Gold crosses, halo-ed headdresses and angel wings filled the red carpet at New York’s Met Gala on Monday, as some of the world’s biggest celebrities embraced the religious theme of the so-called Oscars of the East Coast.
Late British designer Alexander McQueen liked to tell his story through his audacious fashions, so getting those who knew him to speak about his personal life proved a challenge for the makers of documentary “McQueen.”
Following reports last August that the theme of the next Met Gala, held in spring 2018 in New York, would be inspired by religion, the exact theme is confirmed as "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination."
Barbadian superstar Rihanna wowed on the red carpet at this year's Met Gala in New York, the society fundraiser dubbed "the party of the year" that gathers the world's most famous faces in film, fashion and music.
The Met's Costume Institute aims to set new records with this year's spring exhibition that explores the influential designs and works of the revered Rei Kawakubo. The exhibit runs from May 4 to September 4.