The Met Gala‘s theme of camp encouraged attendees to put aside convention and celebrate the surreal and off kilter. What exactly constitutes camp is a delicate balance between costume and commentary and very much subject to the eyes of the beholder.
Lady Gaga as a co-chair set a high bar by making a smashing entry in a fuchsia gown that evolved into three different outfits each of which she expressed with a different persona. If ever there was a theme made for a celebrity, camp was it for Gaga.
Check out some of our favorite looks below via Gaga (Brandon Maxwell), Billy Porter (The Blonds), Lupita Nyong’o (Versace), Tessa Thompson (Chanel), Elle Fanning (Miu Miu), Jared Leto (Gucci), Kim Kardashian Thierry Mugler), Lizzo (Marc Jacobs), Laverne Cox (Christian Siriano), Tracee Ellis Ross (Moschino), Cara Delevingne (Dior), Yara Shahidi (Dior), Jemima Kirke and Lena Dunham (Christopher Kane), Amber Valletta (YSL), Katy Perry (Moschino), Janelle Monáe (Christian Siriano), Ciara (Peter Dundas), Céline Dion (Oscar de la Renta), Gigi Hadid (Michael Kors), Gwen Stefani (Moschino), Bella Hadid (Moschino), Zendaya (Tommy Hilfiger), Serena Williams (Versace) and Kerby Jean-Raymond and Lena Waithe (Pyer Moss).
Check out all the amazing looks below.