Typically, trend requires sacrifice, and Teyana Taylor went all in for the 2023 Met Gala. For a number of celebrities attending the style occasion on Could 1, this meant carrying constricting outfits and holding their pee through the entirety of the occasion. For Taylor, it additionally meant relinquishing the flexibility to elevate her toes various centimeters. Nonetheless, she did look unimaginable in a structured tweed gown with plunging hip cutouts by Thom Browne.
An ode to Lagerfeld, the gown resembled a tweed blazer layered over a floor-length skirt with a miniature practice and elaborate ties on both facet. The highest of the piece created the phantasm of a white button-up with a pressed collar and a black tie tucked beneath the blazer. She styled the outfit with black sun shades, glittering Grace Lee jewellery, and a rosette handbag stuffed with Chick-fil-A chicken and waffle fries.
“On Monday’s we deal with her as Petunia Lagerfeld,” Taylor captioned pictures of herself on the occasion on Instagram. “Task OVERSTOOD! @thombrowne you stole the night time you f*cking genius. Thanks for every thing. RIP TO THE BELOVED KARL LAGERFELD. I hope we did you proud!”
Whereas making her approach up the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s spectacular staircase, Taylor required assist from an assistant who acted as a counterbalance because the actor hopped — each toes within the air — up every particular person step. Between the steps, Taylor needed to shuffle her heels ahead, clinging firmly to her assistant as she deliberate the trajectory of her touchdown.
As arduous because the journey was, Taylor made it appear to be a breeze. She even paused to pose with a hand on her waist midway up, exhibiting off the gown’s attractive hip cutouts. So what precisely was the star pondering as she continued her trek to the highest of the staircase? “I’ve obtained to pee,” she instructed Essence. Fortunately for the paparazzi, the constricting ensemble and mom nature calling did not cease her from doing a fast shimmy dance for the cameras.
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