Met Gala 2016: A sea of silver, a group of feathers and a margin of flowers

May 3, 2016 - fall Denim

Kim Kardashian West substantially spoke for distant some-more of her associate Met Gala attendees on Monday than would caring to acknowledge it when she synopsized a demeanour she was going for to an E! Entertainment contributor as, “Blingy, voluptuous robot.”

The thesis of this year’s gala, and a soon-to-open muster it’s celebrating, is Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, and Kardashian West rose to a arise with a body-hugging Balmain gown, china in tone and perplexing of design. Husband Kanye also destitute out a Balmain – in a form of a bedazzled-to-encrusted denim coupler ragged with a span of jeans with a gaping hole in a left knee. Others enlisting in a drudge stylish Balmain army for a dusk enclosed Jourdan Dunn, Cindy Crawford and Met Gala first-timer Kylie Jenner.

Zayn Malik was one of a few group to do a drudge thing, opting for a tradition black Versace fit with molded steel arms that could have been borrowed from a fit of armor though for a Swarovski clear and Versace Medusa conduct details.

And while we’re not certain who done a geometric china patchwork and mirror-covered pantsuit beauty businessman Julie Macklowe wore, it unequivocally gets a opinion for many eager welcome of a cyber stylish cultured (and an honest discuss for touching off a flurry of amicable media posts that interconnected her design with C-3PO’s).

Gala co-chair Taylor Swift was also among all a china ladies, attack a red runner like some arrange of Goth cheerleader from a destiny in a dulcet snakeskin-textured, side-baring Louis Vuitton mini-dress with black leather accents, black gladiator sandals and dim lipstick to finish a look. Rita Ora’s demeanour was a decidedly softer take on a trend. The thespian chose a custom, platinum-colored wail conformation Vera Wang robe arrayed with hand-placed, sculptural lead feathers that simply done her demeanour one of a evening’s many memorable.  

Ora’s robe indeed keyed into another of a evening’s large takeaway trends: plume accents and embellishments. Others in that conform group enclosed Saoirse Ronan, who wore a tradition Christopher Kane robe of ivory silk with a smoke of pink, white and black plumage around a neckline and atop her right shoulder, equivalent by a dainty festooned moth whipping nearby her left hip; and Zoe Saldana, who arrived in a pleasing strapless Dolce Gabbana robe that gets a opinion for a evening’s many impressive, interjection to a majestically kaleidoscopic feather-embellished sight trailing her that managed to elicit a margin of wildflowers, a group of peacocks and a building full of confetti all during once.  

Saldana was distant from a usually one to welcome a flower motif. The list of those we beheld going full floral were Anna Wintour’s daughter Bee Shaffer in a tradition Alexander McQueen flower sequin festooned crepe gown; Wendi Deng, Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife, in a hand-stitched, rose-embroidered edging robe from Christopher Kane’s tumble and winter 2016 collection; and Elizabeth Cordry (who, it turns out, is Shaffer’s sister-in-law) in a nude-colored robe growing with outsized poppy blossoms.

Based on a above looks – and a many, many some-more examples of perplexing embroidery, super-specific sequin chain and vital cutouts that came down a runner – it’s easy to assume that, for those who weren’t going for “sexy, blingy robot,” sauce for a thesis of conform meets record meant origination a robots do all a impossibly pleasing though horribly time-consuming sequin and elaboration work.