No matter what theme is announced for the annual Met Gala in New York City, it always lacks just enough specificity to leave room for a wide range of interpretations. The theme for this year’s 2022 Met Gala (not to be confused with the dress code of “Gilded Glamour and White Tie”) was, “In America:

This year’s 2022 Oscars were reminiscent of pre-pandemic award shows, with the return of a red carpet fashion parade, the attendance of Hollywood icons, and maskless seating in a more spaced out and lounge-like environment. While the night may have taken a chaotic turn during the monologue leading up to the award for Best Original