Were Kanye West and Kim Kardashian the prom king and queen of this year’s Met Ball? Was the event just an opportunity for them to publicly declare their love (of each other and of man skirts) to all the haters? Kinda sounds like it. #punk
Remember the show-stopping ensemble Marc Jacobs wore to the Met Ball and then dismissed to reporters as “just a lace dress?” Clearly, the black lace polo dress he threw on that night, via Comme des Garcons spring 2012 menswear collection (yes, it is in fact meant for men), made more of an impact than Jacobs Read more →
Those of you who watched the Vogue livestream of last night’s Met Gala red carpet probably heard photographers yelling some pretty hilarious and absurd things in the background (something that you often get to hear at fashion shows too if you’re lucky enough to be near the photo pit).
Some examples: “Could you text somewhere else please would that be possible?!” and “That shot would have looked great except for that idiot behind you,” and “It’s Rage Against the Machine” when Florence Welch walked in.
Perhaps the dumbest of all, however, was when they all started yelling “Zoe!” at Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing’s date, supermodel Joan Smalls…
The Costume Institute Gala at the Met is often referred to as the Oscars of the East coast. Adding to that reputation was Anja Rubik, who gave the event its very own answer to the Oscar meme that was Angelina Jolie’s Right Leg. However, Rubik, who wore a dress from Anthony Vaccarello’s risqué spring 2012 Read more →
A little birdie told us there will be some girly outfit coordination going on at this year’s Costume Institute Gala, which is less than two weeks away. The Vogue-hosted event will celebrate the opening of “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” at the Met and we hear the hostesses–namely, Vogue editors, will be paying a little tribute to one of the exhibition’s subjects by following a strict dress code: they all have to wear pink.
Getting an invite to (and being able to afford a table at) the annual Met Ball (aka the Costume Institute Gala) is out of reach for, well, pretty much everyone. But the organizers are trying to make this year’s Met Ball, which is scheduled for May 7, a bit more inclusive. As so many designers Read more →
The pop singer and American Idol judge would be a natural choice for the gala, considering she’s been upping her fashion cred lately, and most recently scored the cover of Vogue, so we already know she’s got Anna’s stamp of approval.
But don’t get your hopes up just yet: