Written by LEANNE ITALIE – Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) – Billy Porter went with fuchsia, and Mickey Gaiton wore a dress with silver and gold fringe, when the music did not disappoint on the red carpet on Sunday’s Grammy, where Las Vegas boasts wild, whimsical and meaningful images. bright color and lots of skin.
Gaitan was liked by photographers in his long-sleeved image. Olivia Rodrigo waved her hand and smiled in front of the cameras in a black sheath dress from Vivienne Westwood, which had purple shiny finishes with rocker chokers. Porter, who had always used the rug, wore a transparent Valentine with ruffles, pants and sheer buttons in a cape, blue lipstick in place and long pink gloves.
“The color of the season I hear is fuchsia,” he told E!
The view was straight from the runway.
Brandy Carlisle wore about 40 pounds of hand-cut crystals on a multicolored Huge Boss tuxedo with stripes of the same crystals on her pants and waist.
“I’m finally turning into Elton John, which is my dream,” she said.
Rodrigo in black was joined by Billy Ailish in a trench coat, inverted cape, on his feet in the boots of the soul. And all seven members of the sensational BTS wore individual Louis Vuitton suits with sneakers in a variety of colors from bright white to muted blue.
The multiple HER nominee paid tribute to Aretha Franklin in an orange embellished image, while fashion favorite Cynthia Eriva was in a brilliant silver and gray from Louis Vuitton.
There were a lot of decorated metallics. Tiffany Hadish stunned in a fitted one-shoulder dress from Prada, and Carrie Underwood came out in a full ball gown with sequins at the top with a belt and a full orange skirt.
Sophia Carson wore an elegant Greek dress from Valentino with a long transparent cape that swept across the carpet as she walked.
Among the early walkers was Lee Saumet of the Colombian Bomba Estéreo, who covered his face with a helmet-like mask. The Cherry Moon children’s group from 1 Tribe Collective came out in full gold, complete with a huge architectural collar. Victoria Evigan stroked her husband Jason in a peach-yellow dress with the words “Love is a weapon” on her back.
Alicia Gaddis with comedy in her resume combined her brilliant mint dress with a hat made of high golden branches. El King appeared gorgeous in a red, bell-bottoms suit and ultra-wide-brimmed hat to match. Black Coffee, a DJ from South Africa, paid tribute to his friend Virgil Ablo by wearing the deceased designer’s sneakers before winning the dance / electronic music album.
King, a new mom, was thrilled to be wearing Christian Siriano.
“I just trusted him. He knows how to dress all body types, and I really note that in him, ”she told the Associated Press. “I just wanted to feel powerful.”
Japanese breakfast smiled for the cameras in a mini-dress with bright yellow frills from Valentino, and Doja Cat, her hair highlighted with spikes, wore an ice-blue Atelier Versace crystal adorned with a transparent look.
As for the men, the first group had a lot of ornate brocade jackets and suits.
“Things like this can look really fantastic if done carefully,” said Jonathan Evans, director of Esquire style.
Leon Bridges paid homage to his native Texas in a cream tuxedo embellished with embroidery and a hint of blue hats.
“I just love looking good, you know,” he told the AP.
Among Evans ’first outstanding figures was something at the other end of this spectrum, Corey Henry in a double-breasted suit and turtleneck jumpsuit.
“Saturated non-standard colors, such as purple, can be challenging when it comes to tailoring, but it feels like a modernized 70s atmosphere,” he said.
Associated Press writers Gary Hamilton and Marcel Isaac of Las Vegas have contributed to this story.
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