Grammy Fashion Rundown
Posted on 19 September 2015
The 2015 Grammy Awards were held on Monday. We look at music's biggest female stars and the looks they rocked this year.
Jessie J dazzled the red carpet in a sheer black gown, embellished with a delicate floral design and sequins. The figure hugging design, paired with slicked back hair, black scrappy heels and dark lipstick created a very complete look - although we do wonder if this look ages the star. The t-shirt sleeves with the mesh top add something Liza Minella-esque, but we do love the way the train falls.
Jessie later changed into an equally sheer dress when she performed with Sir Tom Jones later in the night, in a widely criticised performance. Keeping with the dark and transparent theme, she added sleeves to an equally revealing dress, this time decorated with triangular panels and worn over hot pants. Not sure that either of these are Jessie’s best look, but at least her theme of attire had consistency throughout the night.
Ariana stepped out in a Versace gown for music’s biggest night. The petite star’s white floor length gown with a tasteful side split was offset by a metallic mesh sash attached to the side. Paired with a silver clutch and white heels and nails, this outfit has been critiqued as not fitting together as one. But the signature high ponytail and minimal jewellery makes this look classy and age-appropriate.
Ariana later performed in a satin Aubergine dress, pulled together with a crossover halter neck. She looked stunning as she kicked off the show, our only critique was that she stripped away her jewellery for this look. Either way, this diva shined as brightly as her vocals.
Gwen Stefani, always the fashionista, stepped onto the red carpet in a Atelier Versace pantsuit. With her iconic blonde locks swept back, black heels and her signature red nail polish, the LAMB designer never fails to impress at these events. We love the unique top design and asymmetric cut with nude-coloured criss cross detailing. The simplistic makeup also makes this look glamorous without much effort.
For Gwen’s performance with Maroon 5’s frontman, Adam Levine, she changed into a red number with a high thigh split and side detailing. Paired with her signature red lipstick, her transition from red carpet glamour to respected performer was effortless. Definitely one of our best dressed, we applaud Gwen for putting together two superb outfits for the night.
Known to be a usual red carpet shockwave, Iggy went demure and mature in Armani Prive for Grammy night. Dressed in a form fitting blue dress with shoulder and side slits and a sheer slash at the end, the star looked mature and elegant - although this dress is a little too plain for our liking. The braided crown is a new look for the new controversial blonde rapper, and the nude makeup in this case made the look very plain. We would’ve liked to see some jewellery or a stand out lip colour to add something extra to this look.
Famous for her ‘less is more’ and often raunchy outfits, it seems that Miley Cyrus is dressing a little more elegant these days. Wearing a floor length Alexandre Vauthier black dress, the cut out design still showed off enough skin for Miley to be recogniseable. With her pixie cut slicked back and a bright nail colour, this look was definitely red carpet ready, but like Iggy, we do feel that accessorising with some statement jewellery may have added something more. However, we do appreciate the criss cross back design of this dress, and Miley looked fresh-faced and bubbly at the event.
Taylor Swift joked pre-Grammys about her fashion choices over the years, but the pop starlet looked every inch of glamour on the red carpet. Dressed in a beautiful teal dress by Elie Saab, paired with short hair, and matching earrings, our only flaw in this look is the purple shoes which didn’t seem to get the blue memo.
Katy Perry dazzled in a Zuhair Murad diamond dress, reportedly worth $2million. The sleeved metallic dress, fitted with a simple belt and white scrappy heels, dripped in diamonds and glamour. Offset with her lilac locks, smokey eyes and nude lipstick, this looked great on the red carpet.
Katy later performed “By The Grace Of God” wearing what looked like Solange’s wedding dress. Ditching her lilac locks for her centre-parted black hair, the white caped gown by Valentino Couture was one of our favourite looks of the night.
Rihanna certainly made an entrance when she arrived in Giambattista Valli, in what can only be described as a full-fledged princess dress. Head to toe in pink, she doesn’t take our best dressed, but all eyes were on Rihanna when she walked in. Usually known for her flesh-showing outfits, the dress which took up half the red carpet was paired with diamond earrings and hair swept into an undo.
Rihanna later changed into the polar opposite, when she joined Paul McCartney and Kanye West onstage for a performance of their latest collaboration “FourFiveSeconds”. Dressed in a Maison Marginal Artisanal black Couture Suit, paired with a simple diamond necklace, we love this look on RhiRhi.
We know and love her for her outlandish outfits and Grammy entrances. Whether she arrives in an egg, or on a mechanical horse, a new era of Gaga graced the red carpet. Dressed in a plunging Brandon Maxwell metallic dress, the star looked surprisingly glamorous. Silver locks and nude lipstick, the star still managed to provide some shock value by showing some cleavage and a high thigh split still meant there was plenty of skin showing, but we do like this look on Lady G.
She later changed into a black sequinned dress for her performance with Tony Bennett, complete with smokey grey eyeshadow and red lipstick. A very Jessica Rabbit-esque performance, we do miss red carpet surprises from the popstar, but we have much respect for her newly mature jazz look that she’s rocking this year.
Looking elegant as usual, Queen Bey, wore 3 outfits over the course of music’s biggest night. Arriving in a full length, sleeved black dress with lace detailing and a v-neck plunge - she wore minimal jewels and her hair out. Although we did prefer her sparkling fringed mini dress that she wore after the ceremony.
For her performance, she wore a custom-made white flowing dress by Roberto Cavalli. As angel-like as she could get, the flowing chiffon and crystal detailing, paired with a crystal necklace is one only Beyoncé could pull off.