Kacey Musgraves Went Full Versace to Win 'Album of the Year' at the 2018 CMAs

Custom Versace on the red carpet, archival Versace for the after-parties.
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Kacey Musgraves in custom Versace on the 2018 Country Music Awards red carpet in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Kacey Musgraves in custom Versace on the 2018 Country Music Awards red carpet in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Since the release of her dreamy-country-disco-folk album "Golden Hour" this spring, Kacey Musgraves has quickly (and deservedly) catapulted into bona-fide Fashion Industry Darling status. Together with stylist Erica Cloud, hairstylists Giovanni Delgado and Ali Ryan and makeup artist Carlene K, Musgraves has cultivated a distinctly '70s-tinged sartorial aesthetic around designers like Rosie Assoulin and legacy houses like Versace. She again turned to the latter — twice — for the 2018 Country Music Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, at which she walked away with the "Album of the Year" statuette. (Yay!)

Musgraves hit the red carpet in a custom, absolutely perfectly tailored Versace tuxedo, featuring a silk label and semi-cropped jacket. (See that below.) At some point during the red carpet circuit, she took off the jacket, and honestly, thank goodness, because that shirt — sheer and embellished with gold tassels, with opaque satin pockets covering her chest — was superb. The tasseled bolo tie was a festive touch, too.

Kacey Musgraves in custom Versace on the 2018 Country Music Awards red carpet in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo: John Shearer/WireImage

Kacey Musgraves in custom Versace on the 2018 Country Music Awards red carpet in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo: John Shearer/WireImage

Later, for the evening's after-parties, Musgraves changed into a full look from Versace's iconic Spring 2018 Tribute Collection, all in the same orange shade, like some kind of Donatella-friendly Orangina bottle: tights, sweater, suit jacket, glossy sandals and all. She even wiped off her splashy red lipstick (presumably) so as not to clash with all that orange. 

Kacey Musgraves in a full look from Versace's Spring 2018 Tribute Collection following the 2018 Country Music Awards in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images

Kacey Musgraves in a full look from Versace's Spring 2018 Tribute Collection following the 2018 Country Music Awards in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images

Congrats on your win, Spacey Kacey! Now do the Grammys next.

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