Because the best we can do with most of the men on the average Met Gala red carpet is hand out participation trophies, the ones who actually tried to serve up a little haute style are to be commended, we say. Gentlemen, start your fashion engines.
The actual ensemble is only so-so. The corset is incongruous and the train looks tacked on. The makeup, however, is fabulous.
Okay, fine. It’s not exactly the most eye-popping look of all time. But he’s such a cute little cyborg man!
We were a little rough on these two back in the day. We believe the term “gay clowns” was deployed. What can we say? We were harder, meaner bitches back in the day. Which isn’t to say we love these looks. We’re pretty big on Thom Browne generally and we appreciate the envelope-pushing. We just wish they both didn’t look so smug while doing it.
Call it queer-baiting if you must. We can’t help loving a guy who showed up at the Met Gala looking like he raided Liza Minnelli’s closet.
IS THIS YOUR POPE?
Yes. Yes, it is.
Marc Jacobs in Comme des Garçons, 2012
Bless his heart, he tried it.
We honestly might have come around on this one if it weren’t for the horrid Fruit of the Loom boxers.
If you’re the world’s most famous drag queen and you’re not going to do drag on the Met Gala red carpet, we suppose wearing a gay zebra on your back is a second-best option.
Bow down to your creepy fashion Jesus.
He’s so cute and clean-cut! This isn’t exactly high effort, but the jacket really is gorgeous.
Oh, please. Like we were going to forget this bitch?
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