The American Music Awards brought out lots of pink and sparkles from the industry’s biggest stars – with mixed results.
Cardi B: Fail
This feels like a caricature of “La Dolce Vita” — on steroids. Instead of being over-the-top glamorous, she just looks ridiculous. Keep the hat for the upcoming Halloween season.
Dua Lipa: C-
It’s bridal meets napkin lady — neither of which are looks to strive for on the red carpet. The cropped bob and statement choker help to give it more of an edge.
Evan Ross: C-
Suit-sans-shirt is a classic runway move; but on the red carpet it reads more like you got dressed in the dark. Ross should know that ever since Edward VII stopped buttoning the second button, it’s the rule to do without.
Jennifer Lopez: B+
J.Lo has built a career on head-turning red carpet looks; this pink bubblegum dress helps her stay on brand. The deep V-neck and side cutouts already show plenty of skin; she can do without the high slit.
Retro leisure suits are emotionally destabilizing — and this light pink set, paired with the white turtleneck and nursing sneaker, has an especially childlike quality.
Taylor Swift: C+
Her attempt at