2013 MTV VMAs Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

See the fashion favorites (and flops) from the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Katy Perry and Richard Simmons attend the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for MTV)
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Purrfect for the VMAs! Katy Perry rocked this gold-encrusted, leopard-print cocktail dress from Ungaro. Click to see more fashion favorites (and flops) from the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Miley Cyrus looked like she was up for fun in this jeweled crop-top and matching trouser ensemble by Dolce & Gabbana.
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Lil’ Kim was all leather, lace and serious camera face! Oh, and don’t forget the feathers.
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Taylor Swift – a presenter on the night - went old-Hollywood glam in this deep purple gown by Herve Leger.
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Rita Ora combined a showgirl’s favorite things: sequins and feathers!
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Ciara (here in Givenchy Haute Couture) and Rita Ora must have received the same memo: sequins, feathers and a split up “to there” equals VMA red carpet magic.
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2Chainz layered black and gold Versace on the MTV VMA red carpet in at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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Selena Gomez kept things devastatingly simple in navy Atelier Versace that played peek-a-boo with a fitted corset beneath.
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Daft Punk proved that all a suit and tie ensemble needs is a few gold accessories.
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Lady Gaga walked the carpet in all black Prabal Gurung.
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Musician Robin Thicke walked the red carpet with wife Paula Patton.
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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is back in post-baby form showing lots of cleavage on the VMA red carpet in this embellished gown from NYC Glitz.
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Artist to Watch nominee and performer, Austin Mahone opted for basic black, with a few well-placed red accents.
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Model Erin Wasson definitely turned heads at the Barclays Center.
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Rapper Riff Raff dressed to impress in his signature "riff raff" style.
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Short and sweet! Ariana Grande was all suger in this floral-printed dress by Kenley Collins.
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Music producer Flying Lotus walked the red carpet fighting the (non-existant) elements with a scarf, jacket, and sunglasses.
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Shailene Woodley sported one of the big red carpet trends: a bare midriff. The actress was on-hand to promote her new film “Divergent.”
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Artist to Watch nominee and performer, Austin Mahone opted for basic black, with a few well-placed red accents.
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The 12-year-old Willow Smith walked the carpet with older brother Jaden Smith.
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Jennifer Hudson looked rocker chic in leather.
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Ellie Goulding was a study in studs in this gown that made sure it got to the point – from any angle!
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“Glee” star Darren Criss paired gold studded shoes with his maroon suit on the MYV VMA red carpet.
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A reunited Danity Kane went matching in monochromatic on the VMA red carpet.
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Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola tried on 3 outfits before walking down the carpet with Ronnie.
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