The 2018 Met Gala: Because the Industry Loves Blasphemy

celeste B Wed, 05/09/2018 - 12:51

The theme of the 2018 Met Gala was Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. The title itself – which uses the expression “heavenly bodies” to allude to the sexy celebrities the masses lust for – perfectly encapsulates the philosophy behind this fashion event. It is about using symbolism associated with the holy, the spiritual and the divine and applying it to a fashion show that is about the exact opposite: Opulent materialism, crass sexuality, and desecration of the sacred.

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The Vatican loaned some of its sacred vestments to the Heavenly Bodies show – which are being displayed in the same exhibit as a rosary-covered bondage mask.

I'm as far away from being a fan of Piers Morgan as one can get but, I have to admit he nailed it this time: