Every year on the primary Monday in Could, stars flock to the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork to have a good time the opening of the Costume Institute’s newest exhibit—and, alongside the best way, take a couple of extremely memorable magnificence gambles.
Ever the free-spirited maverick, Lil’ Kim stepped out with bubblegum hair that was coloration calibrated to match her coat for the Met Gala’s 1999’s “Rock Style” theme. In the meantime, fellow company Liv Tyler and Stella McCartney took a cue from their well-known fathers by breaking with purple carpet conference: They shunned heavy, high-definition make-up in favor of gleaming pores and skin, naked shoulders, lip gloss, and excessive blush.
Kate Moss helped reinforce 2009’s “Model as Muse” theme by going full goddess: smoked lids, bronze pores and skin, and a molten, metallic head scarf that demanded a sure type of reverence. But it surely was 2013’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” missive that inspired its personal type of irreverent shock worth—Anne Hathaway ditched her signature chestnut hair for peroxide blonde and Diane Kruger dip-dyed a soigné ponytail with a bolt of fuchsia pink. For actress Rooney Mara, although, no transformation was wanted: The actress merely caught together with her signature subversive raven hair and oxblood lips.
This 12 months’s theme on the Met Gala, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, is certain to encourage unbiased spirit in almost each sense. And contemplating that cochair Rihanna is ever the wonder chameleon, hypothesis is already swirling round what boundary-pushing reveal she’ll deliver together with her this 12 months.
What is going to occur on the 2018 purple carpet stays to be seen. However one factor is for certain: From Beyoncé’s energy ponytail to Kristen Stewart’s graphic silver gaze, these risk-taking magnificence seems to be deserve an exhibition all their very own.