Every year, like clockwork, somewhere between a dozen and a score models take to the Met Gala in dresses that can only be described as UNDERWHELMING. They may be on theme, or they may not; they may be pretty, or they may not. But they all make me roll my eyes to some degree.
A toast to those who shot for the moon, landed amongst the stars, and promptly burst into flames. In all fairness, there were far fewer Valiant Failures this year than at most Met Galas, because this was the rare year where it was possible to hit the theme and still look kind of average. But let’s discuss those stars who aimed, but missed the mark.
Let’s keep this party going, divas.
“Basic Bitches at the Met Gala” has become an annual tradition at Democracy Diva Headquarters. Here, that phrase knows no gender – only the brutal, existential torture of seeing extremely wealthy/extremely famous/extremely beautiful people completely waste life’s precious opportunities to be fabulous.
This batch of Met Gala lewks is brought to you by the celebrities who tried, and almost succeeded!
Our Met Gala coverage kicks off with the celebrities who did too much blow and thought they were at the Oscars!
Welcome to the best, brightest, and whitest night of the year!
New faces! Cute couples! Pop superstars!
Welcome to the fashion industry’s favorite self-congratulatory ego-fest!
We’ve finally made it! It took me two weeks (real life is hard, yo), but here we are: the end of your Met Gala fashion coverage.