Cardi B Gets Anxiety Trying to Outdo Her Own Met Gala Looks

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Cardi B is her personal competitors! The rapper opened up concerning the strain she faces when making an attempt to deliver warmth to the Met Gala.  

“Each single time that I’m going to the Met, it’s enjoyable however, it’s like, I don’t know, like, after my first time going to the Met, I all the time get nervousness,” the Grammy winner, 30, stated in her “Get Prepared With Me” video for Vogue forward of the 2023 soirée on Monday, Could 1. “The anxieties simply develop and develop and develop.” 

Cardi shared that she tries to outdo herself annually, creating pink carpet magic that’s higher than earlier than. “Possibly as a result of my seems to be are so spectacular that folks simply anticipate yearly to be extra wonderful than the final,” the New York native defined. “It’s so arduous as a result of think about competing with myself. That’s sickening.” 

She echoed comparable sentiments to Emma Chamberlain on the pink carpet. “The nervousness … You realize typically I be like, ‘I’m not doing the Met Gala subsequent 12 months, I simply can’t do it,’ prefer it’s dangerous for my well being.” Cardi defined to the favored YouTuber, 21, that she has a concern of photographers taking “dangerous footage” or studying that her followers didn’t like her outfit.  

At Monday’s ball, the “Up” artist nailed the “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence” theme in a black bubble robe by Chenpeng Studio. The velvet design featured a collared shirt — favored by the late designer — beneath a studded corset that flowed right into a billowing skirt adorned with protruding roses. Cardi, who was dressed by her longtime stylist Kollin Carter, teamed the look with a black headband and a bouncy silver wig. 

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Earlier than gracing the long-lasting steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, Cardi was photographed leaving her lodge within the Huge Apple, sporting a plunging pink robe by Miss Sohee. The figure-hugging quantity was coated in crystals and was geared up with an hooked up tulle headpiece.

Carter, 33, revealed through Instagram on Monday that the look was an ode to a Chanel bridal couture piece that was unveiled in 2008. After vogue’s greatest night time, Cardi slipped right into a tweed coat costume for an afterparty. 

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On the 2022 Met Gala, Cardi owned the Gilded Glamour-centered fundraiser, which served as half two to the occasion’s “America: An Anthology of Trend” theme. She regarded statuesque, exhibiting off her curves in a gold robe by Atelier Versace. The dazzling quantity was made with intricate beading that draped the “I Like It” rapper’s determine. “Gilded is gold — it’s regal,” she informed Vogue on the pink carpet on the time.