Real-Life Fashion Faceoff: Shakira and Pink Arrive to the VMAs in the Same Dress!

09/13/2009 at 09:20 PM ET

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Picking a dress to wear to an award shows requires weeks, even months, of planning, but what to do when you turn up on the red carpet and someone is wearing the exact same dress as you? For superstars Pink and Shakira, they decided to grin and bear it at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards — even posing for photos together in their sexy, crystal-studded leather Balmain minidresses! We would never picture two stars with such different styles picking the same dress to wear, but they both look fantastic and unique. And kudos to them for taking it with a good sense of humor and complete grace! Tell us: Who wears their dress better?

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Trish on

I love them both but I think Shakira does this dress better.

Rache on

Both ladies look great!! Who cares who looks better…but if I HAD to choose… Pink =)

Christina on

I think they both look equally great! A sense of humor is always a ‘fashion DO’!

Sarah on

With two superstars, I don’t expect anything less than complete grace…It’s good to actually hear about it though!

Krista on

PINK!

Karen on

Shakira wears it better.
but I love both of them!

Jill on

I think Pink looks best!

HAHA on

haha i totally noticed that as soon as pink got off of her fire truck… that was so funny.

Mel on

Pink wore it best because her swept up hair shows off the dress better. Shakira’s hair overwhelms the dress.

Vane on

Shakira wore it better!!!!

gina on

are stars not suppose to have backup plans if something like this happens???????? They both look ok but everyone knows that award shows are fashion shows!!!!!!!!!!

Erin on

I love them! They are two of my favorite singers! I do think Pink rocked it a little better though!

Katie on

I think they both look stunning!

Jen on

I think they both pulled it off WAY better than I would have!!!!

Jamie on

Shakira!

Whitney on

I love seeing the same dress on two different body types and complexions. They are both beautiful ladies who rocked the same style!

Kim on

I love them both…but Pink looks better!! Its just her style.

Buzz on

I would say Pink , since she is showing more skin which puts the dress more in focus….Shakira long hair is working for her here
( though generally I would say I like her hairstyle more than Pink’s)

shirley on

they both bring their own personality to it…congrats to both and a good attitude to go with it.

Buzz on

I would say Pink , since she is showing more skin which puts the dress more in focus….Shakira’s long hair isN’T working for her here ( though generally I would say I like her hairstyle more than Pink’s) …corrected post!

Laylay on

I think there both really great artist’s but i gotta go wit my home gurl Pink!

Laylay on

Pink

Maria on

both of them look great but i think the dress looks better on Pink !!!

alicia on

They both look great but I think Pink as watched Something About Mary a few too many times.

JO on

HAHAHAHA!! I’m glad they had a great sense of humor about it, after it’s just a dress. They beat all the media/haters to the punch!
They BOTH look a-m-a-z-i-n-g!

maria on

Love both but Shakira rocks the dress!

Abbey on

Why didn’t you just post the comment that they both look awesome and leave it there. And laugh in a good way alongside them. Why do you always compare? As sisters we can celebrate each other-I think their good humour is more mature than your attitude. I’m not worried or not whether you SHOW or reply to my comment. You’ll probably edit it anyway.

Alot of Americans i have met really love their nation, are generous and full of hospitality.

You are so caught up in competition like best and worse-dressed. We do not have to compete as women, we can afirm and still see the stunning clothes and designs that are out there. Comments like that place way too much preassure on women.

It is why I like meeting Americans over here but I have no desire really to go that nation even though I have travelled. Alot of Americans seem so flat out in being in this race of who’s the best. It doesn’t make sense to me. So highly strung and image oriented. Chill out. Eat an apple and go for a walk along the beach and just appreciate being alive and who you are.

Megan Follett on

I think the dress wins…. it looks so good on both but Pink takes the cake!

angelica on

SHAKIRA of course!!!

Jen on

I think Shakira ROCKS this one. :-)

cay on

SHAKIRA!

vivi on

SHAKIRA DEF LOOKS WAYYY SEXIER ON THIS DRESS.. LOVE IT =)

alan on

SHAKIRA ALL OVER THE WAY..

brandi on

they both look great! its nice they embraced it, but i wouldn’t expect anything less from them.

elaine on

My God… Pink is definately rockin’ it

Danyelle on

I think Pink totally rocked it!

Leena on

On Shakira it comes across as sexy & on Pink it comes across as funky and wild (both good). Their personalities drive the dress.

Delvbe on

I love both of them – but Pink wears it best. Shakira’s hair takes over.

Jennifer on

Shakira, even though they are both beautiful.

almira on

I think both look great.

Jena on

They both make this dress totally their own! Great fashion choice on both sides ladies!!!

jessica on

I like them both but Pink Definitely out did Shakira on this one.

Cheri D on

I think the dresses look great on two beautiful women.. whats the problem

diana on

both are great but somebody could go out and buy another one

jared4ever on

PINK!

ZAIRE on

As an advocate for fashion, I would say Pink wears it well. When one looks at a dress, you want to see how well it hangs, especially on you. The dress is flawless on Pink, and they both have a great body image. However, if you look closely the dress bunches up on Shakira, underneath the breast, in the midsection and in the lower region. Keep in mind that may happen when sitting, but they are standing up. I don’t think I need to say more. Pink is clearly the winner, besides with her hair short you can actually see the dress overall. p.s. Abbey honey, it is not that serious. Getting hyped up about healthcare I can see, peoples opinions about fashion no. As humans we observe other humans, that’s just what we do. Girlfriend get over it. Everyone else enjoy. Must watch Project Runway on my TIVO.

Steady on

Pink is looking a bit old. That hard charging life style does catch up to you. Regarding the dress – Sakira. That girl has curves in ALL the right places!!!

Kay on

They both look nice, i will not join this

Clarrissa on

Shakira rocked this dress!!!! but both are such beautiful ladies!!!

Tiffany on

I think that Pink looks better!!! What a hot dress!

indranie on

why do you have to ruin the moment and have people pick one over the other.. that’s what wrong with media!

at least pink and sharika are laughing about it.. just leave it at that…

melissa on

shakira looking amazing i loved

alex on

Shakira Of Course

melissa on

shakira forever is amazing

Susan on

Did Pink stick her finger in a light socket?

judy on

Why is it that we should always make comparison? Why not just enjoy the show ? Both ladies are beautiful anyway. life is too short to waste our time on paying attention who wears better.

Anon on

Someone’s stylist is getting fired…

Samantha on

Obviously Shakira wears it better..
Look at her thighs and look at pink..
Come on..

Shakira is way sexier… !!

Pink is cool.. But Shakira is so hott

Alex on

Shakira

Tomas on

Shakira looks better

Lats on

They both looked great!!! Great sports for taking the photo together.

Mardi on

See what happens when you buy off the rack!!! LOL Pink gets my vote even thought I think they both look better then I do since I am in my robe. NICE PROFORMANCE PINK!!!!

gaby on

haha…that was so funny!!
I think the dress rocks on shakira!!
well I love shakira!!

Anna on

WHO CARES, IT WAS STAGED.

deborah Brouwer on

Shakira makes the dress look alive with all those curves. Pink looks more like she has a vintage 40’s bathing suit on. Go Shaki!!!

Antonio on

Shakira sin duda fue la mejor y no solo por el vestido sino por el gran carisma que irradiaba luz y felicidad!!!

Jennifer on

I think they both looked great and both pulled the dress off well!!

Me on

I am Colombian as Shakira but i have to give this face off to PINK she looks much better and it goes with her style

joksame on

shakira
ofcourse!

elise on

abby, lighten up.

ok, pink wears the dress better because it just fits her better! But i do like Shakira’s boots with it!

evette on

they both look great but pink rocked it srry!

JOJO on

This is why girls register their dresses for prom! Love them both!

Cynthia on

Shakira wears it much much better! Pink ew!

YoMama on

They both smell like a fart.

jose on

SHAKIRA OF COURSE!!! shakira la mejor

Eduardo on

shakira!

Jay on

I don’t like Pink, and that hairdo of her’s makes her look like a joke, but the dress suits her better, that being said, I don’t like the dress either.

Cesar on

Shakira wore it better!! She looks good in anything she wears. Pink tries too hard.

Jyoti on

The dress is tough looking to begin with-crystal encrusted leather…so I would say Shakira pulls it off better here because she lets the dress become the statement piece and softens the look with simple hair and makeup.
On the other hand, PINK’s severe hairdo is fighting w/ the dress for attention. Too much drama.
Love both girls sense of humor here tho :)

Jessica on

I think they both look great in the dress!!!

Amy on

Shakira looks different.I hardly recognized her.I liked her natural lookes.

Alex on

Pink :) the boots and the hair on Shakira no!!!

Bree on

They both look great, if I had to choose it would be Pink!

Blondie on

At least they were good sports about it!Love the dresses and they are both great singers!

daniel on

of course…shakiraaaa

tam on

shakira looks best

Jennifer on

The dress looks hotter on Shakira, the boots and her curves top it off! WAY 2 GO SHAKI!

Mhaia on

Shakira! The queen!

Dee on

They both look great, and the class they both showed by taking it in stride shows that these two exceptional women don’t deserve stupid polls like this that ask us to pick ONE…

Hali on

Pink totally rocked that dress better!!

PR on

It’s so refreshing to see these two embrace the moment instead of making it some sort of fashion scandal neither of them could live down. They both look great and why is it such a big deal if two people wear the same thing? There’s enough going on in the world today, that dress stressing about a dress seems silly.

Gisselle on

the dress looks better on shakira’s body she has curves. pink doesnt. n im lovin the boots i dont think it takes away from the dress i think it brings the dress out more and the hair totally matches the style of the dress. pink’s hair doesnt match the dress at all.

Devon on

PINK wore it better!!

RUFINA on

sharika did.

Alicia on

Pink wears it better of course ;)

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Kate on

Shakira hair ruins her.

VICTOR on

SHAKIRA ESTAS MAS LINDA Y ES LA MEJOR

Casper on

Shakira!

Brooke on

Pink rocked it

loo on

they both look lovely, but what i like best is the attitude both of them shared, making it seem like no big deal. good for them!

Tammy on

I would have to say Shakira does.The boots make it look even better…..

AJ on

PINK!!! Her personality makes this dress. It looks good on Shakira, but she looks like your typical hollywood girl right now. LLLOOONNNNGGG hair with soft curls (yawn!)

marco on

That would depend on if theyre dancing or posing

daelahn on

pinks you hair has looked better..nice try…

Mariko on

Both of them are so cool and entertaining. I love that they just smiled and hugged. Life’s too short for constant drama!

Agustina on

I love them both!!! They are trully pop superstars!
I have to say I think Shakira looked better

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She rocks.

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Rebecca on

they are both curvy beautiful women but Pink rocks it with the fabulously “Pink” crazy hair.

loon4u on

Shakira looks much better because she doesn’t need to wear her hair like someone from Cat in the Hat in order to stand out.

Analilia on

oviamente SHAKIRA!!!!!

Isabel on

SHAKIRA eso se contesta sin pensarlo

Vilma on

SHAKIRA!

Bairon on

Shakira wore it better. Much better. She is more beautiful, better singer, better dancer, and over all better person.

britney on

PINK WORE IT BETTER>>>>>

SugarMuffin on

I think one or the other (or both) of their stylists just committed professional suicide. I think Shakira would have worn the dress better if she had traded the boots for shoes.

BISONY on

SHARIRA LOOKS BETTER SHE ITS A PRINCES I LOVE HER PINK ITS 0 ON THE LEFT SORRY SHAKIRA YOU THE BEST IN THE ALL WORL.

Syuda on

Pink wore it better. I think it’s her hairstyle that adds the flair!!

Erin on

Gota go with my girl P!NK!!!

Allison Stark on

How awesome is it that they laughed and had pics taken instead of being b*tchy? You rock, ladies!

Stacey on

PINK totally Rocks this dress!

ShelbyB on

Shakira looks better,Pink has that worn in mother look.

JEANNETTE on

me too I noticed it right away and said to myself “oh dear” but Pink was the perfect lady about it when she was told that Shakira had the same dress on. To me they both look fab!!!!!!!

Shen on

Pink….but they both look good!

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Louie on

Pink for sure… “leather crystal mini dress”… come on!!! Pink is a rocker chic.

Aly on

Dont get me wrong i love them both but i think that Sharika rocked it better

CAROLINA on

SHAKIRA LOOKS WAY BETTER, SHE ROCKED

Kermit on

Shakira and and a man wore the same dress? oh, wait… it’s pink! she should stop working out so she can wear a dress like this

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