Met Gala 2019: The best memes from the night

The Met Gala 2019 is in full swing and Twitter is here for the sartorial drama

Katie O'Malley
Tuesday 07 May 2019 00:55
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Tonight, Hollywood’s finest have stepped out onto the pink carpet at the Met Gala 2019.

In celebration of the gala’s theme - "Camp: Notes on Fashion” – there has already been an array of creative ensembles from the likes of Serena Williams, Harry Styles and Celine Dion to name but a few of fashion’s elite attending the event.

As one of the first attendees to walk the carpet at the star-studded event, actor Laverne Cox stunned onlookers in a black ruffled Christian Siriano gown “inspired by fantasy”, with pale turquoise hair.

Meanwhile, both Lady Gaga and Billy Porter entertained photographers and sartorial fans alike by arriving with a slew of male assistants to help unveil their outfits.

From Gaga’s black tie-clad entourage to Porter’s topless posse of shirtless men in gold trousers, the night has unsurprisingly already turned into a Twitter user's meme dream.

Gaga’s team of helpers at tonight’s event included fashion designer Brandon Maxwell, makeup artist Sarah Tanno, and her personal photographer.

Gaga arrived at the event by wearing a pink cape dress, designed by Maxwell, which featured a giant bow and 25-foot train as the team of dancers helped her manoeuvre towards the museum's iconic steps, before unveiling not one but three additional outfits underneath.

Keep up-to-date with The Independent's Met Gala 2019 coverage here.

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