Met Gala 2019-Top 20 Best Dressed

In recent years, people have come to expect the most glamorous, extravagant (and bizarre) outfits from the Met Gala pink carpet. This year is certainly no exception, with the theme as ‘camp’ fashion. Having considered their creativity, fit to the celebrity, and adherence to the theme, here are (in no particular order) my personal top 20 picks for best dressed!

  1. Dua Lipa in Versace

Camp features: neon, larger-than-life silhouette, 60’s hairstyle (nostalgia)

  1. Katy Perry in Moschino

Camp features: lights up like a literal chandelier

  1. Cara Delevigne in Dior Haute Couture

Camp features: plastic toys, childish colours, headdress

  1. Ezra Miller in Burberry

Camp features: androgynous, surreal makeup, mask (theatre)

  1. Lady Gaga in Brandon Maxwell and Linda Farrow sunglasses

Camp features: dramatic silhouette, neon, performance

  1. Billy Porter in The Blonds

Camp features: sequins, performance, royalty

  1. Lupita Nyong’o in Versace

Camp features: bold makeup, fan (drag culture), glitter, neon

  1. Janelle Monáe in Christian Siriano

Camp features: dynamic silhouette, neon, abstract shapes, movement (eye)

  1. Michael Urie in Christian Siriano

Camp features: transformation, androgynous, drag

  1. Priyanka Chopra in Dior Haute Couture

Camp features: crown (royalty), bold makeup, feather

  1. Ryan Murphy in Christian Siriano

Camp features: cape (royalty), sequins


  1. Hamish Bowles in Maison Margiela

Camp features: cape (royalty), feathers, playful colours, gaudy print

  1. Jordan Roth in Iris van Herpen

Camp features: transformation, movement (wings)

  1. Tommy and Dee Hilfiger

Camp features: glitter, Americana


  1. Celine Dion in Oscar de la Renta

Camp features: glitter, movement (fringe), headdress

  1. Florence Welch in Gucci

Camp features: fantasy (shoulder pieces), sequins

  1. Liu Wen in Thom Browne

Camp features: androgynous, gaudy print, unusual cut


  1. Cardi B in Thom Browne

Camp features: larger-than-life silhouette, unusual fabrics, bold colour


  1. Danai Gurira in Gabriela Hearst

Camp features: androgynous, homage to Josephine Baker

  1. Ashton Sanders

Camp features: childish shorts and knee-high socks, unusual fabrics

Amy Milner

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