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5 Most WTF Moments from 2017 Met Gala

From Rihanna stealing the show to Diddy taking a rest, here is how stars paid tribute to Comme Des Garcons’ Rei Kawakubo

Another year, another first Monday of May has come and gone with the annual Met Gala. 2017’s fete was a tribute to Rei Kawakubo and her daring designs for Tokyo-based line Comme Des Garçons, now on display at the Costume Institute at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The ball attracts a dizzying array of A-listers from Hollywood, fashion and the music world – all them eager to make their mark with elegant, avant garde, X-rated or simply outrageous sartorial choices.  Here are the good, the bad and WTF moments (yes, a bathroom selfie is involved) from this year’s bash. 

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Where Is the Theme?

Didn’t get the memo? Most years, Met Gala attendees often ignore the event’s theme, instead treating the bash like a generic fashion prom. This year was no exception – but felt much more striking, given how avant garde and peerless Rei Kawakubo’s designs for Comme Des Garçons have long been. While the bash invited stars to take risks, explore unconventional silhouettes and get weird, too many just played it safe, wearing garments and designs seen throughout award season. Some of the biggest offenders and least inventive looks came from the likes of Selena Gomez, Allison Williams and Jennifer Connelly.