Cardi B is entering her “Bongos” style era. The rapper wore a bright green dress to host her own MTV VMAs afterparty in the early morning hours on Sept. 13, and the vibrant look fits right in with the colorful swimsuits she and Megan Thee Stallion wear in their latest music video. Cardi’s gown was completely sheer, allowing several of her tattoos to peek through, and featured a ruched skirt, crisscross halter neckline, and detached sleeves resembling handless opera gloves.
Working with her go-to stylist Kollin Carter, she accessorized with 6-inch Piferi platforms, a small green Hermès handbag, a stack of gold bangles on each wrist, and hoop earrings. Meanwhile, husband Offset wore a crisp white button-down, shiny black tie, light wash jeans, and a large belt.
It’s been quite the stylish week for Cardi B. At the VMAs, she walked the pink carpet in a custom Dilara Findikoglu gown made of silver hair clips artfully arranged to hug her curves. During the ceremony, she changed into a blue beaded minidress to perform “Bongos” live for the first time with Megan Thee Stallion, who coordinated in a blue cutout bodysuit. Earlier in the week, the mom of two stepped out for a “Watch What Happens Live” appearance in an aqua blue gown covered in cutouts, stopping traffic to strike a pose in the middle of the street. She’s definitely on a high-fashion roll as she gears up to release her second studio album.
Read ahead to admire Cardi’s latest sheer look, and then catch up on what every other star wore to the VMAs this year if you’re not ready to bid adieu to the award show just yet.