Best Dressed at the 2019 American Music Awards

Best Dressed at the 2019 American Music Awards

At this year's AMA's, stars took colorful risks that certainly paid off.

At this year's AMA's, stars took colorful risks that certainly paid off.

Text: Dylan Kelly

At the American Music Awards, the red carpet is always filled with eccentric experimentation, and this year was no exception. Stars stepped out of their comfort zones with double-take worthy looks, resulting in an array of viral fashion moments. From Lizzo’s iconic mini Valentino purse to Lil Nas X’s exquisitely tailored, neon green Christopher John Rogers suit, this year’s AMAs looks were certainly ones for the books. Take a look at our favorites from last night’s festivities below.

Selena Gomez

Showing out in an effervescent green mini dress from Versace’s runway, Selena Gomez celebrated her musical revival at this year’s AMA’s. In an Instagram post after her stellar performance, she wrote, “Feels good to be back. Thank you to my entire team and to my fans that stand by me. All of this is for you and because of you. excited for this chapter #sg2.” Glad to have you back, Selena.

Billie Eilish

Reinventing modern streetwear, Billie Eilish never has a dull fashion moment. Captivating attention on the red carpet in a vintage, oversized Burberry t-shirt coupled with a glittering crystal veil, the double award-winning vocalist paid respect to Riccardo Tisci’s timeless artistry.

Lil Nas X

A certified style icon, Lil Nas X is exploring uncharted territory in men’s fashion. Brightening the carpet in a fully-tailored, slime green Christopher John Rogers ensemble, the “Old Town Road” star is redefining masculine expression.

Billy Porter

Billy Porter’s style is something of its own breed, and it certainly doesn’t go unnoticed. His stunning all-white Thom Browne outfit coupled with Stephen Jones’ masterful headpiece speaks to the future of fashion.

Big Freedia

Big Freedia walked the red carpet in an eclectic ensemble of blazing color last night. Wearing Libertine’s floral trousers and powerful cape, the hip hop powerhouse made a bright statement.

Lizzo

In a Valentino custom dress, Lizzo essentially broke the internet with her extra tiny purse. The maison’s toybag, crafted in collaboration with Obvious Plant, certainly took home the night’s Best Accessory.

Camila Cabello

The “Havana” singer graced the AMA’s carpet in an elegant Oscar de la Renta raffia-embroidered tulle gown. Sporting long braids, Camila Cabello served Rapunzel-esque perfection.

Christina Aguilera

In a sharp Jean-Paul Gaultier silhouette, Christina Aguilera’s pop prowess controlled the carpet upon her arrival. Box shoulders juxtaposed with an elegant veil provided for a contemporary take on feminine style.

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes showed out in a finely tailored, purple and green Paul Smith suit. Exposing his chest under his statement blazer, the renowned singer certainly garnered a multitude of heart eyes from star-crossed fans.

 

 

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