Met Gala 2019: Trends of “Camp”

If you didn’t get the chance to see this years Met Gala red carpet looks, we have a few of our favorite daring, exotic, and fabulous looks to share with you!

Every spring, The Met Gala is hosted for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, located in the magnificent New York City (where else would it be). This years theme, “Camp: Notes on Fashion”, could easily be misunderstood as campfires and tents, but when Anna said “Camp”, the designers delivered and the celebs served looks.

“Camp” is defined as “a style or mode of personal or creative expression that is absurdly exaggerated and often fuses elements of high and popular culture” Still confused what “camp” really means? Take a look at these “Camp” looks that hit the pink carpet!

 

Feathers, Feathers & Feathers!

Whether they were attached to a head piece, draping from the arms, or moving swiftly from the torso, feathers made a huge statement at the Met this year. The trend played a role on the red carpet by creating a glamorous image of movement and flourishing beauty, basically slaying the theme of “camp”. Designers knew that feathers would attract attention and they were spot on.

All about the Details!

From head to toe, details upon details were discretely designed to express the unique creativity of each designer and their take on “camp”. Celebrities posed on the runway showing each detail from patterned tights to gelled hair. Each intricate design played a key role in the overall mood and exaggeration of the garment; details matter people!

Ruffles! 

Everyone knows a little bit of ruffles serves its elegant purpose, but massive, expressive ruffles, seen at the Met, stole the show. The ruffle trend completely demolishes all body consciousness and directs the focus on the beauty, fun, and frill of the garment. “Camp” expresses the exaggeration and fun of fashion, with ruffles the fun is overflowing on the red carpet.

 

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