MTV EMA Awards 2012: Best and Worst Dressed Celebrities

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The 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards took place at Festhalle Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, last Sunday, and naturally, we went fashion spotting.

Here are the dresses that heated up the 2012 MTV EMAs for us and the ones that left us feeling icy cold.

VERY HOT – Rita Ora

Like in our last Rita Ora spot, Rita Ora went theatrical on us, but this time, we are 100% buying the drama she’s selling.

Rita Ora shone in a Marchesa AW12 gown in a bold shade of red at the MTV EMA's 2012Rita Ora shone in a Marchesa AW12 gown in a bold shade of red at the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

Rita Ora stunned in this Marchesa Fall 2012 red ball gown with a floral-embroidered bodice and a voluminous skirt. Her blonde curls, styled in a Marilyn Monroe fashion, added the final touch to her stunning appearance.

Rita Ora's dress features a draped skirt, a sheer lace top, and the singer's trademark red lipRita Ora’s dress features a draped skirt, a sheer lace top, and the singer’s trademark red lip (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

HOT – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift stuck to her tried-and-tested sparkly dress formula in this J. Mendel Fall 2012 white sheer-paneled gown. We have no complaints- it’s what works for her.

She styled her hair in tousled locks, paired with smokey eyes and a natural nude lip. Doesn’t she look like a living doll in these pictures?

Taylor Swift was stunning in an ivory J. Mendel AW12 gown accented with silver sequins and mesh panelsTaylor Swift was stunning in an ivory J. Mendel AW12 gown accented with silver sequins and mesh panels at the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

LUKEWARM – Anna Sergeyevna “Anne” Vyalitsyna

Anne Vyalitsyna rocked her biker jacket-inspired black zippered dress custom-made by Replay. The dress looks amazing on her, but we doubt it’ll look as good on anyone but a supermodel like Anne V.:

Anne V looked amazing in a custom-made black zippered dress by ReplayAnne V looked amazing in a custom-made black zippered dress by Replay the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

NEUTRAL – Louise Roe, Alicia Keys, and Carly Rae Jepsen

Louise Roe channeled a goddess/gladiator-inspired look in her gold-collared and belted white halter dress from Sass & Bide.

Alicia Keys went the safe route and wore one of Stella McCartney’s never-fail paneled dresses. Carly Rae Jepsen wore a Johanna Johnson lace strapless gown in silver, which is turning out to be her favorite color.

These ladies looked tremendous but nothing spectacular, so they’re in the neutral zone:

At the 2012 MTV EMA in Frankfurt, Germany, Louise Roe wore a goddess/gladiator-inspired white halter dress from Sass & Bide, Alicia Keys wore a paneled dress from Stella McCartney, and Carly Rae Jepsen wore a silver lace strapless gown from Johanna JohnsonAt the 2012 MTV EMA in Frankfurt, Germany, Louise Roe wore a goddess/gladiator-inspired white halter dress from Sass & Bide, Alicia Keys wore a paneled dress from Stella McCartney, and Carly Rae Jepsen wore a silver lace strapless gown from Johanna Johnson (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

COOL – Heidi Klum

We see it, no doubt about it: Heidi Klum has a rockin’ body. But this Versace dress, with the lace-up front, the thigh-high slit up to here, and that weird one-sleeve thing, is one step away from being a hot mess:

Host Heidi Klum in a turquoise gown from Versace's SS13 collection at the MTV EMA's 2012Host Heidi Klum in a turquoise gown from Versace’s SS13 collection at the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

COLD – Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian's dress resembled a trash bag attached to her body at the MTV EMA's 2012Kim Kardashian’s dress resembled a trash bag attached to her body at the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

What saves Kim Kardashian from being placed at the bottom of our list is that she took a risk with this Stephane Rolland mullet dress. If there’s a time and place to wear something risky and edgy, it would be an MTV event:

The train on Stephane Rolland's dress was noteworthy, and Kim Kardashian completed her outfit with Christian Louboutin ankle-strap heelsThe train on Stephane Rolland’s dress was noteworthy, and Kim Kardashian completed her outfit with Christian Louboutin ankle-strap heels (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

VERY COLD – Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey’s bored face says everything we feel about her in this blah blue dress:

Lana Del Rey looked polished in a navy satin wrap dress at the MTV EMA's 2012Lana Del Rey looked polished in a navy satin wrap dress at the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Credit: Lia Toby / WENN / Hudson)

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