The cherished pastime of critiquing celebrities’ red-carpet looks meets a new wrinkle.
For its host, the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the annual Met Gala serves a simple purpose: fund-raising. But for those of us who follow the event from home, it is often about something else: judging other people’s clothes.
There are some who find this practice incomprehensible. I used to be one of them. The habit seemed not just hard to understand but also a little frightening: If some of the most beautiful, wealthy people in the world, attending events like the Met Gala or the Oscars, couldn’t escape snarky commentary about their outfits,
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