Cardi B in a Naked Dress, Taylor Swift in Denim, and More Celebs at the VMAs Afterparties
The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, which took place in Newark, NJ, at the Prudential Center on Sept. 12, saw best dressed stars like Cardi B in a spiky Dilara Findikoglu dress, Taylor Swift in an edgy black Atelier Versace gown, and Selena Gomez in a scarlet Oscar de la Renta number. Following the ceremony, the afterparties continued into the wee hours of the morning on Sept. 13, and celebrities trekked to New York City to attend Diddy's soirée at The Ned NoMad and Cardi B's gathering at Somewhere Nowhere. While some opted for wardrobe changes in the middle of the VMAs — Saweetie, for instance, swapped her pink rhinestone Area couture sheath for a regencycore moment in Kim Shui Studio before taking the stage — others waited until the event wrapped to make a transformation.
Selena Gomez posted a bathroom selfie in a satin purple corset to tease her minidress, which she'd later cover with a leather trench jacket and finish with patent pumps. And Swift slipped into deconstructed denim with a raw edge, mixing silver and gold with several metallic accessories. Meanwhile, Cardi B played host in a sheer seafoam-green halter maxi, coordinated perfectly with her mini Hermès Kelly bag. The look was in line with the many naked dresses that conquered the VMAs, establishing the daring trend as a go-to option for turning heads on one of the most iconic nights in music.
Ahead, see which celebrities attended the 2023 MTV VMAs afterparties, and get details on what they wore.
Offset and Cardi B at Her MTV VMAs Afterparty
Offset and Cardi B wearing a green halter dress, Piferi shoes, and an Hermès bag at her MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.
Taylor Swift at Diddy's MTV VMAs Afterparty
Taylor Swift wearing an EB Denim dress with an Aquazzura bag and shoes, vintage jewelry from Joseph Saidian and Sons, and jewelry from Melissa Kaye, Alessandra Camilla, Mindi Mond, Natasha Schweitzer, Nicole Rose, and Anita Ko at Diddy's MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.
Selena Gomez at Diddy's MTV VMAs Afterparty
Selena Gomez wearing a custom Undone by Kate dress with Versace shoes, an Aupen bag, and Monica Vinader jewelry at Diddy's MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.
Rita Ora at the MTV VMAs Afterparty
Rita Ora wearing Marc Jacobs at the MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.
Sabrina Carpenter at the MTV VMAs Afterparty
Sabrina Carpenter at the MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.
Saweetie at Diddy's MTV VMAs Afterparty
Saweetie wearing a Kim Shui Studio dress with vintage pearls from Joseph Saidian & Sons jewelry at the MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.
Cara Delevingne at an MTV VMAs Afterparty
Cara Delevingne at an MTV VMAs afterparty the morning of Sept. 13 in New York City.