Only Lizzo Could Pull Off a Wedding Dress With Stockings and Combat Boots

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Lizzo might have teased her “2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)” music video in a somewhat simple wedding dress with lace sleeves and a cutout back, but the “Special” singer revealed a much more expressive wardrobe upon the featurette’s debut on Monday, Aug. 15. Styled by Brett Alan Nelson and codirected by Lizzo and Christian Breslauer, the video introduces the global pop star at her wedding ceremony in a completely different gown with poufy half-mesh sleeves, cold shoulders, and a lace-trimmed neckline. But the wrap-effect skirt gets increasingly dramatic, giving way to a thigh-high slit.

Lizzo plays up the detail with white stockings pulled over the knee and lug-sole combat boots with three embellished buckles, a nod to her personal style, which almost always includes a touch of edge. While her bridal ensemble is finished with a tulle veil and an ornate flower headband, her thick-rimmed cat-eye sunglasses bring a playful and retro twist. They complement her bridesmaids’ powder-blue ’60s-inspired shifts, accessorised with diamond choker necklaces and hairstyles big on volume.

While we see Lizzo pick up a pair of fur-trimmed mules in her hotel room, she eventually ditches her wedding dress entirely, trading it in for a deconstructed silver chain-mail set dripping in beads, rhinestones, and chains. These coords are complete with matching boots and fingerless gloves, making for a disco-era surprise at the reception, which feels like a happy celebration of self-love above all else. Fittingly, Lizzo’s mesh briefs take the spotlight in the finale, which is perhaps a subtle nod to all her success launching her Yitty shapewear brand.

Ahead, watch the music video in full and enjoy a breakdown of the key fashion moments.

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