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On the center spine of the catalogue that accompanies the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest Costume Institute exhibition “Camp: Notes on Fashion” is an Oscar Wilde quote that reads: “One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art.” The quip underscores this year’s exhibit, which centers around Susan Sontag’s famous essay “Notes on Camp,” but it also seems to have been the mantra for many Met Gala red carpets of the past. Even when the gala themes were technology in fashion or the Catholic Church, celebrities have been quick to choose dazzlingly fabulous and one-of-a-kind looks. It’s why they call it the Oscars of fashion: Nowhere else will you see Rihanna w... Full story

24 April