What goes through the minds of some celebrities when they're getting ready for an awards show red carpet?

Sure the Grammys is the one event where A-listers can throw caution to the wind and be a bit more fashionably risque than usual. But there's a fine line between trying a trend and setting yourself up to be a red carpet failure.

Which is what happened to many well-meaning stars on Sunday night at the 55th annual Grammy Awards.

From J.Lo to Adele too many celebs donned sartorially confounding looks.

While we know our opinions are, well, our own, we're pretty sure you'll agree with us on at least one or two of these style pans.

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  • Florence Welch In Givenchy

    Nice job wearing this year's "it" colour (emerald green), but what is with the sheen and the shine!? No. Just. No.

  • Lisa D'Amato

    What. The. Heck!? You're at the Grammys... Not the circus.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    We get it, you have great legs J.Lo, but this look is a little too much. You've worn this look way too many times before. And why does your face look so tight!?

  • Kimbra

    This dress doesn't deserve explanation. It's. That. Bad.

  • Ashley Keating

    Too short. Too much sparkle. Too much eye glitter. There's a whole lot of bad happening here.

  • Joan Osborne

    The one thing you don't want to emulate at an awards show is a banana.

  • SWV

    Maybe they wanted to look like the American flag?

  • Adele

    Oh Adele, you could do so much better than this. You're too beautiful to look like a tablecloth.

  • Justin Timberlake in Tom Ford

    Shoe fail.

  • Esperanza Spalding

    Pattern gone all wrong. With chunky black shoes to boot. Why!?

  • Janelle Monae

    We respect the outfit choice -- a suit with a sultry Spanish flair, but we're not sure it's the best outfit for her (it seems like it's a bit too tight). Kudos for the effort though.