If you might be nonetheless undecided about what “camp” type is, permit Lady Gaga to turn you the way it is performed. The singer/Met Gala co-host/Queen of Camp confirmed as much as this yr’s Met Gala in an enormous scorching purple Brandon Maxwell robe, whole with a cascading teach and a large matching bow on her head. But wait, that is not all: Gaga then proceeded to out-camp all of them with FOUR are living outfit adjustments at the purple carpet.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta in point of fact did that. Delivering a chain of dramatic purple carpet poses beneath a parade of black umbrellas, Gaga’s dramatic teach required its personal entourage of other folks to lead it down the purple carpet. But in the event you idea Gaga used to be going to forestall there, suppose once more. She then proceeded to provide us her personal are living efficiency artwork and ship now not one, however FOUR outfit adjustments at the purple carpet.
First, she took off her large purple cape to show an all-black ensemble—whole with an identical umbrella, however in fact.
Then, there used to be every other scorching purple robe whole with a large black mobile phone bag by means of Judith Leiber. Hello, 911? Gaga has slayed us all, ship lend a hand speedy.
And closing however now not least, she then proceeded to strip right down to her bra, fishnets, and undies whilst pulling a scorching purple wagon filled with rosé and purple cowboy hats.
RENAME IT THE MET GAGA!!!
This yr’s Costume Exhibition and Met Gala theme, “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” explores the that means and historical past of camp in now not most effective type, however popular culture. The show off itself is encouraged by means of Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay that defines camp as “love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.” It’s all about over-the-top type that may be ironic, funny, or just excessive in nature—and who higher than Lady Gaga to turn us how it is performed?
Before she even hit the purple carpet this night, Gaga served up some pre-Met Gala camp type in an over-the-top Marc Jacobs glance closing night time. The singer donned a dramatic white and black ruffle get dressed and towering headpiece immediately from the fashion designer’s Fall 2019 runway. She accessorized with a teeny tiny handbag and sky-high platform boots—as you do when you are the Queen of Camp.
Of direction, that is infrequently Gaga’s first run-in with camp type. From her notorious meat get dressed to donning outfits created from muppets, the singer has been outlined by means of her campy, over-the-top type because the get started of her occupation.