07 May 2019

CAMP, too far? The MET GALA 2019

how can I resist opening the pages of little augury to bring my favorite CAMP looks from the Met's pink carpet?
many looks just seemed a bit too far, lost was the idea of style—

can CAMP be too tacky? I think yes, is the answer.

Subtly is my preferred CAMP, tongue in cheek...

Curator Andrew Bolton says why "camp is impossible to define."
just so...

 Carey Mulligan in Prada

 Gal Gadot in Givenchy

 Edie Campbell with Molly Goddard wearing Molly Goddard

unCamp, & incredible,
a deep cleansing breath...

 an ethereal Billie Lourd in Zac Posen

no apologies, Katie Holmes in Zac Posen masterpiece


  1. Somehow camp seems to have meant women as objects. Few were the men who dressed to the program, and even there the Sun God appeared to feature slaves carrying him in wearing gold chains. I found this Met Gala lacked some elan that meant it was truly fashion as compared to a dated vision of entertainment. This is my opinion, and I know others will disgree but....

    1. that is exactly it-not fashion, show girls, and as you say blatant objectifying of women---and they dressed and chose themselves. thanks for weighing in Balsam. pgt



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