PHOTOS: 2019 Met Gala extravagant looks celebrating “Camp”

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan – Bright colors, tons of feathers and extravagant costumes on the pink carpet for fashion's biggest night.

Several stars arrived at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the 71st Annual Met Gala on Monday night.

This year's hosts include Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, Gucci's Alessandro Michele, Harry Styles, Serena Williams And Lady Gaga. Several attendees arrived in the Big Apple for the event including Dapper Dan, Lupita Nyong'o, Ciara, Colin Kaepernick, Gwen Stefani, Celine Dion, Ashley Graham and Mindy Kaling.

The theme of this year's event is "Camp: Notes on Fashion," which is based on Susan Sontag's 1964 essay titled "Camp." In the piece, Sontag defines "Camp" as "the spirit of extravagance."

Actress and producer Lena Waithe, paid homage to black drag queens for their advancement of the culture during the annual event. The Emmy-winning writer wore a Pyer Moss pinstriped suit that reads "Black drag queens invented camp."

Other celebrities made statements at the annual event, including Bronx native and "Scandal" actress Kerry Washington, who rocked matching rings with the words "Negativity is Noise."

 

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