On the red carpet: Beyonce, Britney, Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj

Beyonce arrived at the MTV Video Music Award’s sporting some serious plumage. 
On the red carpet: Beyonce, Britney, Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj

The couture gown is by Neapolitan designer Francesco Scognamiglio who was invited to show on the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture’s official schedule for the first time in July.

Sheer or cut-out heavy dresses were most popular on the red carpet at this year’s VMAs. Britney looked polished in a Julien MacDonald dress, Christian Louboutin ‘So Kate’ pumps and H.Stern jewellery.

Kim Kardashian took a dress from John Galliano’s archive for the second time is as many months. The Maison Martin Margiela creative is a Kimye favourite and she paired his design with snakeskin Manolo Blahnik heels. Husband Kanye celebrated ‘Famous’ with a slogan t-shirt.

Who is Bao Tranchi and how did she get a dress on Nicki Minaj for music’s coolest night of the year? The LA-based ex-costume designer specialises in lingerie-inspired latticed bodysuits and dresses. Concurrently, underwear-as-outerwear is having a fashion moment.

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