Perfect Pairings: 9 Met Gala Dresses and Their Campy Chair Counterparts

Perfect Pairings: 9 Met Gala Dresses and Their Campy Chair Counterparts

By Samantha Daly
From Lady Gaga’s voluminous, hot pink gown to Lena Waithe’s statement-making blazer, these Met Gala looks have a doppelgänger in furniture.

On May 6, celebrities and fashion icons came together at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala to show off their campiest, fluffiest, and most glitter-coated ensembles in honor of the Costume Institute’s newest exhibition, Camp: Notes on Fashion. Though sitting might be difficult for some of these stars, here are the chairs these dazzling ensembles brought to mind.

Laverne Cox

Tom Dixon Wingback Chair Black Leg Hallingdal 65
Wingback is a series of of British classics re-mastered. The collection includes a chair, a dining chair, sofas and an ottoman.
Urban Outfitters Glitter Chair Pool Float
With a sparkle-interior finish, this glitter-lined pool float chair is a sunny day stunner. Sling chair features a strap to rest legs on with a curving back, side handles + dual cup holders. Featuring an easily inflatable valve.
Fatboy Original Bean Bag
If it ain't broke... The Fatboy Original Bean Bag stays true to the heart of the 1970s bean bag and simply updates the look for today's contemporary lounge settings.
Case Kelston Sectional With Chaise
Matthew Hilton had a goal: He wanted to design the most comfortable sofa possible while maintaining a pleasing aesthetic that he’d welcome in his own home. Goal achieved and then some with the amazingly inviting, smart-looking Kelston Collection (2016), which also boasts articulating headrests.
Serena & Lily Teak Sling Chair
A laid-back favorite, our classic sling pairs a sleek teak frame with weather-friendly fabrics in a range of solids and patterns – so you can withstand the elements in style, season after season. Over time, teak will take on a silvery grey patina, giving your chair a look that's full of character.
Urban Outfitters Maggie Faux Fur Shag Chair
Cuddle up in this fuzzy faux fur chair that adds a chic vibe to any space.
Heller Gehry Easy Chair
Frank Gehry’s love of architecture began at the age of 8 on the floor of his grandmother’s house while he was playing with different blocks of wood. He never lost his wondrous sense of play, which informs all his work and is instantly recognizable in his Gehry Outdoor Collection (2004).

Ezra Miller

Driade Nemo Chair
The ideal outdoor chair for when you need eyes at the back of your head. The Driade Nemo Chair is certainly a statement piece. It is over 4 feet tall, and is molded out of a single piece of polyethylene to resemble a classic Greek mask.
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