Cardi B Dresses as a Pearl in a Clam Shell at the 2019 Grammys

Cardi B’s outrageous red carpet look at the Grammy Awards has everyone talking.

The “I Like It” rapper stepped out in a vintage Thierry Mugler look from 1995. The dress featured a dramatic ruffle detailing at the waist designed to look like a mollusk shell. The dress pairs with shiny pink gloves and features pearl detailing at the waist and neckline.

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Cardi B in a bold Mugler dress at the 2019 Grammys alongside Offset.
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Cardi styled the dress on the red carpet with a wild peal-adorned updo — rocking the same piece that was worn on the runway. The performer works with celebrity stylist Kollin Carter to put together her bold looks.

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A model in 1995 wearing Thierry Mugler.
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The “Bodak Yellow” entertainer was accompanied by husband Offset, who looked dapper by his wife’s side in a pair of black pants and a lacy top. The Migos member accessorized with a series of necklaces and wore heavy rings on his fingers.

Cardi is slated to perform at this year’s ceremony, joining a star-studded list that includes Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Lady Gaga. She is nominated for five awards on the night — among them Album and Record of the Year, two of the most coveted honors.

The 26-year-old rapped at last year’s Grammys to “Finesse” alongside Bruno Mars.

Click through the gallery to see more celebrities on the red carpet at the 2019 Grammy Awards.

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