By Sora Hwang
Photos: Billboard.com, Glamour, The Hollywood Reporter, Huffington Post
The MTV Video Music Awards are known for their unique “moonman” awards, given to the best of the best music videos released throughout the year. Hollywood’s biggest stars and YouTube’s latest sensations graced the red carpet on September 6th. Style choices ranged from timeless white to edgy patterns. Although many people consider this year’s red carpet disappointing–especially with the simultaneous Fashion’s Night Out–we’ve compiled a list of stars who were still spot on.
Rihanna in Prabal Gurang
Rihanna repeated an elegant Prabal Gurang gown from one of her “Battleship” premieres, but debuted a new short hairdo that looked perfect with the timeless piece.
Zoe Saldana in Salvatore Ferragamo
Stunning Zoe Saldana wore a Salvatore Ferragamo dress and shoes paired with intricate pieces of jewelry and an Alexander McQueen clutch.
Katy Perry in Elie Saab
Katy Perry went back to Elie Saab’s Fall/Winter 2004 Couture Collection and pulled out her choice with Jimmy Choo shoes and a Sethi Couture ring.
Emma Watson in Peter Pilotto
As usual, Emma Watson wore an edgy, fun dress that only she could possibly pull off. She wore Peter Pilotto and pulled her outfit together with Tom Ford shoes.
Miley Cyrus in Pucci
After stunning the world with her new blonde cut, Miley Cyrus showed up with a P!nk-inspired faux-hawk and a black Pucci dress with a plunging neckline.
P!nk in Stella McCartney
The new mom shimmered on the red carpet in a long, silver Stella McCartney gown.
Taylor Swift in J. Mendel
The country singer hung up her typical floor-length gowns for a classic white pantsuit by J. Mendel.