'American Music Awards 2013': Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez set the fashion bar

Fashion experts advise that the perfect black dress can go from a funeral to a wedding by switching from subdued pumps and a blazer to stilettos and a wrap.While the perfect LBD can go almost anywhere, it's not enough -- regardless of accessories -- for some events, such as the 2013 American Music Awards, airing Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC.For this, performers need creations, not mere outfits. They need looks.At this writing, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga were among those scheduled to perform live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre. They all recognize the value of wild costumes.Not everyone can pull off a look that screams punk gladiator visiting from the future. It really takes an excess of attitude, and Nicki Minaj has it. She performed in this at the 2011 awards show, and it's impressive she could move at all. The boots, skimming the top of her thighs, and...



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