Pharrell & Helen: the MET Chosen

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 2, 2017 05:30:19 May 2, 2017 05:30:19
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Someone was going to show up in a classic Comme Des Garcons signature piece – the kind of piece that isn’t conventionally “wearable” but that is unmistakably Rei Kawakubo. A garment that’s also a sculpture. The only question: who would have the honour, who would be the chosen? Because Rei Kawakubo is notoriously particular. Full Story

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How Elizabeth Banks Met Galas

Duana Posted by Duana at May 2, 2017 05:20:36 May 2, 2017 05:20:36
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To Whom It May Concern: Please excuse Elizabeth from dressing on the Comme Des Garcons/Rei Kuwakabo theme tonight, as she has been dressing that way for the past several years due to her ongoing engagement as Effie Trinket. As such, her mesmerizing body-con sequined Rorschach painting and banana-coloured hair is an homage to all the girls at Tavi Gevinson’s high school who made fun of her for liking Comme Des Garcons at a time when Aeropostale was as exotic as it got. Full Story

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Jaden Smith: Best MET Accessory

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 2, 2017 04:49:59 May 2, 2017 04:49:59
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This is the one we might be fighting about the hardest. Lainey, you’re just trying to be different. Trying too hard to be different. Jaden tries too hard to be different. Here’s my response to that: He IS different. If you don’t think he’s different then he must be the same. Full Story

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Priyanka Chopra: Met Gala Gadget

Maria Posted by Maria at May 2, 2017 04:39:24 May 2, 2017 04:39:24
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Priyanka Chopra was one of the first arrivals to the MET Gala, and the “Inspector Gadget” jokes came fast and furious. I get it, she’s wearing a trench coat. I will tell you why I’m more into this than 95% of the gowns I saw. Full Story

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Zendaya & Jessica Chastain: Best & Worst Belles of the MET Gala

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 2, 2017 04:30:14 May 2, 2017 04:30:14
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Is it possible to ignore the theme of the MET Gala and still somehow honour it? Of course. Rei Kawakubo is a fashion contrarian. To the extreme. So, if you are going to be contrary, in the spirit of Rei Kawakubo, you must go all the way. Which is exactly what we got from Zendaya Full Story

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Dear Gossips,

If you’ve been visiting this website – a gossip site – for a while, you are familiar with the position we take on gossip: that gossip is not irrelevant, that gossip can illuminate, that gossip is a conversation about social issues, social behaviours, even social injustice.  Read Full Intro