The theme was “Camp” at this year’s Met Gala, and some celebs really outdid themselves. Now that we’ve had a chance to recover from the sheer shock and awe of the fashion-forward assault on our senses, here are four celebs who did Camp exactly right.
Janelle’s always amazing, but this Christian Siriano gown paired with a pile of hats and a geometric white-and-black glove is dandy surrealism at its finest.
This Cabernet-colored, gem-encrusted Moschino gown has its own hoodie/snood, feathered shoulders—and looks like something that would be delicious to sleep in on a red eye flight. Let’s face it: There’s no better way to slay that coming equipped with your own red carpet.
The star of Pose and Kinky Boots didn’t do New York theater for years for nothing: Vogue called Billy Porter’s extremely dramatic Met Ball entrance “the greatest of all time.” He was carried up the Met steps on a magic carpet by six shirtless men in tight gold jeans. His “sun god” bejeweled catsuit and gold cape by the Blonds had ten-foot wings and a 24-karat-gold headpiece.
Is Katy competing with Beauty and the Beast’s Lumiere for most lit at a fete? It was created by Moschino’s Jeremy Scott, never one to shy away from the limelight—or the klieg lights. This look had actual bulbs. And yes, it certainly turned everybody on. Literally.
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