May 17, 2016

The proffered judgment of digitisation prevails as the bereavement of the human touch in endless aspects, and this year it is as well the inspiration for the Met Gala - one of the biggest fashion events for the most exclusive crowd in the scene hosted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bedecked with big names in bespoke outfits, ' Manus x Machina' explores a reality displaced by technological ubiquity and its transgression into haute couture.

Despite the vapidity of forced adaptation as a thematic, celebrities from everywhere showed the world that even constraints proliferate creativity, and we at Gnome & Bow are in supreme awe of the talents behind these best dressed men on our watchlist.

 

1) Jared Leto

Jared Leto at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: W magazine

The mastery over subtlety manifests in divergent whites, then artfully finished with lordly cane in hand and a diamond brooch for a bowtie. Channeling the buyer's club, ay?

Outfit - Gucci tuxedo, cane, shoes; Cartier brooch

 

2) Rami Malek

Rami Malek at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: W Magazine

"It is henceforth known that the man garbed in equipoise of imperial blue and white will be the sharpest dude in monochromatic chaos." 

-Fourth of the Ten Commandments of Gnome & Bow, A.D. 2016

Outfit - Dior ensemble

 

3) The Weeknd

The Weeknd at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: W Magazine

We at Gnome & Bow would like to lovingly extend our congratulations to The Weeknd - clad aggressively in black - for looking the better between a self-possessed debonair and an expensive ornamental pineapple. 

Outfit - Givenchy ensemble

 

4) Douglas Booth

Douglas Booth at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: GQ Magazine

Where detailing a draped blazer by way of an aperture is made pompous, it is fettered by a lone button that bridges a noble, sobering fit.

Outfit - Custom Topman ensemble

 

5) Alexander Skarsgard

Photo: GQ Magazine

Evolved classicism in quintessence: Where an old world tuxedo nestles crimson in hard palette is befitted by only that tarzan-worthy jawline and clean comb-back.

Outfit - Louis Vuitton ensemble

 

6) David Blasberg

David Blasberg at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: GQ Magazine

The fashion guru boasts best his sassy confidence in a display of comfort with loafers in a prestigious event.  It's almost frightening how he's wearing it like a peripheral.

Outfit - Prada ensemble

 

7) will.i.am

will.i.am at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: Mirror

tThe irreverence of embroidery encapsulates an exciting sophistication for a man of vigour; it is at once assertive and tempered, a control of confidence telling of a man in lavish.

Outfit - Gucci ensemble

 

8) Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: Mirror

Bearing some wicked semblance to Hamilton's favor for the thrill, a riveting bloom of motifs and weave decides against formality for an overtly bold style sans the aggression.

Outfit - Dolce & Gabbana ensemble

 

9) Michael B Jordan

 

Photo:  Celebuzz

An inherent reliance on his street chic style looks to the principle of minimalism in ultra sleek comfort, cleverly converging his cheeky self and urbanity into one look.

Outfit - Calvin Klein tuxedo; Piaget timepiece

 

10) Lucky Blue Smith (with sister, Pyper America)

Lucky Blue Smith and sister Pyper America at the Met Gala 2016

Photo: Celebuzz

Every bit in line with commonwealth fashion, the Instagram supermodel comes garbed in rebellious elements: an unforgivingly skin-wrapping tights, winged bowtie, and a retro floral brooch. 

Outfit - Very befitting, H&M


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