Red Carpet Watch: The American Music Awards, 2009

Rihanna

Rihanna

Rihanna pulled yet another “look at me!” number out of the box at the American Music Awards this weekend, wearing this very structured Zac Posen dress. Well, we’re looking, Rihanna – we’re definitely looking. But what are we thinking, readers, that’s the question?

We’re mostly thinking it looks a bit like a lace doily that’s been starched and then wrapped around a Barbie. With a handy crumb-catcher at the front. We don’t actually hate it, though, although we have a feeling a lot of people will. Take a look at the other celebrity outfits in our gallery, and let us know what you think!

9 Comments

  • November 23, 2009

    missile

    rihanna wears marchesa, not zac posen:)

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  • November 23, 2009

    Couture Coco

    Whoever it is, it just does not work! OK MAYBE if the top half was not ruffled as well but a normal strapless evening gown shape OR have the ruffled top half but make the skirt straight and short or long BUT NOT ruffled top AND bottom halves.
    .-= Couture Coco´s last blog ..White Shoes =-.

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  • November 23, 2009

    Natasha

    Did Leona Lewis just cut the skirt off a dress she wore like a month ago, and wear it again at the AMA’s? This looks familiar. I like Paula Abdul’s and Carrie Underwood’s.

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  • November 23, 2009

    naomi

    i liked everyone’s shoes better than their gowns

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  • November 23, 2009

    Alison

    I hate the way Rihanna dresses, and this is no exception.

    I love Shakira’s whole look.

    I like Kelly Clarkson’s dress in theory, but it doesn’t look great on her, and I can’t pinpoint why. Maybe the length is off or maybe the tights are distracting, I’m not sure.

    Nicole Kidman dresses like a little girl. Her look should be more sophisticated. She wears too many ruffles. I’m not saying she’s “old”, I’m just saying her look is too young for her.

    I really, really love Fergie’s dress. She is so hit or miss to me. She can look just terrible or she can look awesome.

    Leona Lewis looks too 1980s.

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  • November 23, 2009

    Ash

    I tell people every time she comes up in conversation, Rhianna is crazy in more than one way. No joke.

    I feel like if I wore that dress and someone taller than me looked down at me, they’d see something I wouldn’t want them to.

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  • November 24, 2009

    Shiny

    I can’t tell if it’s the dress that make Rihanna look chunky, or the angle of the photograph…

    I have a feeling that it’s the dress… not crazy-flattering.

    Meh. She took a risk.

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  • November 24, 2009

    Kat

    Unlike everyone else, I really liked this dress when i saw it. until i noticed the SLIGHT problem of those holes? nothing underneath there. Don’t wanna see any crotch thank you.

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  • December 6, 2009

    geegles

    WTF is it with clothes these days?! I can’t say I agree with all of Rihanna’s style choices but she usually either wildly impresses me or makes me barf. This time it’s the second. Fergie too is usually great, now she’s all seventies-hick-prom.
    I bet Paula swept the floors very, very clean….the dress material is so YUCKY!
    Selena’s is actually cute, and i LOVE Carrie’s new hair, the dress is….*shrugs*

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