethany Mota in Dolce & Gabbana
For her first award show appearance since her transition, Caitlyn Jenner tapped stylist to the stars Jen Rade (who famously dresses Angelina Jolie) to outfit her in a dress that would make history, and Jenner didn’t disappoint in a faux wrap Atelier Versace gown in pure white. While she looked the picture of poise and confidence, Jenner did ask something from the fashion police before beginning her speech, “Please be kind to me. I’m new at this.” With Versace on your side, there’s no need to worry.
Fashion never sleeps, and this week is dedicated to the intricate and painstaking detail of haute couture. Not every atelier can call themselves couture and strict guidelines, such as employing full-time Parisian artisans, rule which can be defined with the label. With each piece being crafted by hand the one-of-a-kind nature of the gowns dictates that only a select few don the works of art. Here’s who we think these gowns were made for.
Donatella Versace went for ethereal beauty in sheer chiffon and floral details, but she didn’t completely abandon the brand’s sexy image, letting skin show through cut out details and high slits.
Jennifer Lopez has long had a relationship with Versace (including her infamous green dress from the 2000 Grammy Awards), and this gown is the perfect mix of refinement and skin for her to slip her curves into.
Rihanna’s style runs the gamet from racy to shockingly sweet, and Versace’s mix of a high slit along with a sheer bodice and frothy ruffles are just the right amount of sexy.
Elegant with a touch of edge, Charlize Theron is the perfect statuesque star to pull of the cut outs along with the flowing skirt.
Christian Dior Couture
Creative director Raf Simons set the scene for the Christian Dior Couture show from the start with guests seated in a hand-painted greenhouse-like tent in the gardens of the Rodin Museum. The collection featured everything from side-less column gowns to one-sleeved capes slung on models shoulders.
A red carpet darling, Emily Blunt’s fun and always-on-point look is the perfect match for a slightly shorter than standard mermaid shilouette.
Taylor Swift has come into her own with her fashion sense, and a couture Christian Dior that acentuates her 5-foot-11-inch frame pairs with her red-carpet style.
Stylish simplicity describes Naomi Watts red-carpet looks, and a column dress with hand beaded bodice and sheer flowing bottom would complement that star.
After declaring last year’s red carpet a fashion disaster, the queen herself Anna Wintour came to the rescue and lent her sartorial star power to The 69th Annual Tony Awards in New York City. The ultimate editor-in-chief upped the ante by hosting Hollywood stars Jennifer Lopez and Ashley Greene and top models such as Kendall Jenner and Joan Smalls, adding some extra glamour to the stage’s biggest night. Our favorites from the newly minted stylish red carpet are below.
Amanda Seyfried went simple with sleek hair and a smokey eye, but added some sparkle with her TIFFANY & CO. gold rope earrings and bracelet encrusted with diamonds.
Winning the Tony award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Kelli O’Hara accented her gold gown with a pair of champagne glitter JIMMY CHOO Lance sandals.
Rita Wilson made her first red-carpet appearance after announcing to the world her fight with breast cancer, and what better way to come back than in custom TOM FORD? The sleek gown featured cut out shoulders and glittering sequins.