At the 2024 Grammy Awards, celebrities wore outfits and accessories with symbolic meanings.
Taylor Swift wore a clock necklace set to midnight, a nod to her album "Midnights."
Boygenius wore outfits referencing their lyrics, and Miley Cyrus' dress was made of safety pins.
Some celebrities also incorporated hidden messages into their outfits with subtle nods to their own work or symbols highlighting humanitarian causes.
Here are nine details you may have missed on the Grammys red carpet.
Olivia Rodrigo's stylist pulled a vintage gown from the Versace archives.
Danielle Goldberg, Rodrigo's stylist, told E! News on Sunday that she saw a photo of supermodel Linda Evangelista wearing the white beaded dress in a 1995 Versace fashion show and pulled it for the Grammy-nominated singer.
Rodrigo was born in 2003, which makes the dress eight years older than her.
Taylor Swift wore a necklace with a clock set to midnight, a nod to her Grammy-winning album "Midnights."
While some fans theorized that her black-and-white Schiaparelli ensemble hinted at her re-recording of "Reputation," Swift announced an upcoming brand-new album while accepting her first award of the night for best pop vocal album.
"The Tortured Poets Department," Swift's 11th album, will be released on April 19.
Swift also won album of the year for a record fourth time.
Miley Cyrus wore a delicate metal dress made entirely out of gold safety pins.
The custom metal dress by Maison Margiela took 675 hours to create, CNN reported.
Boygenius members Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, and Julien Baker referenced one of their lyrics in matching suits with pink boutonnieres.
Dacus told E! News on Sunday that their outfits, designed by Thom Browne, referenced one of their lyrics: "I'll be the boy with the pink carnation" from their song "We're In Love."
That line was inspired by Marty Robbins' 1957 song "A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)" as well as Elliott Smith, who was told to remove the pink carnation from his white suit at the 1998 Oscars, Dacus said.
Bridgers, Dacus, and Baker also wore red pins that read "Ceasefire Now" calling for a cease-fire in Gaza.
Paris Jackson's numerous tattoos and piercings were missing from her Grammys look.
"I love my tattoos, I love my piercings, I love all the body modification stuff, art, and also sometimes I don't want it to distract from the art that is the fashion I'm wearing," she said. "And it gives the dress its own moment, you know?"
Paris Hilton's bejeweled clutch featured her last name spelled out in crystals.
Hilton told E! News that her turquoise beaded Reem Acra gown embodied "mermaid vibes." Her matching handbag, a custom clutch from her own line, featured silver crystals spelling out "Hilton."
Esperanza Spalding made a statement by draping a keffiyeh, a symbolic Palestinian scarf, around her shoulders.
Spalding, who was nominated for best jazz performance and best jazz vocal album, has been a vocal opponent of Israel's war in Gaza on social media. Her Instagram bio includes a link to demand a ceasefire via the pro-Palestinian activist group Jewish Voice for Peace.
Poet and activist Aja Monet also channeled a symbol of Palestinian liberation with a watermelon clutch.
Monet accessorized her sheer black Alberta Ferretti gown with a Gilt clutch shaped like a watermelon slice. Her album, "When The Poems Do What They Do," was nominated for best spoken-word poetry album.
As Business Insider's Lakshmi Varanasi previously reported, watermelons became a symbol of Palestinian resistance after the Six-Day War in 1967 since they are grown widely in Gaza and the West Bank and share the red, green, and black colors of the Palestinian flag.
Montana Tucker called attention to the Israeli hostages being held in Gaza by Hamas with a yellow ribbon emblazoned with the words "Bring Them Home."
Tucker wore a tan strapless corset dress by Israeli designer MadebyILA and accessorized with a Jewish star necklace.
The singer/songwriter and TikTok star wrote on Instagram that she felt a responsibility to "do something meaningful" to honor the over 100 hostages who have been held in Gaza by Hamas since October 7.
"THIS ISN'T POLITICAL," she wrote. "This isn't about taking sides. This isn't about religion. This isn't about race. This is about HUMANITY."
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