With the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (featuring One Direction, Justin Timberlake and a rumored 'N Sync reunion, Drake, Miley Cyrus and more) fast approaching, let's take a look back at some of the fashion hits and misses that have graced the VMAs red carpet through the years.
Worst Dressed: Lady Gaga's meat dress should make the hall of fame for VMAs worst dressed of all time because, while we have to give her credit for originality, at the end of the day--it's meat. And it's not getting any fresher.
Best Dressed: Selena Gomez's 2011 VMAs dress was that perfect storm of daring Video Music Awards style and little black dress. Sel nailed the red carpet by taking a fashion risk without being too over-the-top.
Worst Dressed: Nicki Minaj's 2011 red carpet getup--well, where do we even begin? She looked other-worldly, piling on the sugar-coated cuteness from head to toe. (Did the fumes from her cotton candy updo require the surgical mask?)
Best Dressed: Taylor Swift's golden 2009 VMAs dress easily tops the best dressed looks, baring one sexy shoulder and pairing it with a pretty updo and her signature red lipstick. Taylor wore the dress when she was famously interrupted by Kanye West during her acceptance speech.
Worst Dressed: It looks like the leopard whose print inspired Jennifer Lopez's strappy stilettos was so offended it shredded the top of her beige dress. But you can tell from her gaze, she still thinks she's the cat's meow!
Best Dressed: Rihanna brought elegance to the 2012 Video Music Awards red carpet, wearing a gorgeous and simple Grecian white dress with knotted detailing and a stunning back. We think her pixie haircut was the icing on the cake!
Worst Dressed: Pink's 2008 dress was a definite fashion risk--that didn't pay off, unfortunately. While the dress was more conservative than most of Pink's usual choices, the big top circus stripes and washed out hair and makeup didn't bring the wow factor.
Best Dressed: Demi Lovato's 2012 VMAs little black dress was a definite winner, with a beautiful mix of long sleeves and stunning detailing that showed off plenty of leg. Bonus points for her blonde flowing curls that completed the fun look.
Worst Dressed: Hayley Williams' fashion choices can be hit or miss--and this was not one of the Paramore singer's finest moments. Hayley's green dress might have been okay if she didn't pair it with ripped tights, ugly shoes, and a random bow tie.
Best Dressed: Ciara's 2010 Video Music Awards dress was killer--mixing lacy and feather details with a slit up the thigh was to die for. Paired with gorgeous hair and makeup, Ciara hit a fashion home run!
Worst Dressed: Ke$ha is a no-brainer for most worst dressed lists, and her 2010 VMAs garbage bag material mini-dress is no exception. We're not sure whether it's the fur collar or the weird braid extension that makes us want to pull her hair!
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