On the Met Gala red carpet, some stars steered clear of the over-the-top, unwearable dresses typically associated with Rei Kawakubo and her Comme des Garçons label. Instead, they favored dresses that they could actually sit down in, embracing the designer’s aesthetic — the theme of the evening — with Japanese-inspired hairstyles.
These eight intricate styles were impeccably folded, like origami, playing off some of Kawakubo’s signature silhouettes. From Reese Witherspoon’s looped ponytail to Kerry Washington’s choppy bob, click through to see how the celebs behind the styles embraced “The Art of the In-Between” through hair.
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