Miley Cyrus Said "Bye Bye" to the Back of Her VMAs Dress, and It Totally Works

Miley Cyrus skipped the MTV VMAs red carpet on Aug. 26, but that didn't stop us from admiring her outfit when she took the stage. As she belted our her emotional new single "Slide Away", we took note of her backless black minidress and strappy heeled sandals.

This look is decidedly less wild than her VMAs outfits from years past but it seems pretty in line with her signature style lately. Nowadays, Miley often goes for a little black dress for special occasions. This time around, she opted for chunky metal necklaces, rings, and bracelets to balance out the sexy simplicity of her outfit. Keep reading to see what she wore from all angles — it's another one for the books.