Solange: MET Best Dressed 2017 (Duana)

Duana Posted by Duana at May 2, 2017 17:17:38 May 2, 2017 17:17:38
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Well. I mean, of course it’s not surprising that Solange is Best Dressed. In fact, she’s been using the MET Gala as her personal runway for years—a place where she is, in a different way than Rihanna, expected to reign. Full Story

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Ruth Negga: MET Best Dressed 2017 (Lainey)

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 2, 2017 17:01:35 May 2, 2017 17:01:35
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I promise that we try. After the Oscars and the Globes and the Emmys and especially the MET Gala, when we break down the list of coverage and consider the assignments, Duana and I try mix it up, we try not to keep going to the same names for best and Heidi Klum for the worst. Last night we had an editorial standoff because we both wanted the same person for our best. Full Story

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CELINE DION: Best MET Rookie

Duana Posted by Duana at May 2, 2017 16:44:24 May 2, 2017 16:44:24
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Lainey and Lorella and I talk about Celine a fair bit. Mostly we talk about Celine and Rene. How bananas it all was. How much she loved him. She grieved more than anyone will ever grieve. She mourned! Wearing black lace! It’s like an opera taking place in real life. Full Story

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Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds: MET Obligation

Duana Posted by Duana at May 2, 2017 16:00:03 May 2, 2017 16:00:03
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You know I have opinions. And we’ll get to those in just a moment. But first I find myself having to say something… if not in Blake Lively’s defense, then on her behalf: We stay up all night to write, and it’s inevitable that sometimes I forget what it was I wanted to say or whether the same designer designed dresses for two mortal enemies, or what. Full Story

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Kerry Washington vs. Lily Collins: MET Dueling Bobs

Duana Posted by Duana at May 2, 2017 14:46:23 May 2, 2017 14:46:23
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No, of course it doesn’t have to be a competition. But when two women both wear a distinctive hairstyle that’s nothing like their own (and is very obviously a tribute to Rei Kawakubo) you tend to wind up putting their attempts beside one another. Full Story

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