By Maiysha Kai via https://theglowup.theroot.com
Monday night’s 2018 Met Gala in New York City was an incredible opportunity for deeply spiritual fashion moments. The theme? “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” But while the theme was ripe with possibility, some of our faves fell—dare we say it?—a bit short on delivery.
The big winners of the night? Cardi B, reinterpreting the Black Madonna with help from designer Jeremy Scott; gala co-host Rihanna, lording over the festivities in jewel-encrusted papal fashion by Margiela; and Janelle Monáe, who gave us young pope realness in an incredible ensemble by Chanel.
But perhaps our favorite look of the night was the fashion and social statement made by Lena Waithe, who had the gay pride flag refashioned into a cloak for her first Met Gala appearance. It was the perfect unspoken …