Chinese Whispers…

Jennifer Lawrence Christian Dior Met GalaShe may have been having a bad month after her naked photo scandal but things are starting to look up for Jennifer Lawrence. Announced today that next year’s annual Met Gala theme is Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion, it was also revealed that Jennifer Lawrence will co-host the event at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, alongside Hong Kong based textile tycoon Silas Chou.

Jennifer Lawrence Christian Dior Met GalaShowcasing an array of Chinese designers alongside household names like Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and Alexander McQueen, it seems Jennifer Lawrence’s Dior contract isn’t going away seeing as the iconic French brand will heavily feature it’s archive designs by John Galliano who was very much inspired by the east. According to Vogue, the theme ‘will be primarily examining how eastward-looking Westerners have understood, misunderstood, and appropriated Chinese culture’.

Jennifer Lawrence Christian Dior Met GalaWhile I love a good theme, the Met Gala’s dress code seems to be a mission impossible for attendees with at least half off those turning up every year not understanding it. And with next years theme dancing a little too close to what can be perceived as racist, let’s hope people like Kate Upton actually read the invite before reaching for a DVF dress…

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