NEW YORK - Is Rihanna tired of life in the fast lane? The singer was a notable absentee on Monday (May 6) in the Met Gala, an event where she often turned heads with her eye-popping costume choices in the past. Posting earlier in the day before the high-profile Gala, Rihanna, 31, dropped intriguing clues that seemed to point out that she was no longer after fame and wealth. "Humility comes from brokenness. Brokenness comes when we learn that we are not hotshots after all. "Brokenness comes when we judge others, and then realise that we do the same things they do. "Brokenness comes when we think we are going to step out and do something great, and then fall flat on our face because we forgot to stay plugged in to God." It is not known why Rihanna was in such a pensive mood. But she did bother to check out what the celebrities wore to the Gala, declaring that Vogue editor Anna Wintour was the best-dressed among them. … [Read more...] about Rihanna skipped Met Gala because she is no longer chasing fame?
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WATCH: Fashion hits and misses at Met Gala 2019 (Agence France-Presse) - May 8, 2019 - 12:50pm NEW YORK — Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the campest of them all? Superstars Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Cardi B and other celebrities go all-out at the Met Gala, embodying the extravaganza's "camp" theme. Which was your favorite (or least favorite) outfit? … [Read more...] about WATCH: Fashion hits and misses at Met Gala 2019
Met Gala: 'Camp' is theme of fashion's biggest night Thomas Urbain (Agence France-Presse) - May 7, 2019 - 11:03am NEW YORK, United States — The brightest stars in fashion and Hollywood collide Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) at the Met Gala, the biggest party of the year thrown by the venerable Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. As it does every year, the annual extravaganza to raise money for the museum's Costume Institute kicks off the Met's annual major fashion exhibition — look out, because the theme is "camp." And the more outrageous the outfit, the better for the Met Gala red carpet, where the A-listers strut their stuff, usually in the most eye-popping ensemble they can find to match the theme. Gigi Hadid arrives for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York. The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of … [Read more...] about Met Gala: ‘Camp’ is theme of fashion’s biggest night
Lifestyle The invitation-only event, famed for its A-list celebrities and haute couture gowns, is a fund-raising benefit for New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and also marks the opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion exhibit. 07 May 2019 07:40AM (Updated: 07 May 2019 08:19AM) Bookmark Pop superstar Lady Gaga was among the first of the red carpet arrivals at New York's annual Met Gala on Monday (May 6), wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that hid three other outfits on her interpretation of the evening's theme, Camp: Notes On Fashion.The invitation-only event, famed for its A-list celebrities and haute couture gowns, is a fund-raising benefit for New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and also marks the opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion exhibit.Anna Wintour, the American Vogue editor-in-chief who hosts fashion's biggest night each year, was one of the first up the red carpet-turned-pink for the evening wearing a shimmering Chanel gown topped … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga wows on ‘pink’ carpet at Met Gala with four outfits
The countdown is on for the 2019 Met Gala, which will see some of the biggest celebrities in the world officially kick off the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York's new exhibition "Camp: Notes on Fashion". And the theme is already having an impact on online shopping behaviour. According to data from the global fashion search platform Lyst, searches for sequins, ruffles, feathers and glitter are up compared to the same time last year. The number of searches for ruffled pieces has increased by 20 percent, while interest in feathers has increased by a huge 93 percent. Searches for sequins and glitter are also up 199 percent and 132 percent respectively, year on year. The report also crowns the Italian fashion house Gucci "the king of Camp", citing the brand's Autumn/Winter 2018 show, which saw the models carry life-size replicas of their own heads. The move sparked more than 1,000 online searches for "Gucci heads". A model presents a creation by Gucci during the women's Fall/Winter … [Read more...] about Ahead of the Met Gala, camp fashion is on the rise