Earlier than each MET Gala, “What’s >>insert theme for the yr<<?” turns into a well-liked search time period for weeks main as much as the primary Monday in Could. What did Andrew Bolton imply? (You’ll have to attend for the exhibit.) How will stars interpret the theme? (For me, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry are all the time camp and I dwell for it.) This yr’s theme, Gilded Glamour, introduced all of the pomp and circumstance to the purple carpet. Glowing jewels sprinkled on the face and physique, bling within the hair, and gold throughout had been a couple of of the magnificence developments seen throughout trend’s large evening.
However, throughout this resurgence of class and extra, there’s a sobering thought—it’s nonetheless a pandemic. And no glitz and glamour can outshine that. Nevertheless, if there was ever a time to dwell the adage of Brazilian creator Paulo Coelho, “Regardless of how you’re feeling, stand up, costume up, present up,” it’s now. Whenever you look good, you’re feeling good. And who doesn’t need to really feel good? The trade predicted the Roaring 20s post-pandemic, and whereas we’re nonetheless in it—similar to the CDC—trend is transferring on.
Gilded glamour is all about prosperity, extra, extra, extra, extra–however for many people, our actuality is that we live in a time of much less, crammed with inflation and uncertainty. How can folks add a bit extra to their life by way of hair and make-up with out it additional affecting their pockets? ELLE spoke to the celeb hairstylists and make-up artists who created the head-turning purple carpet appears to be like you noticed final evening. Hold studying for his or her enter on gilded glam and methods so that you can recreate the purple carpet appears to be like in actual life.