Magnificence is ache … and Teyana Taylor resides proof. The singer was almost motionless in her stylish — however tremendous tight — Met Gala 2023 ensemble.
Taylor, 32, nailed the night’s “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence” theme on Monday, Could 1, in a black-and-white tweed design by Thom Browne. The garment honored Lagerfeld’s love of starched collars and crisp ties — but in addition featured daring cutouts at Taylor’s hips, which gave the impression to be fairly proscribing.
Because the New York native addressed reporters, she struggled to stroll up the long-lasting Metropolitan Museum of Artwork steps and was assisted by a handler. At one level, nevertheless, Taylor needed to hop up the walkway as she couldn’t transfer her toes. In a video shared by Essence journal, she is seen leaping over a number of landings earlier than placing a pose. “I gotta pee,” Taylor hilariously advised the publication, including that as she arrived, she hoped she wasn’t going to “come out” of her outfit. (Along with Taylor, Jenna Ortega, Janelle Monae, Olivia Rodrigo, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Alexander Skarsgård additionally wore Thom Browne.)
As soon as contained in the celebration, Taylor delivered one other hilarious second. Pusha T took to Instagram to disclose that the A Thousand and One star had snuck in Chick-fil-A, sharing a photograph of fries and rooster tenders on a plate. In a video shared through Twitter on Monday, Taylor is seen chowing down on the quick meals, prompting Usher Raymond — who had simply walked by — to burst into laughter.
Maybe Taylor needed to come back ready after Keke Palmer famously made headlines in the course of the 2021 Met Gala for poking enjoyable on the soirée’s plant-based dinner menu. “Give us all of the teaaa! What’s on the menu?” one fan tweeted on the time. In response, Palmer, 29, shared a picture of scattered greens on a plate through her Instagram Story. “This why they don’t present y’all of the meals,” she wrote over the snap, including, “I’m simply playinnnn.”
The choice to supply inexperienced bites got here amid Met Gala chef Marcus Samuelsson’s want to indicate how meals within the U.S. is “altering,” he defined to Bon Appetit on the time.
He added: “We wish to be the way forward for American meals, of plant-based meals. That dialog is occurring now … Being a chef is all about working with model, with folks. It’s the identical factor with vogue. It’s a distinct medium, however you’re actually expressing a standpoint, a way of place.”