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    When Karl Lagerfeld Called Lady Gaga ‘World’s Ever-Changing Fashion Icon’

    The 77th Annual Met Gala is all set to roll out the red carpet for the designers to exhibit their best dresses and celebrities to donning them. For the year 2023, the Met Gala will honor the legacy of the late creative force at Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld. The theme of fashion’s biggest evening will be ‘Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.’ He gave Chanel a makeover, a move criticized by many for stripping the fashion house of its signature.

    Like Karl Lagerfeld, who dared to revamp high fashion at Chanel, Lady Gaga has been a champion of fashion. She has been carrying on the legacy of great artists like Prince, David Bowie, Grace Jones, and others. Gaga has been a proponent of camp and excess. Though Lagerfeld’s excess and the ‘Poker Face’ artist’s camp differ, it did not stop Karl from appreciating Stefani Germanotta’s contribution to the craft of fashion.

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    Karl Lagerfeld Praises Lady Gaga During The Harper’s Bazaar Interview

    Karl Lagerfeld called Lady Gaga a fashion icon
    Karl Lagerfeld called Lady Gaga a fashion icon

    Lady Gaga’s evolution in fashion has been an interesting journey to study. She created a persona that was defiant of anything conventional or binary. Little Monsters still hold ‘Artpop’ as one of the pioneering confluences of art and fashion in music. She has been outrageous, but there has been a method to her excess!

    Lady Gaga and Karl Lagerfeld, two icons of excess, have collaborated on various occasions. In 2015, Gaga donned a Lagerfeld dress from the Fall 1991 collection on various occasions. In 2015, Gaga donned a Lagerfeld dress from the Fall 1991 collection. The artist has also donned the Fall 1992 netted dress. The former Fendi designer has been critical of Gaga, but he also praised her in an interview withHarper’s Bazaar.

    During a 2014 interview of Lady Gaga with Karl Lagerfeld in Harper’s Bazaar, he called her the “world’s ever-changing fashion icon,” as she was chosen as Bazaar’s icon that year. To this Gaga replied, “It’s an honor for you to say that, Karl. You are very classic. Classic for me is something that changes all the time, like a drifting anchor. Even though I’m changing all the time, I’m always thinking of iconography—which is repetition of images—so I’m always different.”

    The ‘Just Dance’ singer continued, “I’m in a way wearing the same outfit over and over, but I’m just a different expression of the same woman. When I leave the house, I bear the souls of fashionistas who came before me; I continue to live glamorously to celebrate them. I’m just being me.”

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    The Artist Created One Of The Best Met Gala Looks In Its History In 2019

    Lady Gaga at the 2019 Met Gala
    Lady Gaga at the 2019 Met Gala

    The Met Gala decided on ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’ as the theme of the 2019 annual event. Many stars arrived on the carpet, translating their definition of camp through their fashion. Harry Styles arrived with Alessandro Michele, the former creative director at Gucci, who transformed the fashion house into a camp refuge.

    While Billy Porter channeled Cleopatra with an elaborate show. But Lady Gaga was the one who swept us off our feet, asphyxiating us with elaborate theatrics.

    Lady Gaga, as we discussed, is one of the mothers of the camp. She understands the intricacies of the esoteric nature of the subject. So, she worked with her longtime collaborator Brandon Maxwell to close the show at the 2019 Met Gala. She had four look changes while she performed for the paparazzi.

    First, she arrived in a pink cape with a bow on her head, and then she slipped into a black dress with a matching umbrella. Then she slipped into a pink dress, conducting business on the carpet with the Judith Leiber phone bag. Lastly, she was just in a fishnet, underwear, bra, and high heels. The legend is that the little monsters have not recovered from the way Mother Monster served!

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.

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