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Shear Genius: Watch Scissors Take Karlie Kloss’ Met Gala Dress to the Next Level


Karlie Kloss in Brandon Maxwell at the 2016 Met Gala

Karlie Kloss appeared on the 2016 Met Gala red carpet wearing a white, cut-out gown by Brandon Maxwell. Unlike some of her fellow guests who opted to change outfits later on in the night—cue Bella Hadid’s latex dress and Kylie Jenner’s thigh-high boots and mini dress—the leggy model turned to the designer for a quicker solution.

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Armed with nothing but a pair of scissors, Maxwell transformed the floor-sweeping silhouette into a striking mini dress for Kloss to dance the night away in at The Standard High Line Met Gala after party. Hesitant at first, Kloss posted a video to her Instagram page in which she stated, “This is a bad idea. Or maybe it’s brilliant—I don’t know?” The impromptu transformation is a win in our style books. Would you make this daring move? Let us know.

Karlie Kloss in Brandon Maxwell

Karlie Kloss in Brandon Maxwell

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