Free the nipple, but make it fashionable.
Bare breasts could have been the biggest trend on the red carpet at the 2022 VMAs on Sundaywith a handful of stars appearing in chest-centric outfits that got everyone talking.
Brazilian megastar Anitta literally bared his heart in a corseted crimson Schiaparelli Haute Couture gown cut low enough to reveal her entire left breast – which was covered with an intricate breastplate inspired by the blood-pump organ.
Lil Nas X, meanwhile, treated the crowd to not one, but two different sets of bare-chested VMAs, starting with a Harris Reed creation with flamboyant feathers consisting of larger than life headpiece and hoop skirt, shirtless style.
Once inside the Prudential Center, the “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” rapper changed into a long black dress completely covered in cutouts, two of which perfectly framed his pecs.
But no one has taken the risque trend as far as Italian glam rock band Måneskin.
The Eurovision champions arrived at the show in matching embellished Gucci outfits that flaunted plenty of flesh; drummer Ethan Torchio and vocalist Damiano David turned heads in a sheer corset and cape, respectively, while bassist Victoria De Angelis channeled Lil’ Kim in a one-shoulder top that showed off her shiny silver batter.
But while performing the band’s song “Supermodel” on stage, De Angelis shook a little too hard, with her blouse slipping off her shoulder to expose it. other Breast.
Although MTV cut during a wardrobe malfunctionthe bass player kept playing – the show must go on, after all – and Måneskin’s fans weren’t happy to see their performance interrupted, especially since singer David’s assless guys were not censored in the same way.
“I’m still mad at the vmas that ruined Maneskin’s performance, a shirtless man is fine, but when it’s a woman all of a sudden it’s a problem and needs to be censored? Get out of here with these bulls – t “, a tweeted.
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Ironically, De Angelis aimed for that very double standard during her red carpet interview earlier in the evening.
“I think it’s very important for us to share a message of freedom, in general,” she said. says MTV. “So just for everyone to be free to be themselves and express who they are…and also to have more equality [between showing] a woman’s body and a man’s body.