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The Most Memorable Looks from the Met Gala
All the glam you missed from the Met Ball
Art Girls Jungle 08 May 2019

The Met Gala took place yesterday evening at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Organised under the direction of Vogue’s Anna Wintour, this year’s theme was centred on the Costume Institute’s new exhibition: CAMP, and was chaired by Lady Gaga, Alessandro Michele, Harry Styles and Serena Williams. And, just hours after the night ended, your art girls have you covered on 15 of the most memorable looks of the night.
Showing us all how it’s done, Billy Porter arrived drenched in gold and carried by a semi-nude entourage on a black velvet chaise longue. Captioning his look Old Testament Realness on Instagram, his Egyptian-inspired look was designed by the Blondes.
Katy Perry ensured that the spotlight was on her by arriving in a Moschino dress inspired by a chandelier. Dozens of candles were attached to her waist and head, guaranteeing that she would have great selfie lighting from every angle.
After teasing his followers with a selfie in a white ‘toile’ – the preparatory garments made by couturiers before the final look is finished – Hamish Bowles, the international editor at large for Vogue, turned up in a feathered covered cape by Maison Margiela.
Creative Director of Gucci, Alessandro Michele, turned up with his fellow chair, Harry Styles, in matching ruffled shirts – Gucci of course.
Celine Dion has been serving us insane levels of glam recently and did not disappoint at the Met Gala. The songstress dazzled in a shimmering, silver Oscar De La Renta look inspired by the Ziegfeld Follies.
Stella Maxwell reminded us all why she’s a supermodel, serving us epic levels of beauty in a sheer black Moschino number covered in silver stars. She completed her look with a faux fur scar that had some serious Cruella De Vil vibes, complete with fox faces and tails.
Dua Lipa brought the drama with a huge bouffant encrusted with jewels. Her Versace look consisted of a bodysuit, leggings and duchesse overskirt.
The Jenner sisters – Kendall and Kylie – made a perfect pair in matching and contrasting orange and purple numbers. Both dressed in Versace, the gowns were covered in beads and feathers.
Diane Von Furstenberg showed us the true meaning of loving yourself; by turning up to the Gala in a dress covered in a huge photograph of her younger self. She also wore a crown and held a flame just like the iconic Statue of Liberty.
Dressed in a princess dress, Joan Collins showed us what it really means to be a fairy godmother. Attending with her goddaughter, Cara Delevigne, Collins appeared as a fluffy princess dressed in white, while Delevigne must have tasted the rainbow as she appeared in a sheer nude number, covered in rainbow stripes.
Thanks to Moschino, Tracee Ellis Ross became a work of art. The actress arrived in a black dress, attached to a gold frame.
Redefining the meaning of the word eye-catching, Janelle Monae’s Cristian Siriano outfit was like a cubist painting, with an eye covering her breast and also comprising the design of her clutch bag.
Reminiscent of Rihanna’s yellow omelet dress from the Met Gala of 2015, Cardi B arrived in a gown with an equally extravagant train yesterday evening. Cardi’s deep red Thom Brown creation included a giant broken heart motif on the back of the dress, with feathers all around the seams.
Bending gender norms backwards, Michael Urie wore an outfit that was completely cut in half. His Christian Siriano look was a strapless pink tulle skirt creation on one side, while his other half comprised a pinstripe suit. Even his face matched, wearing make up on one side and a beard on the other.
And, to finish the list, we must call your attention to Ezra Miller, who arrived as a vision of beauty. Miller – who wore a Burberry suit, satin cape and bejeweled corset – owes his attention stealing look to make-up artist Mimi Choi, who painted five pairs of eyes onto his face so perfectly that it’s hard to tell which are real.
Text by Lizzy Vartanian
Images via @thebillyporter, @irishtatler, @hamishbowles, @larryisreal255, @celinedion, @celebs_in_touch, @versace, @kyliejenner, @dvf, @cameron_pitt29, @moschino, @csiriano, @iamcardib, @michaelurielikesit, @therumble_online

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