Most shocking MTV awards outfits ever
By Toby Tunwase
When it comes to crazy fashion moments, MTV’s Video Music Awards never fails to shock. Year after year, there’s always some weird appearance and outfits to shake the internet, from Lady Gaga’s meat dress to Marily Manson’s coat of many colors to Britney Spears’ snake performance outfit.
Checking out some of these outfits, one cannot but wonder who thought it up exactly—the fashion designers or the artists? For real, the looks are simply shocking. I bet you can’t deal. Let’s see!
Lil’ Kim’s Sparkly nipple pasty
Rocked by Lil Kim in 1999, this sparkly nipple pasty was (and is) probably one of the show’s most shocking looks. In a bid to showcase the performer’s personality, the designer—MisaHylton—made the custom jumpsuit to conceal little more than the nipple. And yeah, she rocked it gallantly.
Lil’ Kim’s floor-length Cape
Lil’ Kim came up with another stunning look in 2000. Her cone bra and a floor-length cape made her look so much like a queen in comic books.
Britney Spears’ ‘snake’ performance outfit
We would not be wrong to regard Britney’s snake as part of her outfit at the 2001 MTV VMAs since she had it on her shoulders almost throughout. If this isn’t shocking, then nothing is.
Christina Aguilera’s midriff costume
In 2002, Christina Aguilera took the midriff trend to an entirely different level. She rocked the top with a mini denim skirt and black boots.
Paris Hilton’s feathered dress
The 2004 MTV VMAs saw Paris Hilton channel her inner pageant queen. She wore a dazzling transparent dress with feathers all over.