Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion You could certainly argue that the fashions on view at New York's Fashion Week right now aren't all Sublime. But no one - no one! - could claim that what walked down the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet last night at Hollywood's Paramount Pictures Studios was not Ridiculous. Yeah, you expect the VMAs to bring it, grotesqueness-wise, but even given their own high standards, they outdid themselves. Katy Perry (left) kissed a girl, wore a bathing suit; Christina Aguilera cleared up any misconceptions about her taste level; several gents channeled Professor Harold Hill, and anyone who could show breasts, did - especially when they could do so in booties! The Good, the Really Bad, the Seriously Ugly - after the jump.


The Good: Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Ciara's classic lame sheath is truly glam. The hair? Confusing. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion The "maternity effect" is when customarily suspect red carpet attendees magically look 100% better once pregnant. See: Ashlee Simpson! Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Taylor Swift's frock is slightly "SATC -intro" but she looks adorable. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Seeing as it's the VMAs, and seeing as it's Pink, this pirate-stripe gown is just fun. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Yes, Kristen Stewart's hair is slightly jacked. But the little sweater dress is cute!
The Bad: Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Christina Aguilera's all, 'don't worry, I haven't really gotten classy and responsible! I'm still here!' Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion See, you wouldn't think Heidi Montag's monstrous shoes could look any worse... Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion And then you see them with Keri Hilson's um, "ensemble." Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion If there is an excuse for Steven 'Kojo' Cojocaru's Tom Wolfe look, he forgot the note. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion LiLo seems to forget, again, that she is a beautiful young girl. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Rihanna channels 1985 gladiator. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Tila Tequila's job interview look. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Ashley Tisdale's spangled number looks labor-intensive, sparkly, ugly. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion In Nicky Hilton's defense, the shoes are inoffensive. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion It is hard to see breasts publicly maltreated, as Audrina Partridge does here. Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion The proportions of Miss USA Tara Connor's dress are seriously unflattering. At least her shoes are beautiful. (I kid!) Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion What Lady Victoria Hervey's dress lacks in beauty, it makes up for with everything else in the world.
The Ugly: Fasten Your Seatbelts: It Was A Bumpy Night For VMA Fashion Why yes, that IS Perez Hilton in an ill-fitting three-piece check suit!

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