February 13, 2012 8:27 am

Glamorous red carpet fashion: yays or nays?


TORONTO – Year by year, stylish celebrities walk the Grammy Awards red carpet in celebration of not only music, but fashion.

This year’s red carpet offerings ranged from high fashion elegance to over-the-top statements, such as Lady Gaga’s custom Versace fishnet ensemble and Nicki Minaj’s red satin Versace robe complete with a man dressed as the Pope as her sideline accessory.

Rihanna fiercely sported her new blonde hair with a simple, black, revealing Giorgio Armani dress.

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Country star Taylor Swift elegantly walked down the red carpet in a detailed gold Zuir Murad Couture gown, paired perfectly with her two golden gramophone awards for Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance for her single, “Mean.”

Just over a year since giving birth, Alicia Keys showed off her hour-glass figure in a black Alexandre Vauthier dress, paired with a gold chest plate for some bling.

Katy Perry rocked cool blue tones from top to bottom this year. The pop star wore a baby blue Elie Saab Couture gown paired with an aqua updo.

Paris Hilton was hoping to mimic a goddess look with a long light-flowing white and gold dress by Basil Soda, accessorized with a metal gold belt to emphasize her petite figure.

The sexy orange lace number from designer Jean Paul Gaultier was sported by the sassy pop star Fergie. She was definitely the talk on the red carpet as it quite literally showed off her figure.

Pop icon Cyndi Lauper showed remorse after the tragic loss of her loving friend Whitney Houston. Lauper wore a black-on-black tuxedo couture gown by Jean Paul Gaultier.

A few other elegantly dressed numbers include: Kelly Rowland in an Alberta Ferretti dress, Kate Beckinsale in a cream Zuhair Murad mini silk dress paired with black Salvatore Ferragamo heels and Carrie Underwood kept it shiny and classy with a white long-sleeve Gomez-Gracia gown that was accented with silver sequins.



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