Style hits a high note at AMAs

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre In case you didn’t know it was him, Soulja Boy scribbled his name all over the frames of his white Dolce & Gabanna sunglasses.GraphicsRapper Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony wore a white jacket by Artful Dodger that had pop art-style illustrations embroidered all over in black with splashes of bright greens, pinks and yellows.LaidbackSkateboarding legend Tony Hawk opted for a casual look in his Quicksilver brand black button-up shirt with exposed white stitching at the seams and blue jeans. Why not his own brand? “Actually, Quicksilver bought my brand so I guess it’s the same thing.”Bushy haired Brent Kutzle of rock quintet OneRepublic sported old-school checkered Vans. His band mates Eddie Fisher and Ryan Tedder also wore Vans in pinstriped and solid black, respectively.Sunday BestThe boys of Pretty Ricky put on their Sunday best with matching cream-colored suits, terra cotta-colored shirts and paisley ties. Pop’s biggest stars brought fashion to the Nokia red carpet at Sunday’s American Music Awards. And as expected, it was all over the map. Here are some of the looks.The divas dazzled.Rappers sparkled. Rock newcomers resurrected old favorites, including skinny ties, military-style jackets and skinny pants. In fact, one reporter told OneRepublic, “You guys look like early Duran Duran,” thrilling the rock fivesome into an impromptu performance of “Girls on Film.”The OffbeatPony-hair boots kept Shanel’s tootsies warm. Rapper Ne-Yo was dressed to the nines in a black velvet Ralph Lauren tuxedo, complete with a hat and a scarf.Akon forgot to remove the Barney’s tag from his $3,400 Burberry gray duster.GlamNatalie Zea from television’s “Dirty Sexy Money” says she wanted to glam it up for her first-ever American Music Awards show. So, she went with the shimmering Randolph Duke.Myra says she was going for the “Latin thing” in her shimmering floral, single-strap wrap-around dress.Kellie Pickler wore black. Ashanti wore gold. And both long, flowing gowns bared a little at the waist.Mary J. Blige was all sequins and curves in her haute one-sleeved Emanuel Ungaro dress. And get a load of those chandelier earrings.BlingSean Kingston stole the spotlight with the giant $150,000 64 Crayons Box hood ornament around his neck.Ryne Sanborn of “High School Musical” fame showed off his diamond-encrusted skull-and-crossbone silver belt buckle.The MiniWith upswept hair and long dangling earrings, country darling Carrie Underwood attracted a lot of attention in her white halter dress made of stitched together rose buds.Miley Cyrus also showed lots of leg. The young star of “Hannah Montana” looked all grown up in her little red number by Nuj Novakhett.Taylor Swift paired her black mini with black boots.Fergie also strolled the carpet in black, which had an open weave high choker neck.“Dancing With the Stars” competitor Jennie Garth was in a turquoise blue empire waisted full mini with a banded hemline way above the knees.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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