Cardi B Accepts Her MTV VMA in Caged Spike Heels and an Unexpected Red Dress

Cardi B wore two pairs of gold sandals Monday night for the MTV VMAs — one while accepting her award and the other at the after-party.

The “Bodak Yellow” entertainer skipped the red carpet but still managed to make a big impression with her look, appearing twice onstage at New Jersey’s Prudential Center to accept the Best Hip-Hop Award and present Missy Elliott with the Video Vanguard Award.

The 26-year-old looked fierce in a red Déviant La Vie dress with lace-up detailing at the back and an unconventional train. For shoes, she selected gold Christian Louboutin cage sandals with spikes along the laddered straps.

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Cardi B onstage at the 2019 MTV VMAs.
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A closer look at Cardi B’s gold Louboutin sandals.
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The shoes featured a 4.5-inch stiletto heel and Louboutin’s signature red lacquer sole; the style is offered at Nordstrom.com for $1,245.

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Christian Louboutin spike heels.
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She completed her look with gold Saint Laurent jewelry.

Later in the evening, the “I Like It” rapper returned to New York to party the night away. Cardi tried out one of the season’s biggest trends — snake print — for the festivities. She wore a one-shouldered, knee-length, python-print dress from Fashion Nova.

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Cardi B wears a snake-print dress for a VMAs after-party.
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A closer look at Cardi B’s Tom Ford sandals.
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The Grammy winner also opted for some subtle snake-inspired flair on her pedicured. Her gold Tom Ford sandals were made of python, with a leather lining, the brand’s signature padlock detailing and a 4.1-inch stiletto heel. The style is selling for $1,390 on Neimanmarcus.com.

Tom Ford gold python sandals.
Tom Ford gold python sandals.
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