Ostentatious Fashion at The Met Gala 2019

Since it debut in 1948, The Costume Institute Gala better known as The Met Gala with it’s extravagant themes has set itself as the biggest fashion and fundrising event in the world by having all the biggest and most famous names in the fashion, art, music industries converge in the New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to celebrate its latest exhibition, raise money for the Met’s Costume Institute.

This year, the theme was Camp: Notes On Fashion, which in keeping with MET tradition tied in to their “Susan Sontag’s seminal 1964 essay Notes on “Camp” exhibition; which  defined camp as the “love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration… style at the expense of content… the triumph of the epicene style”. The world waited with bated breathe for the stars take on the theme and we were not disappointed. From Lady gaga and Cardi B’s flamboyant outfits, Janelle Monae and Lupita Nyong’o literal art outfits to Celine Dions and Billy Porter celestial ensembles, the pink carpet was rife with style innovations that left the fans gaping and editors hearts singing.

Here some of our best picks of the night.


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