40 Daring Outfits That Turned Heads At The MTV Video Music Awards

The first MTV Video Music Awards took place in 1984, and attendees had just one style rule to follow: there were no rules. That freedom to go wild has endured ever since, and it’s resulted in some of the most outrageous getups in fashion and pop culture history. We’re talking dangerously sheer dresses, cowboy costumes, a gown made of raw meat… you get the picture. So, keep scrolling for 40 of the most daring outfits to appear on the VMAs red carpet – so far, anyway.