Last night was the Met Gala, the annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. But more importantly, the event offers the most ogled red carpet this side of the Oscars. This year’s gala honored Comme des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo, at least giving the stars a designer to steer toward.
Beyond that, all bets were off.
We’re not gonna shade anyone—what fun would the gala be if everyone played it safe? Instead we’re sharing our picks for the most deliciously over-the-top
looks. Some were visions of couture beauty—and others looked like they were snatched from the Drag Race main stage.
We wish we could rock the painted-bald look so well.
We’re not sure why Madge went with a camouflage pattern—it’s obvious she had no intention of hiding.
Amy Fine Collins
As Gay Star News pointed out, fashion writer Amy Fine Collins’ Thom Browne ensemble is suspiciously similar to Violet Chachki’s gender-bending runway look from Season 7.instagram/Logo TV
Julianne Moore and Ashton SandersDia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly
From California Gurl to the Bride of Dracula.
Someone looks like they’re having fun with the whole thing—which is really the point, isn’t it?
This, however, is not what having fun looks like.
Nick Jonas and Priyanka ChopraDia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly
Remi MalekDaniel Zuchnik/Getty Images
Remi, you look dreadful in that suit. Take it off immediately—preferably in our bedroom.
Bella HadidDimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
Did she leave part of the dress at home?
Courtney Love and Francis Bean CobainDimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
No T, no shade: Best looking mother-daughter combo of the night.