Ah the MTV Video Music Awards - The Oscars they're not. When it comes to their attire, it's a time when many celebs, including Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears, let their freak flags fly, making it one of the best red carpets of the year.

Click through the slideshow for some of the most naked, most controversial and all-round iconic looks from the past 15 years. 

Don't forget to tune in tomorrow, Sunday, August 28, for the 2016 MTV VMAs.