6. Obeying the Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology theme at the Met Gala in New York last year, Katy Perry imagined our future in chains. Ornate, solid-gold, Prada chains, admittedly, but still chains. It was a powerful message.
7. At this year’s event, Cara Delevingne seemed to have seen the word ‘gala’ on her invitation and assumed it was a swimming competition. That’s the only plausible explanation, surely.