The fashion mavens over at Vogue Magazine have made their choices for the top 10 Grammy looks, and several of our favorite stars made the list.
It is great to see that even in light of some magazines’ reluctance to acknowledge African-American stars, Vogue has managed to take down some of the barriers barring women of color from recognition. Here are Vogue’s choices for the top looks from the Grammy events, who they wore, and why it was hot:
1) Who: Lady Gaga
What: Armani Prive
Why: She made the GA in Gaga stand for Giorgio Armani–a radical revamp for a classic red-carpet designer.
2) Who: Jennifer Husdon
What : RM by Roland Mouret
Why: A true diva knows the power of absolute chic
3) Who:Jennifer Nettles
What: Victoria Nettles
Why: The dress that doesn’t scream a label is always intriguing on the red carpet
4) Who: Beyonce
What: Altier Versace
Why: When you’re a pop icon, you need to knoe what makes you look like a star
5) Mary J Blige
Why: Sexily minimal always out-blings the bling
What: Givenchy Haute Couture
Why: Tuesday night, it’s on the runway in Paris. Sunday night, its on her in LA.
7.) Celine Dion
Why: A surprisingly successful attempt at channeling the tawny, tousled Daria Werbowy rock chic.
8.) Who: Rihanna
What: Viktor & Rolf
Why: Sometimes making the brave choice pays off.
9.) Who: Katy Perry
What: Zac Posen
Why: A winning Hollywood glam-goes-rock take oin spring’s nude trend
10.) Who: Nicole Kidman
Why: She dressed for herself and not for the event.