The Met Gala—that ultra-luxe and exclusive soirée that celebrates the opening of the Costume Institute’s annual exhibit—is, arguably, nothing if not the penultimate white girl event. It tends to be limited to a group of largely white, skinny, famous, and rich people who are given the luxury of going to the coveted party for free—much to the chagrin of some of the powers that be.
5. Tom Brady’s faux hawk.
4. When attendees don’t acknowledge the theme.
3. Knowing that you’ll never be as perfect as Lauren Santo Domingo.
2. Anytime one of Leonardo DiCaprio’s girlfriends shows up. (Ed. note: especially if that girlfriend resembles Jared Leto.)
1. The National Enquirer reporting that Gwyneth Paltrow smelled bad at last year’s Met Gala.