There is simply no doubting that some of the most outrageous fashion creations have arisen when country music stars hit the red carpet at the annual Country Music Awards show! These twangy musicians aren’t afraid to step outside the box with their looks and have been seen wearing everything from chunky rhinestones to embroidered blazers and even light-up costumes! Follow along for 10 country stars who shocked us when they stepped out on the red carpet donning some of the craziest garments we’ve ever seen:
10. Trick Pony — 2004
Clearly, Tricky Pony did not discuss wardrobe before appearing at the 2004 Country Music Awards! While two of the bandmates looked elegant and black-tie appropriate, one bandmate clearly didn’t get the memo! He instead opted for a pair of head scratch-worthy embroidered jeans that featured flames and various motorcycle labels along with an embroidered cobalt blue jacket that featured similar embroidery of skulls and death imagery. Rather than dress shoes, he rocked a pair of classic sneakers and topped the look off with an exaggerated cross chain, interesting top hat, and tacky belt buckle.
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