MET GALA 2017

Met Gala 2017: The Most Talked About Non-Fashion Moments on The Red Carpet

From Diddy lounging to Jaden Smith bringing his old hair as a date, Met Gala 2017 had more than just fashion to keep people abuzz.


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The main talking point at the Met Gala is always the fashion. It is after all, the East Coast Oscars, the so-called biggest party of the year, and the American fashion industry and Hollywood’s joint prom. This year’s Comme Des Garçons theme may have meant we had more capital F Fashion than ever to talk about it, but this year’s red carpet (or, technically, blue and beige carpet) had quite a few headline-warranting non-fashion moments as well. Two of the world’s most buzzed about couples made their official red carpet debuts, while Jaden Smith brought his hair as a date. Diddy decided to take a load off in the middle of strutting the steps up to the Met, and the meeting of Michèle Lamy and Migos proved to be something fabulously delightful we did not know we needed.

Jaden Smith Showed Up Holding His Own Dreads

Earlier this month, Will Smith uploaded a video on Facebook in which he helped his son shave his hair. The reason: an upcoming role in the movie Life In A Year. Of course, Jaden Smith did the most Jaden Smith thing ever by bringing locks of his shorn hair with him on the red carpet.

Likewise, Cara Delevingne Painted Her Newly Bald Head Silver

Of course, Jaden Smith’s hair sacrifice was nothing compared to his Life In A Year co-star Cara Delevingne. She was required to completely shave her head bald. While she opted to keep any extra hair she might have had left over at home, she decided to accessorize with some silver scalp plate.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 01: Cara Delevingne attends the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)

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Diddy Just Lounged Out in theMiddle of the Red Carpet.

Maybe he just wanted a good look at this girlfriend Cassie?

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 01: Sean “Diddy” Combs (L) and Cassie attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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Wiz Khalifa Was Not Lit on the Red Carpet

But he was prepared to light something at any given moment.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 01: Wiz Khalifa attends the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

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JLo and A-Rod Made Their Red Carpet Debut

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have been dating for a moment, and haven’t really cared to hide that fact. They’ve teased the relationship on Instagram and been spotted out in pubic after all, but the pair made it red carpet official tonight.

As Did The Weeknd and Selena Gomez

Pretty much “ditto” for Selena and Weeknd. Tonight was the night for power couples to make it official.

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Karlie Kloss Took a Pedicab

Apparently in an effort to dodge afternoon traffic in New York, the supermodel hitched a pedicab on her way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Designer Rick Owens and wife Michèle Lamy met Migos and It Was Wonderful

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Met Gala 2017: Selena Gomez and The Weeknd and More of the Best Dressed Couples on the Red Carpet

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Co-chairs Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez, in Valentino, attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh, in Comme des Garçons, attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Claire Danes, in Monse, and Hugh Dancy attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Hannah Bagshawe and Eddie Redmayne arrive at “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Francesco Carrozzini and Bee Shaffer attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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Rick Owens and Michele Lamy, in Comme des Garçons, arrive “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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James Corden and Julia Carey attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.

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