Everybody's on tenterhooks wondering what craziness tonight's VMAs will bring. But before the stars can make news or trouble in the Nikon theater, they gamely strut the
red white carpet, hinting at their state of mind through some serious sartorial insanity, whether that's with iridescent sequins, live animals, or ludicrous shoes. Katy Perry could well be dressed as a croissant. (But sadly, she is not).
We'll have pics of all the stars' looks for you tonight — good, bad, and indescribable — and we'll be updating until the last fishnet has swam. Let us know in the comments below which ones you liked best