The 2019 Met Gala was on this past Monday, May 6th, and our timelines are flooded with pictures of our favourite celebs dressed in dazzling costumes.
We’ve sampled some of what Kenyans are saying on social media about who wore what to the fundraising gala. The theme this year was ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion. “Camp is an aesthetic in which something has appeal because of its bad taste or ironic value.” It was inspired by American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist, Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay titled, the same.
Okay, so back to the fashion cold Kenyans caught when America sneezed!
We’ve been meaning to share this page with y’all and I guess there’s no better time like the present: Luxe Nairobi as the name suggests is all about luxury. It’s A guide to your luxurious desires & investments of passion: high-end accessories. Here’s their befitting Met Gala fashion assessment with a detailed description of the bling Jlo, Gaga and others wore.
Instagrammer by the name Andeti or @honestlymylifeisamess took his time to give us a rundown on several looks with a detailed commentary. Here are some screenshots:
Next up is @WinnieOdande who is one of the current leading stylists in the city and she had to have a say! She picks Kim outfit as one of her faves.
Producer, screenwriter and social media personality QueenGathoni couldn’t get enough of Janelle Monae. and shared some more looks on her IG stories too.
Makeup artist @UkwiBeauty also weighed in on some looks and of course makeup picking JLo as one of her stunning eye makeup looks.
Fashion designer BforBettie and @thedressdoctorKE founder had several favourite looks.
Lastly, photographer @LyraAoko could not help get inspired sharing the looks she would love to shoot.
Who had a Met Gala review you enjoyed?