Crazy Outfits Abound at 'Camp' Met Gala

Katy Perry turned up dressed as a chandelier
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 7, 2019 6:04 AM CDT
Lady Gaga, right, and Brandon Maxwell attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 6, 2019,...   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – The theme was "camp" at this year's Met Gala and co-chair Lady Gaga once again had one of the most eye-catching outfits at one of the fashion world's biggest events of the year. Make that four outfits—the singer started out in a billowing pink outfit, then revealed a black gown underneath, which had a slim-fitting pink dress underneath, which she took off to reveal a bra-and-panties outfit, the BBC reports. The Monday night event at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art was held as a benefit for the Costume Institute. Other top looks, which can be see in the gallery:

  • Katy Perry. She was "literally lit," reports USA Today: Her outfit, including a 40-pound headpiece, was a chandelier, which glowed with the help of two hidden battery packs.

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