The Met Gala is a benefit event for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Occurring every year, the event has proven to be a prominent day in the fashion world.
Each year, the Met Gala provides it’s guests of high-end fashion designers and A-list celebrities with a theme to follow. This year, the Met Gala’s theme was ‘Camp: Notes on fashion’. The theme of ‘Camp’ has been defined as the love of all things extravagant, unnatural, and unique.
Incredible looks were showcased on the pink carpet in New York on May 6th, 2019 – and we’ve put together our faves!
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1. Lady Gaga
As co-chair of this year’s Met Gala (alongside Harry Styles, Alessandro Michele, and Serena Williams), Lady Gaga had the responsibility of setting the tone for the evening. She most definitely did! Not only did Gaga walk the carpet, she put on a performance involving four different outfits.
2. Shawn Mendes
Shawn attended the event in a black suit with studded details and later on held an accessory that belonged to fellow attendee, Jared Leto…
3. Kanye West & Kim Kardashian-West
4. Katy Perry
Katy showed up in this lit ensemble and for the actual dining event: she was a hamburger!
Zendaya’s stylist, Law Roach, has been working alongside her since her days at the Disney Channel. Symbolically, the duo decided to portray Zendaya as a Disney princess and it was spectacular.
6. Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra
7. Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner
8. Alessia Cara
9. Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee hinted at her Met Gala look days before the event. Viktor & Rolf Couture is known for their runway pieces that involve clever, relatable sayings on the garments. A few of Hailee’s fans pieced together the hints before seeing her look!
10. Jenner & Kardashian Family
11. Gwen Stefani
13. Maggie Rogers
14. Florence Welch
15. Nicki Minaj
16. Kacey Musgraves
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