Taylor Swift's Grammys dress is like a "suit of armor"

Jan 26, 2014 at 9:10 p.m. ET

Country sensation Taylor Swift channeled her inner tough girl at the 2014 Grammys tonight in a gorgeous Gucci gown she likened to — get this — a suit of armor. Um, what?

Taylor Swift Gucci Grammys dress Taylor Swift, who is in the running for four awards tonight, including Album of the Year (go Red!), caught us off-guard when describing her breathtaking and apparently super-heavy silver and gold gown for the Grammys.

"It's so scratchy. It's Gucci. I love it. I'm so happy I get to wear it. It's like chain mail," she told E!'s Ryan Seacrest. "I think it's bulletproof. It's really heavy. It's all of the things you would expect it to be, like a suit of armor," she continued.

We're not exactly sure what T. Swift is trying to protect herself from here (crazy ex-boyfriends, maybe?). However, we do know that despite the tough-girl material, this sparkly Gucci gown couldn't suit the sophisticated singer any better. It's elegant, edgy and fun all at once.

Paired with a shimmering smoky eye, a light pink pout and a pretty wavy ponytail, it's a total head-turner, to say the least. We just hope her fellow nominees watch out if she doesn't win!

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