Ashanti In Michael Costello – 2014 BET Awards

Ashanti In Michael Costello - 2014 BET Awards

Ashanti hit the red carpet of the 2014 BET Awards last night (June 29) at the Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

The singer opted for a long-sleeved, white, lace-embellished Michael Costello gown and black and gold Tom Ford shoes.

The dress is beautiful, and right on trend, and while it looked flawless from the waist down on Ashanti’s hourglass figure, I just can’t get past the cut-outs on the top.

This type of cut-out really only works on someone small-busted, and Ashanti’s cleavage looks like it could escape at any moment.

Side-parted blonde waves and subtle but flawless makeup take an old Hollywood approach, which Ashanti would have nailed if it weren’t for the bosom situation.

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33 Responses to Ashanti In Michael Costello – 2014 BET Awards

  1. simply amazed July 2, 2014 at 7:18 pm #

    Karruechan tran looked like an dirty octopus trying to escape a licked envelope..
    Zendaya looked a hot mess..there are no words
    Ashanti and Amber Rose tie for best dresses in White close runner up Eva Marcille
    Tamera Mawry, Lil Mama, keke palmer, erica hubbard and Kyla Pratt…”ummmm”,Im sure they will do better next year

  2. simply amazed July 2, 2014 at 7:11 pm #

    I think she look absolutely stunning and it appear people are afraid to have a HONEST opinion against the web master. It was a PERFECT summer look for a red carpet event to the BET awards, Michael Costello had many dresses that where just as flawless…the only people complaining I guarantee you are the people who are fit enough to wear it…they were so many more bad to worse looks…

  3. Hadiya W July 1, 2014 at 12:45 am #

    Am I the only one who believes she trying to re-create Beyoncé at the Grammys?

    • Hadiya W July 1, 2014 at 12:46 am #


  4. Prudence July 1, 2014 at 12:18 am #

    Please consider banning her from this website. She is beyond vulgar.

    • moonbeam July 1, 2014 at 1:23 am #

      get over yourself.

      • Prudence July 1, 2014 at 1:40 am #

        Girl what do you want……………

  5. Alex V July 1, 2014 at 12:12 am #

    wasnt this the same dress Paris Hilton wore?

  6. Phoenix June 30, 2014 at 9:17 pm #

    This is the tackiest out of the bunch for this event. Kinda surprised she went out like this.

  7. Dhppy June 30, 2014 at 7:16 pm #

    If you have cutouts on the side then that should suffice, there is no need for a gigantic cutout at the center.

  8. Yeliz June 30, 2014 at 6:55 pm #

    One of the worst, tackiest and most attention-seeking looks I have ever seen.

  9. amy June 30, 2014 at 6:39 pm #

    waist down: quite nice
    waist up: awful. And don’t even get me started on the blonde do

  10. magan June 30, 2014 at 6:38 pm #

    Horror from head to toe.

  11. Larissa June 30, 2014 at 6:25 pm #

    “Tacky” doesn’t even begin to cover it. The hair make the look even worse,I don’t understand why olive-skinned celebrities keep showing this unnatural hair colour which does nothing for them.

  12. sophie June 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm #

    I agree with the folks before me- tacky.

  13. Marcel June 30, 2014 at 4:21 pm #

    EEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWW….. Girlfriend ,where did you have your mind ????? Are you taking your pills ? You need help.

  14. Joy June 30, 2014 at 4:19 pm #

    Seriously? This look leaves me exhausted. Absolutely ridiculous.

  15. julyol1972 June 30, 2014 at 3:25 pm #

    Ashanti – the reason why the “get a grip, girl” friend was invented. Evidently, she has none.

  16. Rebecca Z June 30, 2014 at 2:44 pm #

    Way too much info here. The most disturbing part is that she seems to think it looks good.

  17. Leo June 30, 2014 at 2:07 pm #

    MichaeL Costello has been serving some beautiful “diva realness” with his dresses but this is just turning up the volume and going all the way to tacky station. And it’s not even fun tacky, it’s just plain ol’ bad taste.

  18. Peony June 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm #

    Tack-o-rama. Ugh, so bad.

  19. Britta June 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm #

    Fifty shades of wrong, wrong, wrong!

    • Alina June 30, 2014 at 2:15 pm #

      lol. You’re right.

  20. dee June 30, 2014 at 1:33 pm #

    Awful from h2t. Ashanti always looks tacky. Blonde hair does not suit her.

  21. john June 30, 2014 at 1:28 pm #

    take off the sleeves and suddenly this is a bad to the bone dress…the sleeves make it look bad

  22. Christine June 30, 2014 at 1:22 pm #

    Oh dear no…..

    Everything is wrong here

  23. AW June 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm #

    Michael Costello’s designs are just generally tacky.

    This look was even worse live on the red carpet and that wig isn’t fooling anybody honey,

    The entire look is a NO.

  24. AB June 30, 2014 at 1:19 pm #

    An attention seeking tacky look.

  25. kane June 30, 2014 at 1:10 pm #

    This leaves me speechless (which is the nicest thing I can say about this look).

  26. Dan oliver June 30, 2014 at 1:00 pm #

    Trashy and cheap are the only words I have to describe this. I’m not a fan of her hair blond either.

    • Agi June 30, 2014 at 1:18 pm #

      Tacky beyond belief…

      • julyol1972 June 30, 2014 at 3:22 pm #

        Gah!!! My eyes! Someone please make Michael Costello stop! Between him dressing Ashanti, and Paris for this event, and some of the folks for the “Wedding that shall not be named”, he’s becoming the Designer Du jour of the trashy, cheap-looking dress.

        That’s a shame too, since some of his stuff is really beautiful. But this proves because you can doesn’t EVER mean you should!

      • ayatlaw July 1, 2014 at 3:33 pm #

        +1 I can’t stand the hair the boobage….I mean really? NO NO NO

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