Designer decadence filled the MTV VMA red carpet with a range of stars stepping out to celebrate the event.
Rihanna showed off her cropped locks and a long white dress at the video based awards, while Alicia Keys went for a silver one-shoulder number. Miley Cyrus went for a traditional long black dress, while Taylor Swift looked cute in a white tailored suit.
Katy Perry also kept it toned down in a floral number, while Rita Ora blinged up the red carpet in a patterned bodysuit.
See all the pics in the gallery below.