1. Lace It Up
Jennifer Lopez and Kourtney Kardashian presented us with a dual message, laced-up details on your outfits are here to stay. Take note of this noughties-inspired trend as you shop for your fall 2021 wardrobe. Image: JLo wearing David Coma
Kourtney Kardashian wearing Olivier Theyskens, with Travis Baker
2. Corsetry Details
We love ourselves a flattering Victorian gown (in fashion, not women's rights), especially when it comes with an edgy 2021 update. Constructed dresses with corset detailing stole the show at the VMAs, case in point: Olivia Rodrigo, Camilla Cabello and Doja Cat. Image: Olivia Rodrigo wearing Atelier Versace
Doja Cat wearing Vivienne Westwood
Camilla Cabello wearing Alexis Mabille
Of course, Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly turn heads everywhere they go, but at last night's event, it was Megan's naked, Thierry Mugler dress that caught our attention, foreshadowing a trend for sheer and see-through outfits this fall. If you are wondering how to wear this look on the streets, the key lies in layering it the right separates. (Refer to the fashion section of our website for the right style tips.
Relaxed, oversized and slouchy-chic, words you don't necessarily associate with a red-carpet event, but in a post-Covid world, we are 100% here for this new partywear trend. Image: Shawn Mendes wearing Mans
Billie Eilish wearing an oversize cowl-neck sweater, a mid-length skirt and silver jewellery by David Yurman.
5. Gender-Fluid Dressing
Stars are upping the ante on gender-fluid dressing this year, and the message is loud and clear. The archaic old rules don't apply anymore. Pick menswear, womenswear, heck even raid the kidswear section of the look works for you OOTD, you do you! Image: Lil Nas X wearing Atelier Versace
6. Drag-Inspired OTT Headgear
Nothing is off-limits when it comes to having fun with your look, get a bondage-inspired mask, or plumage that enters the room before you do, just bring that #winning Kween energy! Image: Kim Petras wearing Richard Quinn
Kacey Musgraves wearing Valentino Couture
7. Shine On!
After the year (or 2) it's been, we don't need a reason to celebrate life and celebrity outfits 'reflect' the sentiment. Dazzling, shimmery outfits were everywhere at last night's VMAs, giving us every reason to shine on this fall. Image: Saweetie wearing Valentino
Paris Hilton wearing The Blonds
Kalle Bailey wearing Monot with Chloe Bailey