Grammy Fashions 2011: Best and Worst Dressed

Grammy Fashions 2011: Best and Worst Dressed

Niki Schwan, Vibe Magazine's Fashion Director and the celebrity stylist who brought the world some of

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Nicki Minaj

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BEST-DRESSED PICK: Bruno Mars, B.o.B & Janelle Monae

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NIKI SCHWAN: "With everyone trying to outdo one another at awards shows, with modern twists on 'edgy,' their performance was a refreshing take on style. I loved the retro styling each of them had, which looked perfect after the television treatment converting the performance to black and white. Kudos!"

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Katy Perry

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HONORABLE MENTION: Lady Gaga

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NIKI SCHWAN: "How can we not discuss

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Justin Bieber

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NIKI SCHWAN: "Let's not forget to mention

BEST-DRESSED PICK: Florence Welch

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NIKI SCHWAN: "This Givenchy combination of sheer fabric, white wing-like pattern and a coral, feather-like, low-cut back were perfectly made just for

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Paramore's Hayley Williams

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NIKI SCHWAN: "Maybe Rihanna and Hayley were inspired from the same dessert menu. Hayley reminded me of a upside-down chocolate cupcake with pick frosting. Pink fur is another red carpet NO-NO. Overall, the dress was unflattering around the waist, the pink fur clashed with the bright red hair... and did I mention the pink fur?"

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Cee Lo Green

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BEST-DRESSED PICK: Glee's Lea Michele

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WORST-DRESSED PICK: Ricky Martin

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NIKI SCHWAN: "Tight, metallic pants. Enough said. Leave these at home guys, not a good look on anyone, EVER."

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Kim Kardashian

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NIKI SCHWAN: "For someone that has made a professional career out of walking the red carpet, she did not impress at the Grammys. Kim always mentions how much she envies Jennifer Lopez's style, and this dress felt like a straight knock-off of J. Lo's famous low-cut green Versace dress from the 2000 Grammys. Kim tried to pull it off ten years too late. The dress was just not right for her. It felt inappropriate for someone who isn't in the music industry, not nominated or presenting. The golden color felt too mustardy for her fake-tan skin. Thumbs down Kimmy, we have seen you look better on much less important red carpets."

BEST-DRESSED PICK: Ciara

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WORST-DRESSED PICK: Esperanza Spalding

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NIKI SCHWAN: "I feel bad even mentioning anything negative about the amazingly talented and doe-eyed Grammy winner; however, her dress was a bit too reminiscent of Big Bird, and I wasn't feeling the combination with a pink pump."

BEST-DRESSED PICK: Lenny Kravitz

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NIKI SCHWAN: "After all these years, Lenny still shows us how rockstar style is done. In red carpet interviews, he called it his "nomad style." Whatever it is, it still looks great. He does black leather pants just the right way (not too tight), his draped vest is beautiful and coordinates perfectly with his classic beaded necklaces. We want to see Rock Stars on the red carpet, but we also want to see just the right amount of sexy, fashion, unique styling and overall fabulous."

WORST-DRESSED PICK: John Mayer

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WORST-DRESSED PICK: Mumford & Sons

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NIKI SCHWAN: "Honestly, they look like an unsigned group with no budget. I get the whole vintage thing; however, trucker hats paired with ribbons as ties, and multiple vest looks (within the same group), felt not well thought-out, messy and simply not put together enough considering the attention they have received. One suggestion: Hire a stylist perhaps?"

BEST-DRESSED PICK: Seal & Heidi Klum

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NIKI SCHWAN: "They are just visually a great rock'n'roll couple!

WORST-DRESSED PICK: Glee's Amber Riley

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NIKI SCHWAN: "Amber, come ON. Please find a stylist who can help inspire looks that flatter your full-figured beauty. Amber should have passed on the shoulder harness, which didn't go with her dress nor did it flatter her arms. The chaotic and spidery animal-print was just not meant for her. And to top it off, the choker-necklace made from the tassel of a sofa-cushion was inappropriate."

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