The VMAs are known for producing some of the most unforgettable red-carpet moments in history. The award show, hosted by MTV, has a light-hearted atmosphere that encourages celebrities to loosen up and enjoy themselves. This sets it apart from events like the Oscars or Cannes.
The fashion choices on the 2023 VMAs red carpet seemed to be more influenced by online trends than ever before. However, there were still some impressive custom designs worn by celebrities such as Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, and Cardi B. Ahead are our top picks of most beautiful looks from the event.
9 Best-Dressed Celebrities At The VMAs 2023
From Taylor Swift's concert outfits for Eras Tour to the pink carpet of MTV VMAs 2023 Awards, Taylor has always surprised us with her gorgeous looks and fashion choices. In 2023, Taylor Swift got the deserving attention and was nominated for 11 Awards (wow, right?). At the MTV VMAs 2023 Awards she appeared as gorgeous as she is, she was wearing a side slit and an asymmetrical black dress from Versace, a high heel in black from Jimmy Choo, and stunning gold jewelry from Anita Ko, Maria Tash, İTÄ, and Joseph Saidian and Sons.
Shakira has been honored with a Video Vanguard Award recently and she has no behind in her fashion game at the pink carpet, just look at her. She wore a dripping gold dress from Versace, the dress has body-hugging silhouettes, for hair she did beachy waves that took all the attention.
What more beautiful and sultry than a nude dress? Well, Madelyn beautifully pulled off this custom nude Givenchy dress which screams all things sultry at the pink carpet. The dress is a corset top and a fabric attached to it with an easy-breezy flowy fabric on her belly button and has a sheer skirt that shows just the right amount of skin.
A famous rapper, Nicki Minaj, not only gives us enjoyable rapping lyrics but also a look that we can be inspired by for our bridal look, maybe. Here she is rocking a soft pink barbie-inspired bridal vibe at the pink carpet, she wore a bustier gown with a matching veil from Dolce & Gabbana.
From her new single “Single Soon”, a fiery red dress for her 31st birthday, the stunning Coachella outfits and even her no makeup looks has never been something we take our eyes off. And this look of her for MTV VMAs 2023 Awards is no exception. She wore a hand-beaded gorgeous scarlet halter dress from Oscar de la Renta which is filled with floral tendrils that look like red wines all over her.
Let’s forget all the bad hair days or a random hair pulling out of the hairstyle because Cardi B here is all set to face the hair problem with a bunch of hair crips all over her dress. Her dress is from Dilara Findikoglu, and she opted for matching cuffs to make a real twist to the outfit.
From Rodarte fall 2023 collection, Rita Ora chose to wear this off-the-shoulder all black dress with flowy and dramatic sleeves, the sleeves giving a look of lily that's dead yet other times you see one thing “bat wings”. A perfect amount of drama to add to the pink carpet. Lastly, she finishes off her look by wearing sparkly and sky-high boots from Marc Jacobs to add the needed sparkles to the look.
One of the famous TikTok sisters, this look of Dixie D'Amelio is extremely elegant and feminine. The dress she is wearing is overall a clean white and has side sculptural design with embellishments that a decent dress requires to stand out at the Awards. Dixie’s dress is Maticevski and she wore brown santoni shoes.
Just like her sister Dixie, Charli D’Amelio is equally famous and elegant enough to appear to an Award very beautifully in a strapless dress with a bow-topped detailing and is a midi dress from ShuShu/Tong.
The 2023 MTV VMAs red carpet showcased online-inspired and custom designs, making it a memorable night for music and fashion fans. Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, and Cardi B stood out. They showed that fashion is still creative and individual with their unique styles.