Miley Cyrus’ New Years Eve particular on NBC was not solely a TV spectacular with visitor spots by Dolly Parton, Paris Hilton, and David Byrne, amongst others. It was additionally a parade of appears to be like from the ‘90s and early aughts. All through the occasion, Cyrus underwent a number of outfit adjustments, and with the assistance of her stylist, Bradley Kenneth, managed to indicate off a spread of designs from the archives of Versace, Bob Mackie, Gucci, and extra.
It’s arduous to decide on the place to start out, so let’s start with the pale pink halter gown with a ruched waist from Versace spring/summer time 2005, which Cyrus wore to sing “Stars Are Blind” with Hilton and Sia. Fittingly, Hilton additionally wore the model for the efficiency, choosing a pink steel mesh gown not in contrast to the one she wore when she closed out Versace’s spring/summer time 2023 present final September.
However that was hardly the one Versace Cyrus wore all through the evening. The singer additionally opened the present within the model—a one-shoulder inexperienced and orange goddess-style gown with a slight cape element. That one was courtesy of Versace’s spring/summer time 2006 assortment, initially modeled by Gemma Ward on the runway over 15 years in the past.
Cyrus accomplished the Versace trifecta with a barely extra whimsical, ruffled look, choosing a bustier high with sheer sleeves with a colourful, rose-covered miniskirt, each from the model’s spring/summer time 1993 assortment. It was the one time the singer wore separates all through the night, but it surely succeeded in including a little bit of enjoyable to the portfolio of glam appears to be like.
Classic trend appears to be like on the runway.
An identical impact was created with the assistance of a gown from Yves Saint Laurent’s spring/summer time 1991 assortment, a one shoulder sheer mini gown coated in embellished florals with a sizzling pink feathered sleeve so massive it appears to be like prefer it belongs on The Muppets. Cyrus wore the look to carry out Patsy Cline’s “Walkin’ After Midnight” and “Jolene” together with her godmother, Parton, who, fittingly, wore a sizzling pink and black look to match.
One of many standouts of the evening (a standout amongst standouts if there ever was one) was the Bob Mackie quantity Cyrus wore to carry out her track “Midnight Sky” with Fletcher and “Social gathering Up the Road” with Swae Lee. The gown is traditional Mackie—a tribute to the musical Candy Charity from his fall 2002 assortment, “Broadway With Love.” It options hand-painted silk in gold, inexperienced, orange, and blue, in addition to beaded fringe that falls from the neckline and hem creating an earthy, but psychedelic impact.
Gucci acquired some illustration as nicely throughout Cyrus’ particular. There was the very mod-looking inexperienced and black mini gown from Tom Ford’s spring/summer time 1996 assortment for the model (initially modeled by Linda Evangelista), which Cyrus wore to carry out “All people’s Coming To My Home” with Byrne. One of many singer’s solely fashionable appears to be like from the evening was additionally courtesy of Gucci, a customized sleeveless jersey mini gown with aspect cutouts revealing a thong element, which Cyrus wore whereas performing “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” with Parton. Sheer leopard print gloves accomplished the ensemble and matched her to Parton who additionally wore a black and leopord look.
However the finish of the printed didn’t imply the tip of the classic appears to be like. Cyrus took the chance of all the eye from the particular and used it to announce her new single, “Flowers,” coming later this month. Within the promo for the track, Cyrus may be see strolling by Los Angeles in a gold, draped gown together with her midriff uncovered. The gown is initially from Yves Saint Laurent’s fall/winter 1991 assortment, however was then remade for the model’s spring 2002 high fashion assortment. Now, it has discovered a 3rd life with Cyrus.
Yves Saint Laurent fall/winter 1991 present.
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Carmen Kass within the Yves Saint Laurent spring/summer time 2002 high fashion present.
With the assistance of Kenneth, Cyrus has been serving classic appears to be like for a couple of years now, so whereas this exhibition of ensembles doesn’t come as a shock, it doesn’t make it any much less thrilling. And contemplating the singer selected to introduce her new period of music in one other iconic look from the annals of trend historical past, it’s protected to say the classic parade will proceed into 2023, and we will’t wait to see extra.