Rihanna Goes Casual Cool In MC Lyte T-Shirt, Cross-Shaped Grill At 2013 VMAs

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Rihanna at the 2013 Video Music Awards on Aug. 25 in Brooklyn, NY.
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You know, only Rihanna could roll up to the 2013 VMAs in a T-shirt and jeans and still totally kill it in the style department. RiRi skipped the red carpet (sadface times a million!), but when we spotted her inside the Barclays Center, she looked as cute as ever in her casual-cool ensemble. She sported a distressed MC Lyte graphic tee with super dark cuffed jeans, black stilettos, a decked OUT diamond choker, diamond studs, massive bauble rings, and tons of stacked bracelets. Our favorite accessory of all, though, definitely had to be the teeny cross-shaped grill she wore between her two front teeth. I mean, between the gold gun mouthpiece she sported earlier this month and the diamond grill from July, it's safe to assume that this girl is growing QUITE the collection.

For her beauty game, Rihanna sported her freshly-cut mullet with her signature matte red lips, mile-long lashes, and bronzed cheeks. Up close, we also peeped her nail art, which (looked like!) a light blue French mani. #WERK We gotta admit that amongst all the intricate red carpet gowns, it's kind of badass to go the total opposite route in a no-nonsense outfit. But tell us, what do you think about Rihanna's VMA ensemble? Let us know in the comments below!

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