La La Anthony might be using the Met Gala to make a statement, and we’re not talking about blue contacts type of statement. An actual statement.
On the red carpet, we asked the television personality what’s the biggest fashion risk she’s ever taken, she promptly replied: “Probably this — see-through gown!”
And before she left her hotel, Anthony shared a behind the scenes snap of her Met Gala gown and captioned the photo with one word: Unbreakable. She also hashtagged #metgala.
It seems she’s sending a message with this bold look, and we’re reading it loud and clear: even though she’s going through a breakup, she wants the world to know she’s unbreakable.
In the photo, Anthony is standing in a hallway with a serious look on her face, wearing a completely sheer black down. The top us tight with a high neck and long sleeves, but from the waist down, the dress flows, which she demonstrated by holding up the skirt. The dress has a broken glass type of pattern, with more intricate detailing in patches, like over her breasts and crotch to cover up her privates since it doesn’t look like she’s wearing any sort of bodysuit—if anything, just nude underwear.
Her hair is pulled back with hair sticks going through a plait of some sort one the top of her head.
Don’t let the dress’s pattern fool you — Anthony is one tough cookie, and her recent wardrobe proves it. Anthony made her first public appearance since news broke of her separation from husband Carmelo Anthony last week looking polished and chic. At Tribeca Film Festival Luncheon and Award Ceremony in New York City, Anthony wore a white, sleeveless Open Ceremony dress and Christian Louboutin heels. Her 20-carat oval-cut diamond wedding ring was noticeably missing.
This understated look was a departure from her usual metallics, thigh-high boots, cutout dresses and neon shoes. “I just wear what I feel,” Anthony once told Vogue. OK, so we can only assume these recent outfits do symbolize her emotions.
“This woman might have chosen a long white dress to convey the idea of angelic innocence in stark comparison to infidelity and the stigma that’s attached to strippers,” Jonathan Alpert, a Manhattan-based psychotherapist and author of Be Fearless, told Yahoo Style of her Tribeca look. This is in reference to the rumors that Carmelo cheated on La La, including with a stripper.
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Tonight, she’s looking anything but virginal. Clearly she feels strong and sexy, and it looks good on her.
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