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    Lil Nas X's 2021 BET Award Show Outfits Were Works Of High Art, And I Just Need Everyone To See Them

    Hang 'em in the Louvre!

    When it comes to fashion, Lil Nas X is living in the future and we all need to catch up.

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    His red carpet game is unparalleled.

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    And he really should be given the same kind of attention as Harry Styles for his looks, which routinely buck gender norms.

    In this image released on October 14, Lil Nas X poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on October 14, 2020 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
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    Case in point: Lil Nas X's style at the 2021 BET Awards.

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    The musician arrived in a full-skirted, toile-print Andrea Grossi gown and it is a sight to behold. A work of art!

    Lil Nas X attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California
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    According to Vogue, Grossi's collection explores themes "around Catholicism," iconography Lil Nas X has also played with in his music. ("Montero (Call Me By Your Name)," anyone?)

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    Like all stylish celebrities, there was a costume change, and he re-emerged in a flawless Richard Quinn suit from his 2021 fall collection.

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    It's fully embroidered, covered in crystals, and features massive lapels and an exaggerated bell bottom. I'll take one to go, please!

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    I mean, come on, he looks incredible. Has anyone ever looked this good? Someone get Elton John's opinion on it, stat.

    Lil Nas X attends the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California
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    And those looks don't even include the incredible costuming of his performance of "Montero," which ended with him making out with a dancer.

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    The kiss overwhelmed headlines, but the truth is, we all need to be talking about Lil Nas X's outfits.

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    He is the future of fashion in the present.

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