Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

A lot of entertainers made the trek to Berlin - Beyonce, Shakira, Lil Kim, Juliette Lewis, Katy Perry and, obviously, the Hoff - because, apparently, you can wear the most ludicrous of getups and no one cares.

Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Beyonce Knowles, the ultimate modernist bombshell, in classic form.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

The Hoff - in one place where he's always appreciated.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Juliette Lewis is intent on making everyone remember, at every turn, that she is not a rocker. Apparently she does put on a killer show!


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Leona Lewis' getup makes me ponder the wide range of human tastes and likes.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Doda's outfit might be called "representational." "Literal," even.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

But eh voila! The bomb contracts into a...large, random black circle.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Luckily for Lil Kim, there is a great deal to be said for consistency in this unpredictable world.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Is the, um, border of Shakira's arm-hole intended to evoke an Edenic serpent? Can she sit down in that dress? Or walk in those shoes? So many questions!


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Now that she's 25, Katy Perry is an elegant grown-up lady. Or at least a Gibson Girl.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Asia Argento models the latest in Flintstones chic.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Elena Paparizou, meanwhile, models last year's iteration.


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Not sure why Miranda Cosgrove needed to come to Berlin, but I guess Nickelodeon likes to represent. As do harlequins. And she's doing them both proud!


Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music AwardsS

Shadow-tie-dye and high boots? If anyone can work it, it's a tall drink of water like Joss Stone.

Brace Yourselves For MTV Europe Music Awards

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