With this year’s theme of the Met Gala being Camp: Notes on Fashion, it came as no surprise that the looks celebrities produced at the 2019 Met Gala were over the top, dripping with eccentricities and to the nature of camp. With the inspiration coming from an essay by Susan Sontag “Notes on Camp”, which defies camp as “love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.” This costume exhibition became one like no other.
Kylie and Kendall Jenner turning heads in twinning feather gowns by Versace.
Celine Dion stole the show on Monday night in an Oscar de la Renta metallic bodysuit. This hand-beaded look took over 3000 hours, and 52 master embroiderers to complete. Weighing a total of 22 pounds.
Jared Leto in a show stopping Gucci diamond encrusted gown carrying a wax replica of his head as a clutch.
Harry Styles made a statement opting for a gender fluid look in a sheer lace blouse by Gucci, black heels, and a single pearl earring.
Lily Collins dazzled with a look inspired by the 1960’s and gown by Salvatore Ferragamo
Saoirse Ronan stunning the crowd in a dragon-inspired Gucci gown featuring dragon heads adorning both shoulders.
Sinead Burke wows in elegant black dress with blue ribbon detail by Gucci.