Easton Corbin

Country music stars to embrace high-end fashion labels for 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards

Country music stars to embrace high-end fashion labels for 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards

Blame the big hair, turquoise ballgowns and rhinestone-encrusted suits. Toss in the stacked jeans, cowboy boots and plaid shirts and it’s no wonder that the country music industry has never received high marks when it comes to its fashion choices. Times have changed.

Today’s stars have tossed aside their Manuel jackets and prom-like dresses — or worse — and are embracing designer names. So when the industry turns out in force Wednesday night for the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Association Awards, the red carpet will be filled with looks from some of fashion’s most-directional designers including Alexander McQueen, Givenchy and Dolce &...

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