Gucci’s Alessandro Michele Nurse Shark shirt. served as a co-chair and co-sponsor for this year’s Met Gala. and what better designer to give the camp theme a go? Ever since taking the helm of the Italian label in 2015, Michele has brought a new spirit into the house, one that is always heavy on extravagant whimsy and kitsch—the entire vibe of Met night, basically.Last evening, he dressed a long list of stars in his fantastical designs, all of whom embraced his more is more aesthetic. He walked the carpet with fellow co-chair Harry Styles, who took the red carpet as an opportunity to free the nipple in a sheer
Frilly blouse Nurse Shark shirt. (More on that daring menswear moment here.) Other Gucci highlights included Jared Leto, who sported the wildest accessory of the night when he carried a replica of his own head, as an homage to Gucci’s Fall 2018 runway show, which first introduced the cheeky head-as-a-handbag idea.These bold spectacles aside, there were also plenty of simply fabulous gowns thrown into the Gucci gang mix. (Another Michele specialty.) Take Dakota Johnson, who wore a bleeding-heart number, or Florence Welch, who went for a medieval-like fairytale feel. Model Ashley Graham went the blazer-as-dress route, slipping on a monogrammed style with metallic green lapels and cuffs and paired with embellished Dapper Dan tights. Above see all the stars in Gucci at the Met Gala.On Met Gala night, the usual story goes that celebrities wear the most over-the-top, fabulous creations possible on the red carpet, and then swiftly change back into normal human clothes once the evening is over—but not Lizzo. Well after the event was done, the singer, who performed at the after-party at the top of the Standard Hotel, continued on with her campy self by wearing the feathery Marc Jacobs coat she debuted on the pink carpet directly to the airport.