This time earlier 12 months, the Brit Awards marked Olivia Rodrigo’s fairly first pink carpet outing as a recently-minted movie star adhering to the runaway outcomes of her breakout hit “Driver’s License.” For the 2021 ceremony, the musician stepped out in a Dior high fashion gown simply earlier than reworking right into a pink Valentino costume with batwing sleeves—and at last, bringing the home down with a total efficiency of her document-breaking initially one.

So it makes feeling that the 18-yr-aged pop prodigy would make it a priority to return to London for this yr’s event, even when this time, she arrived with a yr of honing her ever-evolving, playful design beneath her belt. It’s no key that Rodrigo appreciates find out how to pay out glorious homage to the eras that encourage her within the two songs and trend—most notably, the late ’90s and early ’00s—and it seems that for her second demonstrating on the Brits, she went for a delicate nod to only one in every of her heroes, Courtney Love, whose adore of a silver slip robe may be very properly acknowledged. (Who can overlook in regards to the thrifted silky quantity Love wore to the 1995 Self-importance Honest Oscars get collectively, styled with a tiara?)

Rodrigo’s shimmering Alexandre Vauthier robe, although, supplied a extraordinarily 2022 purchase on grunge—that’s, dialed up the glamour for highest results. Embellished with numerous numbers of sq. sequins, the gorgeous fishtail robe arrived paired with fragile Stefere jewelry and Giuseppe Zanotti wedges. And when Rodrigo couldn’t have carried out this night, she nonetheless purchased her on-phase second after profitable the award for ideally suited worldwide tune. It seems to be that Rodrigo’s return to London didn’t simply ship within the design stakes, however got here with some a lot-deserved laurels for her tunes as properly. To paraphrase the title of 1 of her ideal-known tracks: Excellent for her.

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