Actor Billy Porter soared above other Met Gala attendees with his elevated take on the theme, in a look from The Blonds. Photo: AP
Sofia Suarez
Opinion

Opinion

Sofia Suarez

After the Met Gala’s mishmash of camp and corny, the politics of dressing for a costume party

While ‘camp’ might be an ambiguous theme, there are certain rules to fancy dress – don’t use it as an excuse to wear very little, and by all means, commit

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Actor Billy Porter soared above other Met Gala attendees with his elevated take on the theme, in a look from The Blonds. Photo: AP
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Jared Leto, wearing Gucci, brandishes a severed head in his likeness at the Met Gala, the theme of which was ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’, on May 6, in New York. Photo: AFP

Camping out at the Met Gala – from Jared Leto to Billy Porter, how the men stole the show

The theme of fashion’s biggest night out was ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’, which was interpreted any number of ways. One thing is certain, though, the belles of this year’s ball were the boys

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Jared Leto, wearing Gucci, brandishes a severed head in his likeness at the Met Gala, the theme of which was ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’, on May 6, in New York. Photo: AFP
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