Grammy Awards 2011 Live Blog: The Red Carpet Fashion!

7:55 pmRihanna showed up on the red carpet at the very last minute in a barely there white Jean Paul Gaultier gown. Are you blushing, yet?

Rihanna on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:51 pmLea Michele looked super-sultry in a black ruffled Emilio Pucci dress with a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit.

Lea Michele on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:43 pmKeri Hilson rocked a strapless Basil Soda minidress with strappy silver sandals. Nope, we don’t hate her ’cause she’s beautiful (OK, maybe a little).

Keri Hilson on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:38 pm — Cutie patootie Willow Smith walked the red carpet wearing a cropped jacket, brown caped skinny pants, platform sneakers, and a floating clutch. And, of course, her hair was braided into a whip-ready style.

Willow Smith on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:38 pm — Theatrical might be the best way to describe Katy Perry’s Giorgio Armani dress, which featured a bedazzled top, an iridescent train, and feathered wings. Get this lady a stage!

Katy Perry on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:32 pmDianna Agron looked goth-sophisticated in a black bustier and matching skirt from Vivienne Westwood, black drop earrings, black shoes, black nail polish, and black eyeliner.

Dianna Agron on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:29 pmGlee girl Amber Riley took a fashion risk by wearing a strapless Ema Savahl dress, with a funky neck choker/shoulder jewelry contraption, and Charles Albert ring.

Amber Riley on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:21 pmNatasha Bedingfield teamed her blue sequined floral gown with retro waves in her hair and winged liner on her eyes. It’s Old Hollywood glamour at its finest.

Natasha Bedingfield on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:18 pmSelena Gomez went for the gold in a slinky J. Mendel slip gown with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and a Judith Leiber clutch. This girl always seems to wear the right thing!

Selena Gomez on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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7:05 pm — Grammy performer Jennifer Hudson showed off her hot bod in an assymetrical Versace navy dress, which she paired with triple-strap heels.

Jennifer Hudson on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:51 pmJanelle Monáe walked the red carpet in a glittery version of her usual uniform—black slacks, suit jacket, and bow tie. Even her pouf was dressed up with textured waves.

Janelle Monáe on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:46 pm — We knew we’d see at least one ballet-inspired frock. Just didn’t think it’d be on Hayley Williams. The Paramore frontwoman teamed her orange strands (new bangs?) with a sparkling Jeremy Scott creation.

Hayley Williams on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:40 pmNicki Minaj’s head-to-toe leopard-print Givenchy ensemble looked fierce…literally.

Nicki Minaj on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:38 pm — Interesting, as usual, we spotted Florence Welch (from Florence and the Machine) in a Givenchy tulle gown with appliqued swans on the front and a tangerine feathery design on the backside.

Florence Welch on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:31 pm — Just when we think Lady Gaga can’t outdo her last red carpet look… Gaga “wore” a green Hussein Chalayan womb, which was carried on a wooden plank by half-naked men. Mmmkay.

Lady Gaga inside an egg on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:15 pm — Freshly-bronzed Jersey Shore’s Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino goes casual by wearing his black blazer with dark denim, a white tee and kicks.

The Situation on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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6:11 pmSnooki sparkled in a puff-shouldered silver minidress with a matching clutch and strappy stacked heels.

Snooki on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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5:56 pmKelly Osbourne looked ADORBS in a lavender frock and silver Alexander McQueen peep toes, which she teamed with sleek strands.

Kelly Osbourne on the Grammy Awards red carpet.
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Here, here—it’s the 2011 Grammy Awards!!! Of course the night is all about the music, but our little fashion hearts can barely handle the excitement for what’s about to go down on the red carpet, which is bound to be full of out-of-this-world looks. We’ll be here live-blogging the entire red carpet experience, so keep checking in and telling us what you’re loving/hating. Check out the red carpet fashion gallery here, and let’s go!

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