Doja Cat, Cynthia Erivo led the style march on the Grammys
By LEANNE ITALIE
NEW YORK (AP) — Doja Cat went for neon feathers and a moto-inspired look zipped allll the best way down and Cynthia Erivo surprised in a glowing silver robe with gold accents by Louis Vuitton on the Grammys as music’s large evening Sunday supplied a luxe style second for the celebrities.
Wearing Roberto Cavalli, Doja’s revealing look included cat-claw zips on every arm and a feathered skirt.
“I need to be the cat girl, so let me be that,” she stated.
Erivo’s robe included a low cutout on the entrance with a gold bib impact on the high and a gold belt, whereas DaBaby brightened up a drastically pared-down crimson carpet in a shiny mustard and inexperienced floral swimsuit from Dolce & Gabbana. Erivo didn’t hit the carpet, however she made a press release nonetheless. Her robe was adorned with greater than 60,000 glass beads, crystals and sequins. She topped off the look with jewels from Tiffany & Co.
Dua Lipa additionally sparkled, in a pink sequin Versace robe with a butterfly motif. The body-skimming robe included cutouts on the hips and a horny excessive slit.
“It was actually cool to collaborate,” she stated of the look.
Billie Eilish matched her lengthy nails to a unfastened pink and black trouser look by Gucci, her hat and face masks additionally a match.
DaBaby, his mother, Linda, by his facet in crimson, topped off his swimsuit with a wide-brim inexperienced hat with crimson beneath. He was available in individual however earlier created an Instagram crimson carpet second along with his daughter since no children had been allowed on the Los Angeles present.
Joanie Leeds, winner of the perfect youngsters’s music album, did one thing related at a distance from dwelling in New York.
“I truly created a step and repeat and a crimson carpet,” she informed reporters throughout a digital information convention earlier than the present. “All of us walked the crimson carpet and we had a photographer right here and took some actually good photos.”
Leeds wore a multicolor sequined robe by Nicole Miller, and he or she slid off her silver heels to point out on digicam.
“Simply because we’re digital this 12 months, I wasn’t going to put on my hoodie sweatshirt,” stated Leeds, a first-time Grammy winner.
Attributable to pandemic precautions, the “crimson carpet” was not the same old mass of cameras and TV crews. A choose few shops had been permitted on website to conduct stay interviews — a protected distance aside.
The evening’s host, Trevor Noah, confirmed up for the pared-down carpet in a traditional black tuxedo by Gucci, whereas nominee Debi Nova went large — and pink — in a mini gown that had an enormous practice and tropical particulars, by Georges Chakra. Phoebe Bridgers wore a black robe adorned with a beaded human skeleton, from Thom Browne, and Megan Thee Stallion wore a strapless shiny orange princess look with a excessive facet slit and an enormous again bow and practice by Dolce & Gabbana. Her Chopard choker completed off the look.
“I needed to pop. I needed to seem like a Grammy,” Megan stated.
Nandi Howard, affiliate style editor at Essence, lauded the model moments supplied by Megan and DaBaby.
“I’m wanting to see D&G work extra with hip-hop artists. Megan appeared so regal in her orange robe, and tonight she wore her outfit effortlessly. I hope to see her in couture extra usually. She wears it very nicely,” she stated.
Howard additionally supplied kudos to Lizzo, who shimmered in a pink mermaid look to current an award and earlier wore a brief ruched sea foam strapless gown by Balmain. She dripped in Bulgari jewels.
“We usually see avant-garde robes on the Grammys, however depart it as much as Lizzo to change it up in one of the simplest ways,” Howard stated.
Jacob Collier stated he went for consolation in a floral Stella McCartney turtleneck and crimson swimsuit.
“I’ve by no means been requested about garments earlier than,” he stated. “I really feel like a rock star.”
In Dundas, H.E.R. rocked a burgundy, mid-calf gown with matching wide-leg trousers.
Jonathan Evans, model director for Esquire, noticed a wholesome dose of Nineteen Seventies flare operating by way of menswear, in no small half to Gucci. Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak slid into leisure fits for Silk Sonic’s debut.
“Huge lapels and flared trousers would possibly, I’ll admit, sound slightly intimidating, or like a return to the unhealthy outdated days, however if you see the best way guys like Anderson .Paak, Finneas and Harry Kinds are carrying it, it feels contemporary,” he stated.
All three wore Gucci. Evans stated of Kinds’ look: “A jacket with a sample that appears prefer it could possibly be one in every of your grandmother’s favourite tea cozies is one factor, however a cropped jacket with a huge lapel that channels Nana? That’s the type of factor that Kinds appears to make wearable.”
Kinds later carried out in a black leather-based swimsuit — who wants a shirt — with a inexperienced boa round his neck. He wore a purple boa along with his cropped jacket.
Noah Cyrus spoke to reporters in a cream robe with an enormous cape-like impact that encircled her face. It was a Schiaparelli, a somber Cyrus and first-time Grammy nominee stated. She stated she was honored to be the primary to put on it. Cyrus is mourning the latest demise of her grandmother.
“I simply want my grandma might have seen this,” she stated of her nomination.
Related Press reporters Marcela Isaza and Jonathan Landrum in Los Angeles and Kristin Corridor in Nashville contributed to this story.
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