Remember when the Met Gala used to be about the, um, clothes?
Forget ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’, the unofficial theme of last night’s Met Gala was without question naked dressing.
An oxymoron of sorts, the stars showed us how to look good naked without really being naked. Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez have undoubtedly become the spokeswomen for the up and coming trend (which we’re hoping us mere mortals won’t actually ever have to take on), all choosing to bare their best assets in sheer gowns.
First up was Kim K who was accompanied by very-much-fully-dressed husband, Kanye West. Kim showed off those world famous Kardashian kurves wearing a feather-tailed gown designed by Peter Dundas for Roberto Cavalli.
Perhaps the most covered spokeswoman of the barely there trend, Kim took to Instagram to inform her 31 million followers that she took inspiration from the original naked attendee, Cher who wore a revealing Bob Mackie dress to the 1974 event.
Renowned for her round posterior, Jennifer Lopez took to the red carpet in a red Versace number, which left almost nothing to the imagination. The risqué gown however, was no match to Beyonce’s outfit. Saving the best for last, Beyonce took to the stairs in her Birthday Suit, no, wait, sorry, we mean in a custom Givenchy gown prompting us to immediately start doing squats at our desks in an attempt to look like Queen Bey.
While we won’t be turning up to our friend’s wedding in a barely-there Tisci designed gown anytime soon, that doesn’t stop us from being in awe of these ladies and their dedication to the red carpet trend. Bravo!