Lizzo Brings High Fashion Drama in Black Dress and Matching Lipstick to the 2022 VMAs

2022 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals

2022 MTV Video Music Awards – Arrivals

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Lizzo has arrived!

The Special The 34-year-old entertainer served up a head-turning red carpet look that’s hot “off the runway” when she arrived at the 2022 MTV VMAs in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday.

The superstar wore a voluminous black Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2022 dress, accessorized with matching black lipstick, a gold lip ring, layers of gold hoop earrings and a slicked back hairstyle.

And of course, she made a splash by sharing the moving dress on her Instagram.

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She is nominated for four awards, including Song of the Year, Best Pop Song and Video For Good for “About Damn Time”, as well as Artist of the Year. Lizzo is also set to join a list of star performers at the awards show.

Lizzo has been dominating the red carpets lately, appearing on PEOPLE’s Best Dressed list at the 2022 BET Awards in June, where she served up old Hollywood glamor in a sparkling navy blue feather-embellished Gucci gown with a plunging neckline and a thigh slit. She finished the look with black Gucci platform heels.

Lizzo attends the 2022 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

Lizzo attends the 2022 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

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The Grammy Award winner previously attended the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala in May, sporting a hand-embroidered black and gold coat with a matching dress by Thom Browne.

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“It took 22,000 hours to make this coat, I’m so happy to be in it, I feel like a piece of art,” said Lizzo vogue of the look, in which she serenaded the red carpet with a gold flute.

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Lizzo attends “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” the 2022 Costume Institute Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City

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She also launched her own all-inclusive shapewear line Yitty in April, celebrating “self-love, radical inner confidence and effortless everyday wear.”

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Lizzo has previously opened up about embracing her body as she appeared on the cover of PEOPLE’s Women Changing the World issue. “I think I have a really sexy body! I’m a body icon, and I’m accepting it more and more every day,” she said in March.

“That might not be someone’s ideal body type, just like, say, Kim Kardashian might not be someone’s ideal body type, but she’s a body icon and she created a modern standard of beauty,” Lizzo added. “And what I am to do is step into my confidence and my power to create my own standard of beauty. And one day it will be right the Standard.”

Lizzo’s latest red carpet comes as she prepares to embark on the special tour, with the North American leg kicking off on September 23 in Sunrise, Florida.

The VMAs are broadcast live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on MTV.

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