Go away it to Lil Nas X to get jaws dropping on the 2023 Met Gala. The musician made his massive entrance carrying a really opulent look that completely dripped in luxurious, contemplating it was comprised solely of glitter and pearls.
The rapper was completely glowing whereas coated head-to-toe in what seems to be shimmering silver physique paint accented with gem stones and a plethora of pearls. He seemed to be shirtless and carrying a thong backside, with the remainder of his physique, together with his fingers and even his lips, coated in crystals.
There’s quite a bit to speak about right here, so let’s begin with the masks. Nas’s face was utterly bedecked in rhinestones; the sparkly stones began at his brow, dripped down his nostril and throughout his cheekbones, and even coated his lips. Atop the rhinestones had been pearls in varied sizes scattered throughout his face, plus a set of what seemed to be beaded whiskers — maybe an allusion to Karl Lagerfeld’s beloved cat Choupette? The musician additionally wore a daring circling of darkish black eyeliner to make his brown eyes shine from behind that glittering masks.
The opulent face particulars continued down Nas’s neck and chest with a reasonably lace-inspired sample, then light into the silver glitter physique paint. Every of his fingers was painted the identical shade, ending in lengthy extensions that had been equally coated in pearls and gem stones. From behind, you could possibly see a glimpse on the pearl-bedecked thong and extra gems scattered throughout his physique. (How does he sit down?!)
Stylist Coree Moreno used Matrix merchandise to form Nas’s hydrated brief curls. “For this look Lil Nas X went daring with a feline impressed metallic crystal look from head to toe,” Moreno defined. “Along with his complete physique coated in silver, we wanted his hair to shine just like the ensemble however stay pure to offer distinction. We opted for luscious and ultra-hydrated curls to border the headpiece.” Moreno used Setter Mousse and Controller Gel so as to add quantity, shine and maintain, then completed with Meals for Comfortable Multi-Use Hair Oil Serum for a ”yummy hydrated look.”
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The artist behind Nas’s look was Dame Pat McGrath, who beforehand created the same totally bedazzled search for Doja Cat at Paris Trend Week.