As we look forward to Met Gala 2021 to start, we can’t assist however really feel nostalgic about all of the galas that occurred pre-pandemic, whereby celebs made some outlandish trend selections, and gave us sufficient fodder for memes and critique.
The get together, usually referred to as the ‘Oscars of trend’ bought cancelled final yr amid the pandemic, and this yr, the after-party will start at 11 pm on September 13. The theme for Met Gala 2021 is ‘America: A Lexicon of Vogue’, a two-part exhibition that may open on September 18. As such, the costume code for the crimson carpet is ‘American independence’.
On this copy, nevertheless, we take a nostalgic journey to a number of the previous Met Gala seems that left us befuddled and amused. Have a look.
Priyanka Chopra. (REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid)
Allow us to start with our very personal ‘Desi Lady‘ Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who had turned as much as the 2017 Met Gala occasion sporting this long-train brown ensemble that had made folks actually discover her. She was styled by Cristina Ehrlich, and the prepare was the spotlight of the occasion. That yr, the theme was ‘Artwork of the In-Between’. It did, nevertheless, result in many memes, and we had been simply curious to know if she was comfy strolling round with it.
Katy Perry in a Maison Margiela. (Supply: AP)
One other long-train outfit, this one featured singer Katy Perry, who had made an look in a sheer crimson veil and robe by Maison Margiela in 2017. This look was touted as weird, and Perry had taken the second to advertise her album ‘Witness‘, by sporting the title throughout her brow.
Cardi B on the Met Gala in New York, 2019. (Supply: New York Instances)
In 2019, rapper Cardi B had made a dramatic look with a flowing crimson prepare of costume, which had appeared like a quilt.
Ezra Miller attending The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute profit gala celebrating the opening of the “Camp: Notes on Vogue” exhibition on Could 6, 2019. (Photograph by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
And who can overlook Ezra Miller’s illusion-filled look, which was additionally part of the 2019 Met Gala? Miller’s look was the very definition of outlandish. It was paired with an identical masks, and we nonetheless can’t fathom it; nor can we make out the place the actual eyes are.
Jared Leto, holding a mannequin of his personal head, attends the MET gala 2019. (Photograph by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
It appears 2019 was the yr of weird. Bear in mind when Jared Leto had carried a reproduction of his head as an adjunct? Apparently, Leto was dressed by Alessandro Michele for Gucci, and the outfit was a nod to Gucci’s Autumn/Winter 2018 runway present, whereby fashions had carried replicas of their very own heads.
What did you consider this look? (Photograph by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
One other meme-worthy look grew to become PC’s ensemble. The actor attended the Met Gala for the third time in 2019, in a dramatic Dior robe from its Spring 2018 assortment. The actor had reminded lots of the character of Edward Scissorhands from the 1990 fantasy movie. Some even likened her to the Mad Hatter from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
Billy Porter attends The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute profit gala celebrating the opening of the “Camp: Notes on Vogue” exhibition on Could 6, 2019. (Photograph by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Met Gala 2019: Billy Porter had worn a golden ensemble by The Blonds. He was carried down the crimson carpet with six males who wore matching ensembles. Porter had a pair of wings connected to his arms!
Katy Perry attends The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute profit gala celebrating the opening of the “Camp: Notes on Vogue” exhibition in 2019. (Photograph by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Singer Katy Perry stepped out on this Moschino ensemble at Met Gala 2019. She appeared like an precise chandelier.
What did you consider this look? (Photograph: AP)
Woman Gaga, had she arrived sporting a large pink costume with a parachute skirt, an eye catching 25-foot prepare and an identical bow on her head, from her pal Brandon Maxwell’s model on the Met Gala 2019. Alongside together with her, got here the designer and her entourage of males, holding umbrellas.
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