The Aftertaste: American Music Awards 2009

Music

By: John Kennedy / November 23, 2009

VIBE.com fashion whiz Adrien Field separates the fashion “ill” from the “eww!” at last night’s AMAs.

VIBE-Whitney_Houston_AMAs_g.jpgThe Good: Whitney Houston
All eyes were on Whitney Houston last night as the diva took stage in a simple white asymmetrical sheath gown. Age-appropriate and highlighting her best assets, she looked radiant while belting out those high notes.

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The Bad: Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys looked decent for her (uninterrupted) ode to New York with Jay-Z (“Empire State of Mind”), but during her performance of “Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart” the Manhattan native just couldn’t pull of this jumble of gold chains and complimenting curmudgeonly buttons.

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The Ugly: Jennifer Lopez
For the Louboutin defamation, falling in sneakers, and the awful performance. Jenny, it’s time to find a new block.

For more of Adrien’s fashion commentary from last night’s award show, check out our AMA 2009 photo gallery.