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Grammys 2020 fashion hits and misses from the red carpet

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We’re deep into the latest awards season, and here comes something a little different: the outrageous, over-the-top and designer fashion from the always-entertaining celebrities and musicians who attend the Grammy Awards, held this year at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Alicia Keys returned as host for the second year, and we’re more than excited about what the nominees, winners and presenters of the 62nd Grammys brought to the evening in terms of style. Major red-carpet standouts included Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande, but they were by no means the only ones.

Follow along as we bring you our latest round of sartorial hits and misses as well as those picks from our new-kid-on-the-block category, On the Fence.

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Hit: Lizzo
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Lizzo arriving at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards.
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

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Hit: Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande
Hit: Ariana Grande has a fairy-tale moment in her voluminous Giambattista Valli dove-gray gown with enough tulle for days. She’s a major red-carpet standout for all the right reasons.
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

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Hit: Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes
Hit: Shawn Mendes arrives in a magenta-hued suit by Louis Vuitton, perfectly tapping into one of the color trends we saw on Sunday’s red carpet.
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

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Miss: Ricky Rebel
Ricky Rebel
Miss: Ricky Rebel left little to the imagination by wearing chaps with a view. The look left us scratching our heads.
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

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On the Fence:
Billy Porter
On the fence: “Pose” star Billy Porter usually stands out on the red carpet for all the best reasons. For the Grammys, he arrived in a blue, crystal-fringe flared jumpsuit with matching cropped jacket from Baja East by Scott Studenberg and a mechanically retracting fringe bucket hat made in collaboration with Sarah Sokol. It was a decidedly matador look, which left us wondering exactly what the fashion category was.
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

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