• Met Gala organizers face criticism for ‘Gilded Glamor' theme amid inflation

    25 days ago - By The Guardian

    Theme pays homage to period of prosperity, industrialization and growth in US from 1870 to 1890, leading some to call it ‘out of touch' Met Gala 2022 live updates: red carpet fashion, theme, celebrity arrivals and style highlights
    Organizers of the 2022 Met Gala are weathering widespread criticism for the event's theme, “Gilded Glamor and White Tie”, facing accusation of insensitivity to the worsening inflation most Americans are dealing with. The annual gala's sartorial theme follows the second part of curator Andrew Bolton's two-part exhibition In America: An Anthology of Fashion, which...
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  • Met Gala 2022: politics rises to the surface on fashion's biggest night

    25 days ago - By The Guardian

    Celebration of American design themed ‘gilded glamour' prompts slogans, homage and big dose of history Red carpet: from Marilyn Monroe's gown to a fake moustache - in pictures Politics - personal, contemporary and historic - were close to the surface on New York's Upper East Side on Monday night as 600 guests, invited to celebrate America's Gilded Age at the Met Gala, offered their own interpretation of style and the multitude of meanings dress carries, then as now. The singer Alicia Keys wore a cape celebrating New York union history. New York's mayor, Eric Adams, who had said he'd been “...
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  • Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe's JFK dress as Met Gala celebrates gilded age

    25 days ago - By The Guardian

    Reality TV star wore a sauna suit and lost 16 pounds to fit into gown worn by actor when she sang Happy Birthday to John F Kennedy Met Gala 2022: politics rises to the surface on fashion's biggest night Red carpet: from Marilyn Monroe's gown to a fake moustache - in pictures Kim Kardashian has appeared on the 2022 Met Gala red carpet wearing a crystal-embellished gown last worn by Marilyn Monroe six decades ago when she serenaded the US president John F Kennedy for his birthday. The Met Gala, known for its high-profile guest list and extravagant ensembles, marks the opening of the annual...
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  • 2022 Met Gala returned to pre-pandemic glamour

    25 days ago - By Fashion United

    Jeremy Scott and Megan Thee Stallion, Moschino
    A-listers dressed to the theme of "gilded glamour" sparkled on the red carpet as the annual Met Gala extravaganza known as "the party of the year" returned to its pre-pandemic schedule Monday in New
    York.
    Co-host Blake Lively was one of the first stars to wow in a beaded Versace gown with an oversized satin bow that unfurled to reveal a light blue train.
    The actress, whose husband the actor Ryan Reynolds wore a brown velvet tuxedo, described the dress as an "homage" to New York City architecture, including the Statue of Liberty and the Empire...
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