Rainbows! Glitter! Sequins! Latex-wrapped ponytails! Final night time’s Costume Institute Gala on the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork was a feast for the eyes, with attendees embracing this 12 months’s “Camp: Notes on Vogue” theme with true spirit. Dramatic entrance after dramatic entrance ushered in over-the-top hair, make-up and manicures, the likes of which this pink carpet had undoubtedly by no means seen earlier than. Within the phrases of Susan Sontag, “certainly the essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.” With out additional ado, listed here are final night time’s most memorably exaggerated magnificence seems to be:
Gigi Hadid seemed like trend’s Snow Queen final night time in a nude lip (Maybelline’s Superstay Matte Ink in “Loyalist”) and frosty white extra-long high and backside lashes.Not even an outsized sizzling pink bow may compete with Gaga’s flutter of metallic falsies that prolonged far previous her cheekbones. In case that wasn’t sufficient drama, make-up artist Sarah Hanno additionally added a row teardrop-like jewels beneath the actress-slash-singer’s lash line, plus shiny pink lipstick to spherical out the entire look.
Lada Gaga made a dramatic entrance, what together with her dress-within-a-dress striptease, however Billy Porter could have even one-upped the queen of pink carpet efficiency artwork herself. Carried in on a black velvet mattress by a staff of shirtless males, the Pose star wore a pure gold headpiece, paired with metallic lipsick and gold and sequin eye shadow to match.
Unbelievable Beasts‘ Ezra Miller gained the attention make-up recreation by sheer numbers. Arriving in a white cape and handheld masks, a dramatic reveal gave method to a number of units of lifelike eyes painted throughout his face, paired with shiny pink lipstick. The glammed-up optical phantasm was nothing wanting fantastical.
Elle Fanning had arms down (pun not meant) essentially the most memorable manicure of the night time. Every almond-shaped pink nail (in Essie “Strike a Rose”) was adorned with a unique classic attraction, from Bubble Yum gum to burgers and fries.
Ponytails had been an enormous theme on final night time’s pink carpet, and Tessa Thompson arguably wore it finest, with a floor-length excessive pony wrapped fully in latex. Little Bo Peep meets Bettie Web page, however make it trend.
What would an evening of camp be with out at the least one ode to all issues pink? Lizzo’s finger-waved sizzling pink wig and matching make-up did the style proud.
Along with her pastel purple lid-to-brow eyeshadow, flower bud-adorned bump it and fanned out lashes, Lily Collins made her look on the pink carpet trying like Priscilla Presley on her wedding ceremony day—and we had been 100% right here for it.
Lupita Nyong’o’s Met Gala make-up was impressed by drag icon Divine, full with a excessive drawn on forehead, a reduce crease and dramatic liner—all coated in light-reflecting glitter.
Final however not least, Kacey Musgraves’s ode to Barbie will certainly go down in Met Gala historical past. Along with her flowing platinum waves, bubblegum pink make-up, and pink blowdryer purse, it was all in regards to the particulars.