VMAs Red Carpet Stars of '09
The night's big nominee – nine in all! – stands out on the red carpet in her plunging scarlet Roberto Cavalli minidress, Cesare Paciotti platform pumps and more than $1 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
The singer picks the night's standout color – silver! – for her sparkling The Blonds mini dress paired with JudeFrances hoops.
The star described her style as "sexy, edgy [and] feminine" on the red carpet, and her cut-out pink mini Louis Vuitton dress, Lorraine Schwartz black diamonds, lace Christian Louboutin booties and Ferragamo clutch fit the bill.
Arriving with Kermit the Frog as her date, the heavily-nominated singer lives up to her reputation for outrageous fashion in a Jean Paul Gaultier black lace dress, neck brace and half-face mask.
The evening's first winner looked every bit a princess after she disembarked from her horse-drawn carriage in a silver-dusted KaufmanFranco goddess gown, Lorraine Schwartz diamonds and upswept curls.
The Twilight hunk covers up his famed torso with a sleek Calvin Klein collection suit.
Even though she is no longer on The Hills, the former reality star shows her support for MTV in a brushstroke-print dress, black peep-toe pumps, Siera and Broken English rings and marcel waves.
The pop icon changed out of her stage outfit for her homage to Michael Jackson to another dark loo – a black beaded L'Wren Scott coat, Chopard diamond earrings, a Harry Winston necklace and tall boots.
KRISTEN STEWART AND ROB PATTINSON
The Gossip Girl star – who is nominated along with Cobra Starship for "Good Girls Go Bad"– celebrates her other career as singer in a glittering silver Christian Cota minidress, Bottega Veneta clutch, Giuseppe Zanotti sandals and Cathy Waterman jewelry.
The actor keeps it simple in DampG, wearing a classic black suit and crisp white button-down – check out his natty pocket square!
The City has never looked so chic! The reality star sizzles in a black piped Christopher Kane skirt with a bustier top, Fred Leighton jewelry and black Alberta Ferretti booties.
KANYE WEST AND AMBER ROSE
The hip-hop star and his model girlfriend go for maximum swagger on the red carpet in a tight shirt and whiskey bottle for him and a second-skin jumpsuit for her.
The new Hills vixen sets off her California tan with a shimmering, silver sequin tube dress, Sutra earrings and a sleek ponytail.
The New Moon actress worked the red carpet as the night's fashion correspondent in a retro look of a Dolce amp Gabbana gold skirt and peplum top, Bulgari necklace, a House of Lavande ring, Rebecca Minkoff clutch and Jimmy Choo sandals.
The singer is pure elegance in her sequined, belted Dolce amp Gabbana sheath, mirrored sandals and oversized Lorraine Schwartz hoops.
The hip-hop impresario is a sharp-dressed man in his white-edged black suit.
The Jennifer's Body star displays her body in an ivory and black strapless dress and towering heels.