This yr’s Met Gala is a bit of unorthodox. With 2020’s occasion cancelled and this yr’s gala postponed from its regular date in Might to coincide with the top of New York Fashion Week, a lot of its excessive profile visitors will likely be feeling warmed up and additional impressed.
The charity occasion, which raises cash for the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork is not like different crimson carpets just like the Golden Globes or Grammys which precede movie or music awards. As a substitute, the Met Gala is an unashamed celebration of fashion – it’s just about the style equal of the Oscars. Unsurprisingly the main focus is fully on the outfits, the hair and the makeup and the get-ups are infamously further.
Earlier themes for the night have included faith, notes on camp and know-how, however this yr’s theme is “In America: A Lexicon on Trend”, a patriotic celebration of American vogue. Friends will interpret it in a different way so count on to see all the pieces from star-spangled robes to classic American designer tailoring.
As for the beauty, we’re calling it. The Statue Of Liberty is sure to make an look someplace, so we’re anticipating spiked hair accessories and unfastened curls. Likewise, we reckon there will likely be some cowgirl braids within the combine. For make-up, we’re guessing crimson lips and blue eyeshadow will reference the flag, alongside star and stripe motifs.
Most of all, count on some severely unimaginable lewks to be served up. Through the years the aesthetic on the Met Gala has slid from old-school opulence (like Christy Turlington’s 1992 nod to Holly Golightly, and Liv Tyler’s elegant pixie minimize in 1998), to outrageous acts of expressionism – see: Sarah Jessica Parker’s big 2013 punk-themed feather Mohawk, Lupita Nyong’o’s gravity defying techno sculptural updo in 2016 and Girl Gaga’s flamboyant mile-long gold lashes for 2019’s camp bonanza.
So Met gala 2021 has some large ol’ designer cowboy boots to fill. Here is the perfect appears to be like from the evening…