Calling Video Music Award style irreverent would be a bit of an understatement. This weekend marks the ceremony’s 32nd year; in those decades the MTV carpet has seen mini bustier bridal dresses, ladies who match, bikini tops and meat dresses—with a Tom Ford suit or Dolce dress thrown in for good style measure. Here, see the icons in their iconic VMA looks. Plus, see the nominees for the 2016 VMAs.
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