Miley Cyrus VMA fashion: Every crazy item of clothing worn by host.

Here Is Every Single Mind-Boggling Outfit That Miley Cyrus Wore During the VMAs

Here Is Every Single Mind-Boggling Outfit That Miley Cyrus Wore During the VMAs

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Aug. 31 2015 12:13 AM

Here Is Every Single Mind-Boggling Outfit That Miley Cyrus Wore During the VMAs

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This red carpet number was just the beginning.

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If the 2015 VMAs are remembered for anything—apart from Kanye West’s surprise announcement of his 2020 presidential candidacy—it will be for Miley Cyrus’ outfits. “Outfit” actually seems like an inadequate word to describe the objects that adorned Cyrus’ body, and, more importantly, left large swaths uncovered. Here, in chronological order, are all 15 ensembles worn by Cyrus onstage and in sketches, each one an instant classic.

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Cyrus opened the show in a sequined jumpsuit and a shrug made out of fake flowers.

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Closeup of sequined jumpsuit.

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In a sketch with Ike Barinholtz, Cyrus wore a furry pink coat with eyes on it over a pair of shiny gold pants.

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Closeup of furry pink coat with eyes.

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This silvery harness adorned with white pompoms strategically covered Cyrus’ nipples and pubic region and very little else.

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Continuing the optic theme, Cyrus wore a bra made out of large stylized eyes and a pink skirt shaped like a pair of lips.

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In a sketch, Cyrus wore a green top that actually looks kind of normal.

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In the same sketch, Cyrus wore a robe with dollar-bill print.

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Cyrus wears several orbs.

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Continuing the shiny-pants theme, Cyrus wore shiny pink pants.

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For a few brief seconds, Cyrus covered her entire body with a coat apparently made of tinsel.

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Then she tore off the tinsel coat to reveal a high-cut silver bodysuit.

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In a sketch with Snoop Dogg, Cyrus wore a robe with a black-and-white graphic, which no one noticed due to the two large white puffballs sprouting from Cyrus’ scalp.

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Here is Miley Cyrus wearing a rainbow square.

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Cyrus in a modest gold jumpsuit.

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Cyrus teased her upcoming performance by wrapping herself in a curtain.

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Eye can’t even.

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L.V. Anderson is a former Slate associate editor.