Trendy or trashy? Gaga, Miley and more shocking VMA outfits -- POLL |

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Trendy or trashy? Gaga, Miley and more shocking VMA outfits -- POLL

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At the 2013 VMA Awards, we saw a teddy bear bustier, a latex bikini, and a suggestively-used foam finger – and that was just on Miley Cyrus!

From revealing red carpet dresses to nearly-naked performance costumes, the stars walked a fine line between fashion-forward and full-out flasher. Many managed to pull off their risqué look, some were guilty of crimes against style, and a few deserved to be arrested for indecent exposure.

Who was on-trend and who looked kinda trashy at the VMAs? Click through the gallery to vote on the night’s most shocking outfits. 

Opening the show with a performance of her latest single, “Applause,” Lady Gaga somehow managed to transform from a modest nun to a platinum blond business lady to a bizarro version of Ariel from The Little Mermaid. She then chose to take her seat in the audience still wearing her final look – a seashell bra and thong bikini bottom. Every time the camera panned to her as she leaned back to give Will Smith – who was sitting in the row behind her – a high five, I held my breath in anticipation of a serious wardrobe malfunction. Either she’s got a very thorough bikini waxer or her stylist used industrial strength double-sided tape.

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