As Coco Chanel once said, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.”
It’s been a fashion decree ever since. However, there’s one event where it’s thrilling and encouraged to break the rules: the Met Gala.
Over the years, Hollywood’s A-list have ascended the steps of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art wearing towering stacks of hats, ornate hairpieces, feathered angel wings and even toting decapitated heads and locks of hair.
At the 2019 Met Gala, the Camp: Notes on Fashion theme allowed for over-the-top additions to a sea of already daring ensembles.
Billy Porter made a one-of-a-kind entrance, proving that a diamond bracelet pales in comparison to having handsome men as your arm candy. The actor, channeling his inner Egyptian god, perched atop a throne as six shirtless men carried him in. Moreover, he donned a dramatic 24-karat gold headpiece and 10-foot wings that enveloped the red carpet.