When Olivia Rodrigo burst onto the scene final yr along with her breakout hit “Drivers License,” everybody’s consideration was firmly skilled on her preternatural songwriting talents and her exceptional voice. And rightly so. Nonetheless, as she’s developed in entrance of our eyes from a younger, precocious, and proficient singer-songwriter to a fully-fledged pop star, her model journey has additionally been equally joyous to witness. Identical to her musical references, Rodrigo’s vogue has blossomed into one thing that pays a heartfelt tribute to Y2K model, from novelty tees to sequin-spangled crop tops to platform heels and all the things in between.
Ultimately evening’s Met gala, although, Rodrigo went for one thing of a curveball, touchdown far exterior of her standard model repertoire. Sporting a excessive glamour, black lace catsuit by Saint Laurent with a flamboyant feathered neckline, she marked a brand new and altogether edgier chapter in her vogue journey. “I feel it’s actually enjoyable that I’m not carrying a costume to my first Met,” says Rodrigo in a behind-the-scenes video for Vogue. I simply suppose it seems so rock ‘n’ roll and but so subtle.” Teamed with a pair of vertiginous black heels and glittering drop earrings, it made for the evening’s boldest and most fun seems.
For Rodrigo, her selection of what to put on to the Met started and ended along with her admiration for Anthony Vaccarello as a designer. “I’m only a huge fan of [Vaccarello at] Saint Laurent,” continues. “Their garments are so punk rock and but female, and that’s one thing I at all times attempt to obtain in my vogue sense and my model in on a regular basis life. I at all times suppose they’re pushing boundaries and doing actually cool issues, so I really feel actually fortunate to get to put on them to my first Met.” The one draw back to her excessive vogue look, it appears, was the shimmery purple manicure she utilized. “I by no means put on lengthy nails as a result of you may’t play guitar with acrylic nails very nicely, however once I do I really feel so fancy,” Rodrigo provides, earlier than laughing. “I feel after tonight I’m going to wish a hamburger and fries.” Seems like the right post-Met gala plan to me.
Right here, go behind the scenes with Olivia Rodrigo as she prepares for her first-ever Met gala purple carpet.
Director: Mayan Toledano
DP: Alexa Carroll
Editor: Daniel Poler
Supervising Producer: Jordin Rocchi
Producer, On-Set: Joel Ahumada
AC: Tom Marchese
Audio: Tyson Dai
Filmed on Location: Fasano Fifth Avenue
VP, Digital Video Programming and Improvement: Robert Semmer
Director of Content material: Tara Homeri
Showrunner: Lila Benaissa
Manufacturing Supervisor: Emily Yates
Submit-Manufacturing Supervisor: Marco Glinbizzi
Photograph: Getty Photos
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