Lady Gaga at the 2012 Grammys in L.A. on Feb. 12.
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From Nicki Minaj’s bedazzled satin Red Riding Hood cape to Fergie’s see-through orange lace dress, we didn’t miss a beat on the 2012 Grammys red carpet. But when it was all over, we felt oddly empty. Then we realized: Where the heck is Lady Gaga? Mother Monster didn’t walk the carpet and never actually made it onstage throughout the entire show, but we couldn’t, um, not talk about the front row ensemble she was sporting. According to fashion collaborator Nicola Formichetti, she wore custom Versace, which included a rhinestone black veil that covered her entire body (even her face) and then became a sort of chain mail for a structured metallic gold bodice with extra-sharp shoulders. She also had a matching gold scepter (!!!) and metallic nails to finish the look. She added a pop of color to her ensemble with a matte red lip and strong cat eye. Her train is also connected to her hand for mobility’s sake, but it seems Lady Gaga pretty much stayed put throughout the show. SADFACE. We really wanted to see that scepter in action.
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