where to buy polo boots A mix of traditional tuxedos and sparkly reveals on the Grammy red carpet
Grammys newcomer Sam Smith looked dapper in a white bow tie and Madonna rocked one of the season most eclectic red carpets Sunday in a bedazzled two corner black hat and burlesque esque corset with matching thigh high boots.
Fashion is always a little crazy at the Grammys, guys included, but first time winner Smith soaked it all up in a more traditional tuxedo as he managed his nerves going up against some of his idols.
Madonna big shouldered shorty outfit was custom Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci. She wore not much underneath, flashing a black thong and fishnets at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. She wasn a hit with some in the Twitter peanut gallery: got a glimpse of Madonna arriving. Seems to be channeling some mix of the Duchess of Windsor and Mae West, one chimed in.
Fashion is always a little crazy at the Grammys, guys included, but first time winner Smith soaked it all up in a more traditional tuxedo as he managed his nerves going up against some of his idols. [Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP]
Madonna big shouldered shorty outfit was custom Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci. [Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP]
Rihanna dashed into the live show at the last minute in a poofy, tiered pink confection of silk and tulle from Giambattista Valli that had some online comparing her to a party cupcake. She was dripping in Chopard diamonds.
Beyonce and Miley Cyrus went for black Cyrus in strategic, sexy cutouts and the queen in a low V neck embellished gown with a train from Proenza Schouler. Also in black was Gwen Stefani in a stunning strapless black Versace Atelier jumpsuit with a structured spiderweb swirl up top.
Audacious singer actress Joy Villa was encaged in revealing bright orange, and it was unclear how Sia could see under her huge shaggy white wig.
Rihanna dashed into the live show at the last minute in a poofy, tiered pink confection of silk and tulle from Giambattista Valli. [Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP]
From left: Beyonce, Miley Cyrus and Gwen Stefani went for black. [Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, left; Jason Merritt/Getty Images]
Brandy Clark showed off a killer pair of metallic silver Prada pumps under a sparkly, second skin silver and black gown, while Nick Jonas chatted, hands in pockets of a light grey tweed suit with a touch of yellow and ultra skinny trousers.
Among Clark tasks in handling newfound fame and regular everyday life: myself into this dress, for starters, she told The Associated Press.
Ariana Grande had her signature high ponytail in place, wearing a white and silver, one shoulder Versace with a cutout back Big Sean by her side. wearing Saint Laurent man, head to toe, he added of his shades of black tuxedo.
Aloe Blacc, left, in an edgy royal blue tuxedo from Sand Copenhagenm and Pharrell Williams in Adidas. [Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images]
Black hatted Aloe Blacc went with a patterned bow tie and edgy royal blue tuxedo trimmed in black from the Danish fashion house Sand Copenhagen. Known for leg baring, Pharrell Williams didn break from tradition. He was dressed in a grey short suit, matching bow tie and shoes, from Adidas.
Tuxedos aren just for the dudes these days. Charlie XCX did her white tailed tux trouser look justice from one of her favourites, Moschino, paired with a bright pink bow tie and blush fur stole.
hate boring fashion so I wanted to do something and fabulous, she said. like unpredictable. Trainor brought the bass and her dad. She wore a tight sheer miniskirt under a full black, long sleeve overskirt adorned with black lace for her first Grammys walk.
Katy Perry, left, in Zuhair Murad and Lady Gaga in Brandon Maxwell [Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP]
Katy Perry tousled lavender hair popped against her silver backless sheer dress. It fell below the knee and had long sleeves and swingy crystal fringe fresh from the Paris runway of Zuhair Murad. She wore a $2 million canary yellow diamond ring from Harry Kotlar.
just want to shine like a diamond, she said, referring to one of her songs.
Later, Perry white caped performance gown drew comparisons to the Stephane Rolland wedding gown of Solange Knowles.
Perry was greeted on the red carpet by Nicki Minaj in black Tom Ford, her decolletage out in a front slit cut to her waist. Ford also dressed Jennifer Hudson in a stunning bright white strapless dress that fell just below the knee, her sassy short hair a perfect complement. So was her Marli diamond choker.
Lady Gaga went grey for grey with date Tony Bennett. On their heads, that is. She showed off a high slit in her silver gown by Brandon Maxwell, Lorraine Schwartz diamonds in place with a touch of emeralds.
From left: Taylor Swift in Elie Saab, Kim Kardashian in John Paul Gaultier, and Iggy Azalea in Armani Prive. [Larry Busacca/Getty Images; Jason Merritt/Getty Images; Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP]
Taylor Swift turquoise Elie Saab red carpet gown drew some online snark: over a mini dress, one tweeter offered of her sleeveless short under billowy, long look.
Kim Kardashian gold John Paul Gaultier screamed bathrobe, but her new shorter looked great. No matter.
love how sparkly it is, she said. love it. Azalea hair? Not so much. It was a thick braid wound around her head like a crown against a tight tight bright blue custom Armani Prive gown.