Topic: Met Gala

10 Met Gala Style Tips From Actual Punk Rockers

10 Met Gala Style Tips From Actual Punk Rockers

Shhh! If you listen closely, you can hear the sound of fear stirring in the hearts of fancy people across New York as they prepare for this evening’s Met Gala, the biggest society event of the year. Since the 2013 theme is punk–and we already know how anxiety-making this is for them–we thought we’d offer some helpful Met Gala style suggestions from real punks, old and newer.

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Is It Still ‘Punk’ If It Costs $25,000 & Involves Anna Wintour?

Is It Still 'Punk' If It Costs $25,000 & Involves Anna Wintour?

I am displeased with the Met Gala’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” theme, but I’m having a hard time pinpointing why. However, because I’m pretty sure I am not alone on this front, and because we have spotted other blogs putting up photos of Gary Oldman playing Sid Vicious without realizing that it’s Gary Oldman in costume, I think it is probably a good idea to examine why this theme is stupid.

Full disclosure: I do not know much about punk. More »

2012 Met Gala Post-Mortem: Now We Must Vote!

2012 Met Gala Post-Mortem: Now We Must Vote!

The Met Gala. Normally, it’s the most daring, most elegant, most interesting and capital F Fashion red carpet of them all. This year, it was taken over by a bunch of maniacal stylists looking to make their mark. Our readers have spoken, and it was a shitshow. Let’s make the most of what we got and try to figure out who came out on top. More »

Gallery: The Best Dressed At The 2012 Met Gala

Gallery: The Best Dressed At The 2012 Met Gala

Hoooo boy, do we have our work cut out for us. Last night’s Met Gala wasn’t exactly brimming with great dresses, as you may have seen. Here, we have cobbled together a ragtag band of looks that will pass for Best Dressed. You’ll see looks that are halfway there, almost there or just a really flattering color! Ahead, we squeeze water from a stone with Carey Mulligan, Rooney Mara, Marion Cotillard, Cate Blanchett and more.

PS: WHERE ARE YOU WHEN WE NEED YOU TILDA?????? More »

The 2012 Met Gala: A (Mostly) Complete Gallery Of The Year’s Biggest Red Carpet

The 2012 Met Gala: A (Mostly) Complete Gallery Of The Year's Biggest Red Carpet

The biggest red carpet event of the year–the 2012 Met Gala–happened last night to celebrate the 0pening of “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations.” Unsurprisingly, old school Prada muses (like Milla Jovovich and Angela Lindvall) came out of the woodwork. As for the fashion? Sparkly, sheer and extremely unflattering were the orders of the day.

…But! Ugly dresses were the least of their problems, because apparently every good makeup artist in New York was off for the night: lots of hair dye experimentations (we hardly recognized you, Jamie King and Jessica Stam), black lipstick (Lana Del Rey, Kate Bosworth, Camilla Belle), harsh brows (Kate Upton) and whatever happened to Mary-Kate Olsen. Look through the gallery and then we must discuss! More »