Anitta made history at the MTV VMAs last night when she became the first Brazilian to win an award at the annual awards ceremony (she won the award). award “Best Latin” for his hit song, “Envolver”). If that wasn’t impressive enough, she also wowed the red carpet in a fiery haute couture outfit and performed on the main stage. “For me, the most exciting thing about being at the VMAs this year is being represented from Brazil,” Anitta told Vogue. “This year in particular, the VMAs seem to represent and delight fans everywhere, and that’s what I like best.”
Given the importance of the evening, she knows her choice of clothes must also be important. “I approach fashion for award shows as an opportunity to express my creativity,” says Anitts. “It’s not just what you wear, it’s an opportunity to tell a story through your appearance in a way that matches the message you’re trying to send as an artist.” For her carpet and outfits, she chose vibrant red, one of which speaks to her home country.
On the carpet for the first time, Anitta wears a corset and sculptural skirt from Schiaparelli’s Fall 2022 collection. “I fell in love with this dress from the moment I saw it walk down the Schiaparelli catwalk at their couture show in Paris,” says Anitta. “I know I have to wear it.” The star is drawn to the stage details, especially the 3D heart that strategically covers her left side. “I especially like the detail on the heart, the way it covers my chest like a vein,” says Anitta. “The vein detail on my heart signifies my love for Brazil.”
To perform “Envolver,” Anitta changed into a red mesh and crystal bodysuit from Italian streetwear label GCDS, while her dancers wore the new brand’s fitted black suits. floating Andrea Adamo. “Splendid and intricate details have always fascinated me, and that was reflected in both the rug and my performance,” says Anitta. “Obviously, I love red!”
However, the evening is not limited by her choice of clothing. Anitta said: “It is an honor to represent Brazil and make history. “I also loved being there to show my support to my other amazing and creative friends who were at the show.” She hopes fans will energize the dance floor by listening to the deluxe version of the album Versions of Me, which is released this week. “I’ve been able to collaborate with some incredibly amazing artists [on it],” Anitta said, “and I’m proud to share that with the world.”