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Tracee Ellis Ross; A Literal Work Of Art At The 2019 MET Gala

This year MET gala theme was  “Camp: Notes on Fashion”, and all the stars came ready to impress in their own interpretation of the theme. We had so many looks that made our top 10 list, but our favourite has to be Trace Ellis Ross MET gala look.

Tracee Ellis Ross stepped unto the pink carpet at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art looking like a literal work of art, and we took every single detail in! Styled by her longtime stylist and friend;  Karla Welch, and designed by the Moschino designer; Jeremy Scott. Tracee wore a black silk dress, complete with a gold ornate picture frame.

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A look only a few people can pull off, luckily for us, she is part of the few.  Trace Ellis Ross MET gala look was birthed from her and her theme deciding to interpret ‘Camp’ as a vessel for art.

However, could there be a deeper meaning into her MET concept? Here is what one twitter user had to say:

While Tracee said;

She, her stylist Karla Welch, and designer Jeremy Scott had the idea to “turn [Tracee] into a literal work of art inside the Met museum” but you can’t pull off the look – a relatively simple black dress while holding up an actual picture frame – without committing to the performance. That’s all Tracee. And that’s totally Camp: putting yourself on display, blurring authenticity and artifice, and inviting the beholder to draw their own interpretation. Here’s the best one:

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