Karl Lagerfeld’s cat might not have attended, however she discovered a proxy within the actor Jared Leto, who got here in a full-body costume modeled after the cat, named Choupette, earlier than he became an all-black ensemble that included a floor-length cape.
The worlds of superstar, style, politics, sports activities, enterprise and artwork collide on the Met Gala, all the time held on the primary Monday in May. The invitees posed, giving the crowds and cameras angle after angle for prime gawking.
Mr. Leto wasn’t the one one who deconstructed an outfit. Janelle Monáe’s Thom Browne hoop skirt reworked right into a sequined bikini. And Lil Nas X didn’t have a lot to take off, having arrived in full silver physique paint, bejeweled thong and an elaborate masks.
But coated from head to toe was Rihanna with ASAP Rocky. The singer had posted an image of herself in a black and white feather ensemble (with fuzzy hat and glasses with frames within the double C’s of the Chanel brand) over the weekend, teasing followers who’ve been questioning if she would present. She saved us all guessing, being the final to reach — after 10 p.m. — however made an entrance that was well worth the wait.
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