A-list celebrities dress in their ‘campy’ best

The 71st annual Met Gala, planned by Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, as a way to raise funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, was held Monday night (May 6, 2019) in New York. The event – as always – proved that some of the biggest stars on the planet weren’t afraid to take some severe fashion risks.

“Come the first Monday of May every year, the pressure’s heightened as those invited to the exclusive Costume Institute Gala take to the historic Met steps to be judged on their clothing choices for the night, not only on their aesthetic appeal but also in its alignment with the year’s theme,” noted Variety.

The annual event, which is all about the fashion it inspires, centers around the latest exhibit’s theme. Previous themes have included ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ in which attendees made sartorial allusions to religion, and

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A-listers slay ‘Camp’ theme of Met Gala, fashion’s biggest night

Lady Gaga stunned Monday at New York’s Met Gala, embodying the extravaganza’s “camp” theme as she peeled back look after garish look at the fete thrown by the venerable Metropolitan Museum of Art that sees Hollywood and fashion collide.

The 2019 carpet – pink, for the occasion – into the Metropolitan Museum of Art, whose yearly bash welcomes over-the-top looks that skew to a theme, was even more of an eye-popping doozy than usual thanks to this year’s concept.

Gold, trains, fringe, fur, blonde wigs and inspirations from drag as well as camp legends Cher and David Bowie were trending on the pink carpet celebrating fashion so bad it’s good.

Superstar Gaga set a high bar, bringing a shape-shifting look sure to spawn a thousand memes. 

The pop diva played Russian doll as her entourage unzipped three different looks in hot pink and black, until she sported nothing but

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