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The 2018 Met Gala: The Meh’s

Sorry for the dry spell but I was busy doing things like getting married and moving and blah, blah, blah – let’s just get on with it. If there was anything that was going to get me back to the blog, it was going to be the Met Gala and watching reality stars and Instagram models try to decipher the theme (Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination) without royally offending someone. What we got were A LOT of headpieces and crosses, some snoozes, some delights and a bunch of junk. But let’s get the snoozes/junk out of the way, shall we! (more…)


The Met Gala 2017: The Mehs

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  Anna Wintour attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

So last night was Anna Wintour’s prom. The First Monday in May belongs to Vogue and whoever they deem relevant enough to join them. Every year they have celebrity co-hosts. This year they were Katy Perry (eye roll) and Gisele and Tom Brady (ugh seriously) and the theme was something something Comme des Garçons. I won’t get into the details but know that the brand is of Japanese origins and you can see the influence in a lot of Rei Kawakubo (the founder)’s looks. Think high drama and structure. The goal on Met night is to represent the theme in one’s own creative way. My issue with the Met Gala is two-fold: 1) Some celebs say “screw the theme” and just wear the prettiest dress they can find which is sooo boring and 2) Anna Wintour’s thoughts on who is relevant do not match mine. For instance, Coco Rochas, one of the most prolific models of the last two decades and a staple at the Met Gala was not invited this year. But Kylie Jenner was. Anna has sold her soul to the Instagram star. Be careful Anna, it didn’t work out for the Fyre Festival…  (more…)