Taylor Swift selected a show-stopping costume for her shock look on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28. The “Merciless Summer time” singer dazzled like a mirrorball in an embellished bare costume from Oscar de la Renta’s resort 2023 assortment.
Her totally sheer minidress was coated in hundreds of draped crystals of various shapes and sizes adhered to a nude mesh materials, giving the piece a dripping impact. A strand of crystals wrapped round her arms, nearly mimicking off-the-shoulder straps, and one other trailed down her again. It was an unexpectedly risqué alternative for Swift, who wore a Versace blazer costume and thigh-high boots for her final VMAs look again in 2019.
Swift caught to the shiny theme whereas selecting her equipment, together with upside-down teardrop-shaped pendant earrings by Lorraine Schwartz, three giant rings, and strappy silver heels adorned with crystals. She completed the look with sparkly floating eyeliner, a rhinestone-covered manicure, and her signature pink lip.
Swift’s “All Too Effectively: The Quick Movie” was nominated for 5 VMAs this yr, and it snagged the awards for finest long-form video and finest video of the yr throughout the ceremony.
Learn forward to admire Swift’s costume on the VMAs black carpet, after which make amends for what Lizzo, Sabrina Carpenter, Lil Nas X, and different attendees wore to the award present.