Recently, an event took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which benefits the Met’s Costume Institute. It is also the opening event for the institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Each year of the gala has a theme and this year was, “Charles James, Beyond Fashion”. Charles James is well known in the fashion industry for his approach to design through sculpture.
With the Met Gala, comes a red carpet that rivals any West Coast event. Some fashion looks on the Met Gala’s red carpet were classic and some were more “artistic”. At the top of the list of fashionable couples are Beyonce and Jay Z. Beyonce looked glamorous in her sheer Givenchy couture gown that was a throw-back to a look from the 1970’s Motown Era. The sheer beaded panels of her dress showed her figure, but covered what needed to be. Also, the vintage head netting and dark maroon lips added just the right touch. Beyonce’s husband Jay Z looked dashing in his James Bond style white tuxedo jacket and black trousers.
Even though there have been times when glasses were not “in”, this year is not one of those times. People have really embraced wearing their eyeglasses as much as a fashion accessory as a necessity.
One guy that is always on the top of the list when it comes to fashionable eyewear is Johnny Depp. Whether he is on TV or in the magazines, he always seems to be wearing a new cool pair. I’d like to see his collection because it must take up a whole closet on its own. This particular pair is one of many different Moscot eyeglasses that Johnny has in both clear and tinted glass. The vintage look of the round lens and coppery colored tortoise frame blends well with any wardrobe, always remaining in style.
This Week’s Mess-Up: Jay-Z
To be honest, this isn’t that huge of a fuck up. I like his tux’s color and cut, and (unlike so many other rappers) he keeps it swanky by limiting his jewelry accessories to a minimum. So, you may ask then, where is the fuck up? Check out his vest; it looks like it was cut for a midget. And since his shirt has some frilliness to it (rarely a good thing on clothes for taller gents), I must admit Jay-Z to the halls of WWWTP. Pour one out for you later, homes.