Rihanna, regardless of mass hypothesis, did truly make an look on the 2022 Met Gala. Nonetheless, just like the singer is wont to do, it’s not in a means anybody anticipated.
In a brand new video revealed on Vogue‘s Instagram web page, the style muse is noticed as a rendering of the marble statue of “Eirene (The Personification of Peace),” a high attraction within the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Greco-Roman galleries. For the event, a digital rendering of a pregnant Rihanna sporting a lacy Alaïa bodysuit, “straight off this month’s Vogue cowl” (per caption) is in Eirene’s place, commanding heart stage on this wing of the Met. The 3D model of the singer mimics the identical pose and outfit worn on her “Vogue” Could 2022 cowl — except for her pink stiletto heels.
Although she wasn’t bodily current for the 2022 Met Gala, Rihanna has nonetheless been making headlines for her unabashedly glamorous method to maternity type since asserting her being pregnant earlier this January.
The Met’s “In America”-themed occasion additionally noticed a slew of celebrities filmed in constructed backdrops or edited inside wings of the Met. All have been associated to or made to mimic artworks owned by the museum itself; Gwen Stefani and Dangerous Bunny have been forged in frescos, Rosalia and Quannah Chasinghorse have been depicted in work and Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s romantic kiss was depicted in 1700s Sèvres porcelains.
Others have been purely whimsical and playful. Sydney Sweeney pored over a museum map whereas seemingly trapped in a miniature gallery. Tom Ford walked as much as a metallic Jeff Koons sculpture of himself. A shrunken Jon Batiste performed the trumpet whereas surrounded by musical devices within the “Artwork of Music Via Time” Gallery. One of the vital whimsical, nonetheless, discovered Cardi B dancing and shimmying in entrance of the Museum’s iconic Temple of Dendur.
The 2022 Met Gala’s theme is “In America: An Anthology of Style,” exploring the foundations of American vogue — particularly, identifiers of American type and particular person designers. The exhibit will embrace 100 clothes by unbiased designers and dressmakers from the 1800s to the mid-late 1900s within the Museum’s American Wing interval rooms. There may even be “freeze frames” of movie vignettes in every room, highlighting the aesthetics of eight completely different movie administrators: Janicza Bravo, Sofia Coppola, Julie Sprint, Tom Ford, Regina King, Martin Scorsese, Autumn de Wilde and Chloé Zhao. Supported by Instagram and Condé Nast, the occasion raises funding for The Costume Institute’s exhibitions and future enhancements. The exhibit will likely be open to the general public beginning on Could 7, and — together with Half 1, which opened last September — shut on Sept. 5, 2022.
Uncover the Met Gala 2022 stay arrivals within the gallery.