Fashion Police at the Grammy Awards 2013: arrivals

Grammy Awards 2013
The Grammy Awards 2013

The Oscars may be the awards ceremony of the year, but when it comes to crimes of fashion, the Grammys are always the ones to watch. When the music world’s finest gather on the red carpet, you’re almost guaranteed to see some serious fashion fails mixed in with those gorgeous gowns. You can see our roundup of suspects from the Grammy Awards 2013 in the gallery below, but here are some of the stand-out fashion moments:

Jennifer Lopez at the Grammy Awards 2013

When Angelina Jolie first patented “The Leg” at last year’s Oscars, it was pretty funny. When everyone started to copy her, however, it was pretty embarrassing. And when J.Lo is STILL doing it a year later, in a desperate bid to show us all how OMGSEXY she still is, it becomes downright tragic. Seriously, if J.Lo thought she could get away with just turning up naked at this point, we think she probably would. On a serious note, though, one of The Fashion Police’s rules of thumb is that if your dress forces you to stand in a really awkward position all night, just so you can show it to its, er, “best” potential, it may not be a crime of fashion, exactly (But it probably is), but it’s probably going to be pretty damn uncomfortable…

Beyonce at the Grammy Awards 2013

So, Beyonce got the memo about the monochrome trend, then. That’s good. We might actually have loved this if it was a dress. Given that its pants, though, it’s giving off a bit of an ice-dancer vibe, and we just can’t decide whether we think it’s completely fabulous or… not so much. We’re leaning towards “love it”. We may change our minds later.

Taylor Swift Grammy Awards 2013

Now, we’ve defended Taylor Swift in the past against the charge of Always Being Dressed The Same. We like to see people develop a sense of style that’s identifiably THEIRS, as opposed to being a fashion victim, constantly changing to suit each passing trend, and never really developing a look of their own. All of that said, though, even we’re getting pretty sick of the “Yeah, I’m fabulous: AND?” expression, and endless parade of white dresses here. Yes, white looks amazing on you Taylor. It really does. But we just can’t escape the impression that you only have one dress, and you just wear it over and over again. A change is as good as a rest, you know?

As for the rest, well, as always, we’re going to leave the final judgement up to you, so take a look at the gallery and tell us who your Fashion Criminals and Style Saviours were at the Grammy Awards 2013…

GALLERY: Grammy Awards 2013



  • February 11, 2013


    Disliked most of the gowns, but I got to defend J-lo here. I doubt she is doing a Angelina…she kinda showed of her body since I can remember her (nineties). I’m specifically remembering a printed green gown which had a big slit in the chest area and in the legs.

    Agree with you on Taylor. She looks beautiful but this look as become boring.

    Now the biggest surprise is Adele. I wasn’t expecting her to wear something so colorful. However I think the dress shape isn’t the best one for her.

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  • February 14, 2013


    My absolute favorites are: Katy Perry (perfect body, hot dress), Rihanna (even though I don`t agree with the sheerness of the dress I still think it`s a beautiful outfit) and Kelly Rowland (absolutely sculptural).

    Worst dressed: Kat Dennings (hate the dress, not only it`s frumpy but it`s not glamorous enough for the occasion), J Lo (i don’t like the fabric of the dress and it makes her look bulky) and Beyonce (pants not appropriate for the occasion).

    Weird looking but I like it: Florence Welch (spectacular dress) and Adele (i like that she wore something in color and i like the shape of the dress, suits her. I don`t like the pattern though).

    Boring (looking fine but no WOW): Nicole Kidman (skin, hair and dress in the same color range) and Taylor Swift (I agree with the author).

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  • February 18, 2013


    For me, J-Lo looked awful, it was too much for Katy Perry abd Rihanna, Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen and Carrie Underwood just NAILED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! XO! ♥

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