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Egg shell ”vessel”! Peacock feathers! Angel wings! See the wackiest, most shocking looks from music’s big awards night through the years.
Posted on February 15, 2011 at 5:50pm EST
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Years from now, philosophers will ask: Which came first -- the Giorgio Armani or the egg?
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The literal interpretation of ''fight or flight.'' (For more on Cee Lo's outrageous outfit, see Cee Lo's stylist talks Grammys get-up.)
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Next year, she's upgrading to snow leopard.
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Between the bejeweled bosom, angel wings, and bedsheet, it's clear Katy Perry was really hoping to fly into many a teenage dream that night.
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Ciara took this Givenchy straight to the red carpet from the runway and made us want to run away.
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OK...where'd they go? Also, how do they breathe?
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The Grammy Awards' default ''shocking outfit'' let us in on the wonders of double-sided tape and served as a reminder of how endangered the (silk-screened) rain forests really are.
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Nothing on top, Kwanzaa gift wrap on bottom. Red-hot, sir.
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Oh, are you a fan of nature?
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Wow. It just looks so...uncomfortable. Where does the tape...? What if the wind...? I give up; the logistics of it are boggling. (Is that a mud flap?)
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Yo-ho-ho, what do we have here? It's Seal, a full decade ahead of his time in Pirates of the Caribbean couture.
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Alicia would've looked very cool and minimalist in a tank top and jeans, but somehow my grandma's nightie got all up in the mix.
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Finally, someone who knows how to match.
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Elvira Jr. didn't exactly mop up the competition that night. But that fringed atrocity could have done a number on the floor.
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If you put their outfits together, you'd actually have one properly covered woman.
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You have one moment of glory, with millions of eyes glued to your every move — and this is what you write on your chest? ''Go Giants'' would've been more inspiring.
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Slumber party after the show!
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Look, if you want to be on Dancing With the Stars that badly, all you have to do is tighten up that wrist! Or, you know, just ask.
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Shouldn't the cutoff year for them getting away with dressing like this have been (very generously) somewhere in the early '90s?
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Pretty standard Gloria fare; we just thought it deserved to be highlighted...with a beige marker.
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Little Bo Peep goes dominatrix, and I go dead inside. Boy shorts!
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It's a Russian nesting doll come to life*!
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Wait, why is he wearing navy knee socks?! Snuffy and Big Bird sure did grow up to be weird.
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It's Bootsy, baby! What else did you expect? Rowr!