What looks set the tone on the 65th Grammys red carpet?
The 65th Grammy Awards were full of surprises...including several showstopping looks on the ceremony's red carpet.
Whether you were delighted, outraged, or simply confused by the outcomes of the 65th Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, music’s biggest night of the year was full of showstopping surprises. As always, the same could be said of the ceremony’s red carpet, a celebrity showcase of looks spanning from elegant to edgy to outrageous.
Among the evening’s standouts was Cardi B, who, while not nominated this year, gave sculptural elegance on the red carpet in a hooded cobalt chiffon gown by Gaurav Gupta. Outdoing even herself, the Best Rap Album presenter later donned a silver pieced-metal gown by recently deceased designer Paco Rabanne’s Spring-Summer ’21 Ready-to-Wear collection, a tribute to the Spanish designer’s pioneering techniques.
Grammys might be gold, but silver proved to be a signature color during the 65th annual ceremony, as evidenced by Mary J. Blige (wearing a cutout gown by The Blonds), Grammy and Oscar-winning songwriter Tiara Thomas. Notably, Record of the Year winner Lizzo and Grammy history maker Beyoncé both opted for silver lamé looks to accept their awards. However, it was Lizzo’s first look of the night that made headlines, as the multi-talented musician arrived shrouded in a coral floral cape by Dolce and Gabbana, which, once released, revealed a matching strapless gown beneath.
However, much like the 65th Grammy Awards themselves, the biggest trend was unpredictability, meaning that from classic hip-hop references to costume couture, there was a vibe for virtually everyone. So, just like musical tastes, who wore it best is ultimately up to the beholder; see for yourself in our Grammy red carpet gallery below.
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