Every year, the Teen Choice Awards are held to honor the best in music, movies, sports, television, fashion, and more—all chosen by teen viewers. Last night, hosts Victoria Justice and John Cena hyped up the audience as winners took home their exclusive Teen Choice surfboards (because who needs a shelf-size statue, anyway?).
Like at all awards shows, our focus is drawn to the red carpet before the ceremony even begins, curious as to what all of our favorite stars will be wearing. Being a teen-focused ceremony, this carpet certainly has a younger and fresher feel—making it one of the most fun of the awards show circuit.
This year, it was all about “go bold, or go home.” A number of interesting and colorful prints hit the carpet. However, Gina Rodriguez and Sofia Carson’s looks really stood out—proving that ladies in suits are totally badass. Additionally, we can personally thank Laverne Cox and Keke Palmer for proving that the ‘70s are alive and kicking.
Click through the gallery below to check out our favorite looks from last night’s ceremony. Surf’s up!
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Keke Palmer channels her inner disco goddess in this sparkling number by The Blonds.
Gina Rodriguez shows us what it means to rock a tailored suit on the red carpet, thanks to Cielo.
Who knew red and blue could look so good together? Sarah Hyland shows us how it’s done in J. Mendel.
Kat Graham proves that a simple silhouette is all you need for the red carpet when in a colorful, optical print like this Cavallimini dress.
Victoria Justice accompanies her asymmetrical, cutout dress by Versace with the prettiest of braids.
Chandler Kinney stuns in this fluttering, romantic, off-the-shoulder dress by Zimmermann.
Leave it to Jessica Alba to prove that simple trousers are perfect for the red carpet, when paired with a wavy mesh crop top by David Koma and clutch by M2MALLETIER.
Lucy Hale chose this trippy Azzaro Couture dress featuring the coolest patterns and embellished overlays.
It’s all about the brocade, baby. How pretty does Katherine McNamara’s Christian Siriano dress look against her gorgeous, red locks?
Lea Michele does separates right in this two-piece stunner by Self Portrait.
Laverne Cox looks like a ‘70s dream in this jumpsuit by Michael Costello.
Shelley Hennig threw the ultimate garden party—with her Marchesa dress, that is.
Chanel Iman channels a modern-day Cleopatra in this two-piece number.
Sofia Carson defines “power suit” in this red Alexander McQueen look, paired with an ultra-modern body chain.