Since its inception in 1984, the annual MTV Video Music Awards has boasted some of the wildest red carpets in Hollywood — and we’re celebrating them all! After all, when the folks who make their living creating fabulous stage shows and over-the-top videos get together, you have to expect some d-r-a-m-a. Think nearly nude everything, outfits made of plastic, matching couples in denim and painted-on frocks that make you wonder how many people were involved in the getting-dressed process.
Without further ado, let’s take a look back at the boldest styles of all time, including those worn by Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, Lil’ Kim — and so, so many more. Who will we add to the list after the 2019 VMAs? Your guess is as good as ours!