Bella Hadid stated recently that her comments about “blacking out” on the 2022 Met Gala red carpet weren’t about her outfit.
Bella Hadid’s outfit at Met Gala 2022
Bella Hadid made a collaboration with Burberry creative director Riccardo Tisci in order to design her look. Likewise, she created her look in line with this year’s theme – “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”.
Furthermore, Hadid is The Met Gala regular but made headlines by missing the 2021 event. However, talking about her Met Gala 2022’s outfit, she paired her much-talked-about black corseted bodysuit with a lacy overskirt.
Likewise, Bella wore long black gloves with dangling tulle accents and lace tights. Moreover, she also added Dorsey earrings and wrapped a vintage Briony Raymond pearl necklace around her ankle. Similarly, the dress theme is “Gilded Glamour”.
Likewise, Bella stated in Interview magazine about working with Tisci to bring her creative vision to life. Moreover, she also explained what it was like walking the red carpet this year.
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Similarly, Mel Ottenberg, the Interview editor-in-chief, asked her “how sucked in and unbreathing” Bella was on the red carpet. Moreover, Hadid gave an answer to it saying,
“Mel, I literally like, blacked out. I don’t even think I got one good photo on the red carpet.”
Further, Hadid added,
“Now that I look back, I realize that people literally stand there for 20 minutes and they give [looks]. I looked once to the left, once to the right, and I ran up the stairs.”
In addition, she continued,
“I don’t think I was out there for more than three minutes. I don’t know if that was my anxiety, or maybe the waist was giving cinch and I couldn’t breathe. I mean, there were probably a lot of things happening.”
Bella Hadid made a joke that she was ‘Blacked Out’!
The adorable Bella claims she was joking that she “blacked out due to [her] tight corset”. Likewise, she stated on her Instagram story on May 12 that,
“I want to make something very clear. This is not at all what I (meant to) say. I didn’t say I blacked out because of my corset. I joked that I blacked out, not because of my corset, but from the regular anxieties and excitement of the carpet.”
“I meant more like it goes by in a flash. So quickly that ya barely remember it! I should have said that.”
Moreover, 25 years Hadid also said,
“Corsets, in general, are pretty uncomfortable/ hard on the lungs, but my corset fit perfectly with enough room to eat and drink!!”
Bella Hadid talks about her Anxiety
A 25-year Bella talked about the anxiety she faced while getting ready for fashion’s biggest night. Likewise, Hadid also said that the pressure of the Met gala would “ruin my whole day.” Moreover, she claimed that she spent more time prepping her outfit and glam in order to relax and have fun on that day.
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Similarly, the supermodel freely talks about her struggles with anxiety in the past. In January, she also told WSJ Magazine that her mental health struggles lead her away from getting dressed or going outside.