MET GALA 2021 FASHION ROAST (why can no one follow a theme?)

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The 2021 Met Gala had a theme of “American Independence” to coincide with the 2021 Costume Institute exhibit titled “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”. Anna Wintour hosted the annual fundraiser in collaboration with Andrew Bolton, the Costume Institute’s Head Curator, as well as with guest co-hosts Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, & Naomi Osaka. But let's be real, the idea of following the theme given is always difficult for Met Gala attendees. So get ready for a roast!

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Those Mentioned:
Addison Rae - Gucci
Alexandria Ocasio Cortez - Brother Vellies
Amanda Gorman - Vera Wang
Barbie Ferreira - Jonathan Simkhai
Billie Eilish - Oscar de la Renta
Camila Cabello - Michael Kors Collection
Shawn Mendes - Michael Kors Collection
Cara Delevigne - Dior
Chance The Rapper - Ralph Lauren
Chloe & Halle Bailey - Rodarte
Ciara - Dundas
Dan Lecy - Loewe
Debbie Harry - Zac Posen
Dixie D’Amelio - Valentino
Emily Ratajakowski - Vera Wang
Emma Chamberlain - Louis Vuitton
Gabrielle Union - Iris Van Herpen
Gigi Hadid - Prada
Grimes - Iris Van Herpen
Hailey Bieber - Saint Laurent
Justin Bieber - Drew House
Hunter Schafer - Prada
Iman - Harris Reed
Jennifer Lopez - Ralph Lauren
Kaia Gerber - Oscar de la Renta
Karlie Kloss - Carolina Herrera
Kehlani - Aliette
Kendall Jenner - Givenchy
Kim Kardashian - Balenciaga
Kim Petras - Collina Strada
Lil Nas X - Versace
Lil Uzi Vert - Thom Browne
Lily-Rose Depp - Chanel
Lupita Nyong’o - Versace
Maluma - Versace
Megan Fox - Dundas
Megan Thee Stallion - Coach
Naomi Osaka - Louis Vuitton
Normani - Valentino
Olivia Rodrigo - Saint Laurent
Pharell Williams - Chanel
Helen Lasichanh - Chanel
Regina King - Michael Kors Collection
Rihanna - Balenciaga
Serena Williams - Gucci
Timothee Chalamet - Haider Ackermann, Rick Owens, & Converse

Video Edited by:
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  • 王若冰


    23 giờ trước

    LOLL to say grimes’s outfit looked like a Tesla when she happened to be dating Elon musk
    I guess that message came through in the design?!😂

  • Sarah_C


    Ngày trước

    Still waiting for part 2...



    2 ngày trước

    your top is amazing

  • Cheshire Grin

    Cheshire Grin

    2 ngày trước

    was Lil Nas X last an elvis reference?

  • Amanda Evans

    Amanda Evans

    2 ngày trước

    THANK YOU for appreciating Ciara’s look. I think it was SO good but you’re the only YouTuber that has agreed w me so far

  • Ella Foster-Hill

    Ella Foster-Hill

    3 ngày trước

    i have a BIG problem with something no-one did at the met gala, KEITH HARING!!!! he a is a classic designer, he's colourful, interesting... so why did literally nobody use his brand????

  • Allie


    3 ngày trước

    The met was so bad this year, like tacky high school halloween party bad 🥴

  • live well with EDS

    live well with EDS

    3 ngày trước

    seriously thought u said "meth gala"
    also love how u play with femininity

  • RaZoR WrAiTh

    RaZoR WrAiTh

    4 ngày trước

  • corrina amato

    corrina amato

    5 ngày trước

    SO GLAD I found your roast!! Was feeling very nostalgic for the old actual ROAST days. I'm old so , as embarrassing as it is to say, I'd look to E! for these red carpet rundowns.... well not embarrassed by stanning the Joan Rivers Era on the red carpet that was THE BEST Lol. I was very sad while trying to watch the E! Met Gala coverage here on youtube... omg I commented on some of the VERY bad snafus, chiillld, it was bad. I love that you are saying WTF about noone following the theme, I was thinking the somegood. But really most of the time these celebs don't play the theme at all, it's just like the Met Gala is the excuse to go all out and I LOVE IT. Example (one of MANY) : Iman. Now Iman has been to her share of Met Galas which is why I'm picking on her , she doesn't get a pass for acting like a rookie. But although, off theme, she delivered.. no matter what it was but I feel like every Met Ball should just be "Camp" from now on lmao lmao

  • DJ Kang

    DJ Kang

    5 ngày trước

    Women have all these colorful dresses and 99% of the time men have a black suit. That sums it up

  • Brittany Berryman

    Brittany Berryman

    5 ngày trước

    I would love to see your break down of Nikki Tutorials look alongside Eugene Le Yang and other non-traditional media icons

  • Christina Kavanagh

    Christina Kavanagh

    6 ngày trước

    Billie’s dress from behind!!

  • Christina Kavanagh

    Christina Kavanagh

    6 ngày trước

    So impressed with your historical knowlege

  • A Lewis

    A Lewis

    7 ngày trước

    You did such a basic boring analysis. You should skip Black and Brown stars because you clearly don't have the range. Sad. Basic. Wasted.

  • Ella Silke

    Ella Silke

    7 ngày trước

    They couldn't follow the theme because everyone hates America (at least the last 4 years of 'america') its all founded on horrible things that aren't acknowledged at all! hard thing to follow if you aren't ashamed of capitalism in it's natural American environment

  • Llyss.wonderland


    7 ngày trước

    there's literally 13 stripes on Debby harry's skirt, which frankly is such a great look overall

  • M B

    M B

    8 ngày trước

    Rihanna’s look was not my favourite but she WAS referencing American fashion, New York, Afro-American streetwear. The black beanie, the coat, very New York and no not gentrified New York, the real New York.

  • Gambarizing


    8 ngày trước

    I would love to hear them explain in their own words why they chose their looks. They aren't really helping their cause by reinforcing the dumb celeb stereotype. lol

  • snz


    9 ngày trước

    Grimes hit the theme. Bringing a weapon where there doesn't need to be one is very American, and if I heard right, that sword's made out of melted-down firearms of the variety commonly used by shooters, which again. American. Also, she has a sword, that automatically makes her the coolest person in the room.
    And Billie Eilish gave us SUCH Marilyn Monroe and Old Hollywood vibes in that gown, are you kidding me???
    Plus!! Lupita's outfit being made of denim is thematically appropriate outside of it being just "denim... great, thank you"!! Denim is made from cotton, which yoohoo!! Reference to slavery!! The Civil War!! Knock knock, that's such an important topic!

  • LittleTreeBlue


    9 ngày trước

    Oh man, I wish I’d seen your take on the Rihanna look first - it would have saved me from wading through the rest of this! You seriously think that only cowboy or flag themed outfits fit the theme? (ok, yes, and the football) - I also get upset that more people don’t seem to really appreciate the theme, but I think you have a really narrow view of what counts as American, friend. Also, when it comes to the comments, LESS IS MORE. You don’t need to spend 3 minutes talking about something when your first comment is “this is boring and doesn’t fit the theme”.

  • In 99

    In 99

    10 ngày trước

    The "very Ralph" documentary and videos like these made me appreciate Ralph Lauren as an American brand and how hip hop influenced it/ was influenced by Ralph Lauren. :)

  • Pill Grimm

    Pill Grimm

    10 ngày trước

    Jesus Christ this dude's entire personality is intolerable.

  • Taylor Demeulenaere

    Taylor Demeulenaere

    11 ngày trước

    Grimes said in her behind the scenes that her dress is referencing one of her favorite American movies, Dune. Idk never seen it, but I felt the need to defend her 😆

  • Sky Dragon

    Sky Dragon

    11 ngày trước

    26:05 the dress honestly looks like it's photoshopped

  • anja miller

    anja miller

    12 ngày trước

    Listen, I think Billies look was the best Marylin Monroe reference, and her look would be much more interesting if it wasn’t for the fact that there are several marylin monroe references..

  • Jim Murphy

    Jim Murphy

    13 ngày trước

    Thoroughly enjoyed, thank you. Total shit show and I thought amongst many meh looks that Mr. Levy’s look was abominable. Was kind of him to have thought about the reference but Oye Vay

  • Hana


    14 ngày trước know for a fashion review channel you really didn't look into much of these looks at all......

  • Brandon Kizart-Haynes

    Brandon Kizart-Haynes

    15 ngày trước

    I thought Bieber's suit referenced hip hop culture with the exaggerated proportions of the suit. I loved it and thought it was clever.

  • Mariana Spadoni

    Mariana Spadoni

    15 ngày trước

    The horse dress - it is a mustang, very synonymous with America

  • Kari Savage

    Kari Savage

    16 ngày trước

    "Russell WESTBROOK" I love this channel. I seriously do, thank you so much, I cannot afford an education and I learned so much about fashion from you. It's Russell Wilson by the way, lol, I only know this cause I live in Washington now and my husband is football obsessed. 😁💕

  • JasMar Stafford

    JasMar Stafford

    17 ngày trước

    I'm not even into fashion but I love your videos so much! It does make me more curious thought. Because of you, I've decided that I need "a look" 😆 and that it needs to be fashionable 🤣😩

  • Mikah Holman

    Mikah Holman

    17 ngày trước

    I mean TECHNICALLY. other cultures being represented on an American platform is America, right? The whole thing about US is people come from every other culture to be represented here. So technically because America is all about people coming here, all kinds of cultures mingling together, and all kinds of languages mingling together, technically it's American. That is the only justification I could come up with to try to play devil's advocate 🤷🏽‍♀️🤦🏽

  • Niah Stone

    Niah Stone

    17 ngày trước

    More research needed to be done. I know many attendees didn’t actually do the theme but there were people who really went in depth. You did many dirty by just grouping everyone as “no one did the theme” and didn’t even try. Lupita Nyongo’s dress was more than just “it’s denim” it’s a reference to slavery, black 90s fashion, AND Britney Spears. And don’t even get me started on her hair as a replica and WORK OF ART. Rihanna’s references a hoodie and beanie to show that this outfit on black men leads to them being shot and killed by police while on her it’s “fashionable”. Please do more research in the future. It felt like no effort was put in to these analyses

  • karen edwards

    karen edwards

    19 ngày trước

    Imans out fit reference Native American tribal

  • Ali Bee

    Ali Bee

    19 ngày trước

    I love your top! Hot, hot hot!!

  • The Bitcoin Baddie

    The Bitcoin Baddie

    19 ngày trước


  • pippa


    19 ngày trước

    I haven't watched the whole video yet, but when I think America I think cowboys, pilgrims, housewives, Hollywood glamour, 1980's/1990's shiny aerobics tights, 1950's pinup and so on. Not a whole lot of those things going on. And someone should have chosen to honour American clothing inventions such as nylon and pantyhose. Seems like these celebs just want a nice dress to look pretty in.

  • Gabriel Baradee

    Gabriel Baradee

    20 ngày trước

    What is your comment about the climate demonstrators at the LV show?

  • dj diSi

    dj diSi

    20 ngày trước

    I thought Emma Chamberlain and that dress... stunning. Didn't catch any USA references from it either but still

  • Melinda Mullins

    Melinda Mullins

    20 ngày trước

    thanks for covering theses amazing fashions.

  • Katherine Hicks

    Katherine Hicks

    20 ngày trước

    Ciara is married to Russell Wilson (Football player) not Russell Westbrook (Basketball player). Do your homework!

  • Maria Dias

    Maria Dias

    20 ngày trước

    Fer- er - a.... easy no?

  • Maria Dias

    Maria Dias

    20 ngày trước

    I'm sorry, were you giving vera wang advice on design? Who are you! I accidentally got your page but will I accidentally leave asap.

  • Higher Self Tarot

    Higher Self Tarot

    20 ngày trước

    Luke! 😟 Where’s part 2?!?! 😭

  • Adrian Carbajal

    Adrian Carbajal

    20 ngày trước

    Canada is America, so Daniel Levy understood the assignment

  • Ari W

    Ari W

    20 ngày trước

    Ok so think about it you want a black woman to wear a denim outfit with sustainable cotton to reference the denim/cotton industry in America? Luke I love you and know you meant no harm but that was not well thought out.

  • Tiffany Taylor

    Tiffany Taylor

    20 ngày trước

    Rude. Uninformed of current events. Uninformed and completely wrong about historical fashion points. Pass.

  • Jessica Rainford Ballard

    Jessica Rainford Ballard

    21 ngày trước

    Where is part 2. I NEEEEEED part 2

  • triz


    21 ngày trước

    can’t believe you didn’t mention yara shahidi

  • dgr


    21 ngày trước

    How could you mention Maluma and not Rosalía? they went with matching outfits! 😪

  • Ingunn Viken

    Ingunn Viken

    21 ngày trước

    Little late to the party, but grimes sword i believe was made from metal from guns, and the book she carries, i think could either reference school shootings or the declaration of independence (think 2nd ammendement) you have a new sub from me :)

  • Gintarė Baškevičiūtė

    Gintarė Baškevičiūtė

    21 ngày trước

    I know nothing about fashion, but from the theme I expected to see more cowboy inspired outfits haha

  • Eve Whittaker

    Eve Whittaker

    22 ngày trước

    Little Nas X had a Liberace / Elvis over the topness especially ending in a jump suit covered in crystals. It might not have been intentional but that's the feel.

  • Alex O'neil

    Alex O'neil

    22 ngày trước

    This feels a little TOO mean fashion critic stereotype. Along with claiming they didnt do their homework when you didnt look up what they said their inspiration was from to give them all a fair chance instead of only positively responding to things that you knew the references to (for example multiple Black American history inspired ones which honestly I only know about thanks to the comments on your video, but I'm sure were also mentioned in their interviews)

  • Being Amaya

    Being Amaya

    22 ngày trước

    A kid's honest review of the Met Gala 2021 🤣

  • Autumn S

    Autumn S

    22 ngày trước

    "Does it look a little like (alexander McQueen?) yes" WELL I HEARD LIGHTING MCQUEEN

  • Katrina Winchester

    Katrina Winchester

    22 ngày trước

    Yeah, but you didn't seem to notice that Iman seemed to answer the "invisable skirt" trend like, "Ok, I'll wear it too, because I'm Iman, but keep your distance while I do and I'll give you some hair to stare at and count each one that is there that you can see from where you are while we chat and take photos." Also, Rhianna's theme was obvious, I thought, she looked like a brand new tube of black lipstick, she looked perfect, like, "grab some Rhiana and put some on your lips, don't be afraid, you'll look perfect.", so probably not a fan of blue lips either, so the celebs are also staying with each other theme-wise to me.

  • Sandra Campbell

    Sandra Campbell

    23 ngày trước


  • patricia torres

    patricia torres

    23 ngày trước

    i personally think all the outfits were on theme with the “America” cause in america nobody knows how to follow the fucking rules

  • Sagittarius420 Cheefie

    Sagittarius420 Cheefie

    23 ngày trước

    I thought Valentino chick was trying to do an Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's look.

  • Will Belcher

    Will Belcher

    24 ngày trước

    Him: Trashes everyone
    Also Him: But Rihanna gets a pass
    Me: Wut? Why?

  • A C

    A C

    24 ngày trước

    Zac Posen f’ing killed it….once again!

  • Iron Maven

    Iron Maven

    24 ngày trước

    so. many . MoMenTs!!

  • Khristian Rachelle

    Khristian Rachelle

    24 ngày trước

    Sad we didn’t get a Blake Lively met look this year

  • Kiruro Kiruro

    Kiruro Kiruro

    24 ngày trước

    Where's the part 2?

  • Imola Szilagyi

    Imola Szilagyi

    24 ngày trước

    I'm surprised there weren't outfits highlighting the dark part of american history. A lot of statements could have been made.

  • Justin Case

    Justin Case

    24 ngày trước

    21:30 weak lol this is what's wrong with this country.

  • Stephanie Stephens

    Stephanie Stephens

    24 ngày trước

    Perhaps the interpretation of some of the designs was misplaced. There could have been some personal independence or race independence reference happening, rather than specific to American designers or designs. Fashion is so subjective. This is my first video to watch of yours and I’m hooked. 👍

  • Brenda Lonergan

    Brenda Lonergan

    24 ngày trước

    so disapointed that you dint get the grimes reference... I think shes prob only one who got the theme.... her sword.. is made out of melted down m16s....
    its the epitome of amicanism to bring a wepon where one isnt needed,.... all ye do is scream about the second mendment... the fact that a sword was made out of melted guns says something.. a play on "bringinga knife to gun fight".... a major problem within yere society that litterly CANNOT be addresssed.. she gets this as a canadian.
    In her other hand is a glowing book.. to me references the bible..or any holy have a war in either hand and one that america is so intertwined in for both of these reasons.... wepons?... and religion?
    grimes got it on point... shes wearing the original face mask from the dune film.... too which is an ode to old hollywood in a different and new way also covid protecting and her dess was a piece of art....
    it takes an artist to get the cocept she got it... her "americana"... was war.

  • Corinne Givens

    Corinne Givens

    25 ngày trước

    I don't get Marilyn Monroe vibes at all with Megan Thee Stallone

  • Corinne Givens

    Corinne Givens

    25 ngày trước

    Lil Naz X part 1 looks like a European Queen from the 18th/19th century so to me def not American. The celebrities behind him UGHHHH HURRY UP IT'S MY TURN FOR ATTENTION!!!!!

  • Corinne Givens

    Corinne Givens

    25 ngày trước

    I'm commenting as I watch & Kim NO NO NO she looks like a stylish ninja/hitman & I think she just didn't feel like having her hair & makeup done

  • Corinne Givens

    Corinne Givens

    25 ngày trước

    Not relivent to this but Kia Gerber looks so much like her mom it's crazy! She literally looks exactly like her mom at that age. Just pop a mole above her lip & she's a actual clone.

  • Corinne Givens

    Corinne Givens

    25 ngày trước

    OMFUCKINGG sorry not sorry I cussed but Debbie Harry looks AMAZING & BEAUTIFUL AS ALWAYS (WHERE'S THE FONTAINE OF YOUTH SHE'S DRINKING FROM?!!!!) & the dress is absolutely gorgeous that fits her perfectly!!!!! Zac Posen like he always does killed it!!!!!!! I do kinda wish the denim top had a couple stars on the cuffs. But not a designer at all but I think that would've been cute.

  • Corinne Givens

    Corinne Givens

    25 ngày trước

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE your outfit 🔥🥰

  • marlesta9


    25 ngày trước

    Ocasio Cortez being at this Gala wearing a dress that says Tax the Rich is the biggest contradiction and a hypocrisy typical of the majority of people that attend these events. She's so cringe and a phony.

  • bubblegumbxtch


    25 ngày trước

    I hated Kendall's outfit because for starters I never want to hear Audrey Hepburn and naked dress in the same sentence again. Audrey Hepburn has this whole modesty and elegance aesthetic. Audrey Hepburn is British and was born in Belgium and lived in France. In my fair lady, Eliza Dolittle is British. Not American try again pls.

  • bubblegumbxtch


    25 ngày trước

    I needed to see a custom Valentino gown take on Jackie Kennedy's pink suit

  • bubblegumbxtch


    25 ngày trước

    Camila's look reminds me of dance recitals when I was 12

  • bubblegumbxtch


    25 ngày trước

    6:00 her dress is meant to be the statue of liberty. That's what's up with the shape and draping and stuff.

  • ana is hot

    ana is hot

    25 ngày trước

    Grimes's oufit is inspired by the American novel Dune btw

  • jeanette rule

    jeanette rule

    25 ngày trước

    Don’t you consider the “little black dress” essentially American? Therefore any black dress is a homage to that. But 90% of the time you are correct, they didn’t do their homework. Great episode, and brilliant commentary. 👍🏻😌😀

  • Pansexual  Panda

    Pansexual Panda

    25 ngày trước

    Lil nas x lets just appreciate finally a man on red carpet not wareing a fucking tux i swear one more straight dude goes and wears a boring ass suite i may go crazy

  • PJ Kelly

    PJ Kelly

    26 ngày trước

    Are you really a fashion critic? Because it really sounds like a lot of your takes are super surface level and uninformed. I agree that this year's met fell short of inspiration, but there are pieces here that you completely missed the references being given. This was my first video of yours I've watched after the algorithm kept insisting on you and I have to say I'm not super impressed.

  • Nicole Arviso

    Nicole Arviso

    26 ngày trước

    Quannah Chasinghorse. Some real, fresh perspective on America’s current and latter state would give you a more advanced basis of fashion lexicon. I feel like you missed the mark on this video and overlooked the deeper projections of people’s choices, and instead drowned us with your opinion of designers. The average person is building a life by design and you wanted more outrageous styles; maybe that was the point… ?

  • L Bo

    L Bo

    26 ngày trước

    The Zac Posen dress reminds me of one of the deco mesh wreaths that every American soccer mom makes. Reminds me of an old one that is been used for many years for the 4th of July, the cage portion being the wire wreath form and of course the tattered strips being the mesh.

  • aniokay


    26 ngày trước

    Sorry, but this fashion roast just tells me that American really hasn't got anything substantial culture for themselves. Or at least proper awareness of their cultural history. It's all about hustling, showing off and building a life for yourself...
    Why not do the multi cultural theme? Why not reference the struggles America have been in (slavery, civil war, WW2-help of europe, etc.)?
    Why not use the summer of 69?
    Come on America, give us some substance instead of all this surface crap and celebrity culture for the sake of celebrity culture. A lot of these celebrities should do better. Take on your responsibility and show some cultural awareness.

  • king zog

    king zog

    26 ngày trước

    Im just starting to wonder what the fuck went wrong with humanity when required to be half-naked to be fashionable. Compare to the few men in there: full coverage, praised.

  • Gail Fore

    Gail Fore

    26 ngày trước

    I'm not going to totally roast the roaster; just slightly toast, maybe. I love everything you're saying with your immense knowlege of designers. I certainly agree with calling out the entitled, who went for 'whatever I want to wear' (which is quite American/adolescent itself, actually), BUT...since you chose to say etcetera many times, please know: ECetera IS NOT A WORD. Just because more people say it incorrectly than correctly, similarly to fashion faux-pas, does not make it right.

  • Eliana Neurontin

    Eliana Neurontin

    26 ngày trước

    17:14 Russell Wilson
    Westbrook plays for NBA

  • Helen Fotopoulou

    Helen Fotopoulou

    26 ngày trước

    Amanda Gorman was trying to be a reimagine version of the statue of liberty.

  • atomic kitten

    atomic kitten

    26 ngày trước

    And nobody did an American eagle the feathers and gold that would have been a simple cool idea, maybe some cool fashion moments, use things that makes you think america jeez it's not that hard 😦😞

  • wutdafeezy


    27 ngày trước

    You totally missed the significance of Billy Eilish’s look…I think it’s an age thing.
    So Billy Eilish’s look is like a vibe off of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe and Diamonds are a girl’s best friend kinda thing with her jewelry. Everyone knows Elizabeth Taylor and Diamonds go together as well as Marilyn Monroe.

  • Roisin Sugrue

    Roisin Sugrue

    27 ngày trước

    I feel like lil nas x is probably referring to pop culture and its breakthrough for the lgbt, I guess in a way this refers to both a standstill moment in American fashion where gender fluidity emerged and also American independence in terms of the lgbt movement- the independence and self-determination of the otherwise marginalized sexual citizens of america.

  • Carmen Hughes

    Carmen Hughes

    27 ngày trước

    america america america….. pease stop

  • Putry amando

    Putry amando

    27 ngày trước


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  • Lynne Stephenson

    Lynne Stephenson

    27 ngày trước

    I think because America is a mish-mash in and of itself.

  • Celebrity Squawk

    Celebrity Squawk

    27 ngày trước

    Absolutely fantastic stuff! Love your videos!

  • Simple Simply

    Simple Simply

    27 ngày trước

    Sad to learn that peg the patriarchy is copyrighted and she didn’t pay for it.