The red carpet at the
If the 2015 Grammys had a standout fashion moment, it would be Rihanna's arrival in a swirl of hot pink tulle that was Giambattista Valli's Empire waist bubble gown. On the downside, this was the same year Madonna turned out in a butt-baring burlesque matador outfit by Givenchy.
Pharrell Williams' outfit at the 2014 Grammys might not have exactly been high fashion — jeans and a red Adidas track jacket layered over a T-shirt — but the outsized Vivienne Westwood Mountain hat he chose to complete the look launched a social media frenzy and catapulted the hat to instant icon status.
How do you follow that? If you're Pharrell you arrive at the 2015 Grammys in an Adidas short suit made using 3M light-reflective materials that turned the light gray fabric a blindingly bright white when photographed with a flash.
Katy Perry has struck all the right notes on the Grammy red carpet for several years running, including the form-fitting, cleavage-baring, mint-green Gucci dress from 2013; the sheer, full-length Valentino Couture gown with black musical note embroidery (the score to Verdi's "La Traviata") from 2014, and the long-sleeved, short sheath dress covered in icicle-like crystal fringe by Zuhair Murad in 2015.
Lady Gaga has served up no shortage of memorable red carpet looks (meat dress, anyone?), but the Giorgio
If there's one dress that would definitely make it into our fictitious Grammy Red Carpet Hall of Fame on the first vote, it would be the green tropical leaf print Versace dress worn by
The dress became so revered — "South Park's" Trey Parker wore his own version at that year's Academy Awards — a copy of it now resides in the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles.