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Met Gala 2019: The most dramatic looks on fashion’s biggest night

71st annual Met Gala’s most outrageous, exaggerated looks on the red carpet
WATCH ABOVE: Celebrities hit the red carpet for fashion’s biggest night at 71st Annual Met Gala. The theme this year is “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” focusing on over-the-top, exaggerated style.

If fashion is your forte, then the Met Gala is the ultimate glory.

On Monday evening, some of the biggest names in entertainment came together for the annual fundraising gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

From the style to the beauty to the accessories, the Met Gala is home to some of fashion’s most iconic looks, as well the most out-of-the-box (and sometimes out-of-the-universe) outfits. This year the Met Gala’s theme was “Camp: Notes on Fashion” — and it looks like some celebs completely hit the mark.

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Head curator Andrew Bolton, along with his team and co-chairs, choose the gala’s theme every year, and “camp” is certainly an aesthetic open to experimentation and exploration. According to NBC, the theme is a play on writer Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay, Notes on Camp.

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Sontag said camp is “love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration” and “something of a private code, a badge of identity.” Camp can be over-the-top, playful and eye-opening.

This year’s Met Gala attendees did not disappoint. Here are some of the most creative, elegant and head-turning looks on the pink carpet. Brace yourselves!

The outfits

Celine Dion


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Jennifer Lopez


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Harry Styles


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Cardi B


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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas


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Ashley Graham


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Katy Perry

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Kendall Jenner


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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

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Bella Hadid

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Gigi Hadid


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Janelle Monáe

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Cara Delevingne


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Ciara

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Kylie Jenner

Emily Blunt

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Lupita Nyong’o


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Tessa Thompson


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Tracee Ellis Ross

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Kacey Musgraves


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Kerry Washington

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Nicki Minaj

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Nicki Minaj attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Nicki Minaj attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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Rachel Brosnahan

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Mindy Kaling


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Serena Williams


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Awkwafina

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Charli XCX


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Jared Leto


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Jared Leto turns head at 2019 Met Gala
Jared Leto turns head at 2019 Met Gala

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Florence Welch


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Hailey Bieber


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Mary Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen


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Miley Cyrus


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Emily Blunt

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Lili Reinhart

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Rami Malek


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Constance Wu


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Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter

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Taron Egerton


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Katie Holmes

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Karlie Kloss


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Billy Porter

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Regina Hall

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Naomi Campbell

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Ryan Murphy


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Ava DuVernay

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Yara Shahidi


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Saoirse Ronan


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Alessia Cara


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arti.patel@globalnews.ca
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