Nicki Minaj At The 2015 MTV VMA Is A Glittering, Golden Goddess

Oh, Nicki Minaj. You continue to slay, every outfit you step out in. At the 2015 MTV VMAs, Nicki Minaj showed up to the carpet in a gold, sheer Versace gown that pretty much sets the tone for her performance later tonight — fabulous and fierce!

Nicki Minaj is giving me major Cleopatra vibes in her glittering gold gown. The blunt bangs, the major winged eyeliner, and of course, the gold accents throughout her gown that make her look pretty much statuesque. It's perfection.

I'm in love with the beaded detailing that creates Minaj's gorgeous straps and deep v, and how instead of the usual lace flowers you'd expect from a dress like this, you find glittery leaves that go all the way down to the train of her gown. Her accessories were on point, too, of course. Nicki wore jewelry designed by Zoe Chicco, which was just the bling that her outfit needed. While her entire look does show a lot of skin and is super va-va-voom, I think Minaj looks absolutely elegant.

Minaj's show-stopping ensemble is a version of the naked dress, but is unlike the others we've seen on celebs like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez. While other naked dresses feature sheer sleeves or invisble necklines, Minaj's "illusion" focuses on featuring her favorite assets — her ladies and her beautiful behind. I could not have dreamed up a more perfect outfit for her.

Later tonight, Nicki will hit the stage to hopefully perform her hit "Anaconda." Although she wasn't nominated for Music Video of the Year and expressed how unhappy she was about it publicly, Minaj sought "revenge" in the best way possible — by looking absolutely stunning on the red carpet.

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This might be her best red carpet look ever.

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Yup, it definitely is.

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