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15 Celebs Who Took Major Red Carpet Fashion Risks At The 2023 VMAs

This year's VMAs red carpet was filled with a ton of amazing looks. However, some of them were a little more experimental, risky, or unusual than others.

Here are 15 of the wildest red carpet looks from the 2023 VMAs:

1.Saweetie's Flintstones-chic bone dress:

her dress has a bone a the middrift and then at the neckline
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closeup of the large bone at the neckline
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2.Tinashe's fully see-through mesh dress:

pasties covering her private parts underneath the sheer slip
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tinashe posing with her back showing
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3.Doja Cat's Halloween decor couture cobweb dress:

her dress looks like strings of fabric to resemble a cobweb on her
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Axelle / FilmMagic / Via Getty

4.Jared Leto's Julia Fox-esque look and silver fangs:

him wearing tall platform boots, a leather dress and a thick chocker necklace
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closeup of his intense black eyeliner
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5.Bebe Rexha's butt cutouts and horse tail:

the backside of her dress with butt cut outs and a long pony tail
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John Nacion / WireImage / Via Getty

6.Cardi B's dress made of hair clips:

a long strapless dress made of different metal hair clips
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7.Demi Lovato's exaggerated shoulder pads:

they're wearing a long leather jacket with dramatic shoulder pads
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8.Ashanti's turtle bra:

she's wearing a long shiny dress with a turtle print bra
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closeup of her holding a purse that has a photo of her and nelly together
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9.Doechii's baseball cap and arm warmers:

she's wearing a dress with a long slit and deep-v neck and back cutout
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10.Jimbo's feathery pink dress and unique headpiece:

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closeup of jimbo
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11.Sexxy Red's giant wad of cash, which was too big to fit in her little purse:

sexxy red bending over for the camera and holding money in her hand
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Christopher Polk / Variety via Getty Images

12.Justina Valentine's bold blue bodysuit with fuzzy wrist cuffs:

her in the outfit backstage
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her posing with her back to the cameras
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13.Shenseea's fancy fur coat, which is giving modern Cruella De Vil vibes:

wearing a lingerie outfit with tights and long fur coat
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Taylor Hill / Getty Images

14.Luxx Noir London's latex mini dress and big choker:

wearing a short leather dress and tall heels
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Taylor Hill / Getty Images

15.And finally, Lil Uzi Vert's shorts with socks and sandals combo, which is giving "American tourist in Europe" vibes:

him in the baggy outfit with socks with his furry slides
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Taylor Hill / Getty Images

I love to see celebs take a risk and try something outside the norm on the red carpet! Which unique look do you think was the best? Share your opinions in the comments!

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