Netizens Hit Back At Haters Criticizing BLACKPINK Jennie’s Interpretation Of The “2023 Met Gala” Theme For Her Outfit
BLACKPINK‘s Jennie recently stole the hearts of fans after making her debut at the 2023 Met Gala. However, netizens have come to the idol’s defense after criticism about her look.
Since debuting, Jennie has always put her own spin on unique trends and shocked fans with her unreal style on stage, at events, or even when she is just enjoying some free time.
On May 1 (local time), Jennie made her debut at the prestigious Met Gala. As expected, Jennie absolutely shined at the event and went viral for her beauty and unreal outfit.
Jennie Kim stuns at the #MetGala. https://t.co/m94XaFKHbE pic.twitter.com/R57NaT8SQP
— Variety (@Variety) May 1, 2023
the weren’t kidding when they said jennie got that face teenagers in twenty years would make gorgeous edits of #MetGala pic.twitter.com/mOkySpWb3r
— ✵ (@jensamour) May 2, 2023
After the event, Jennie posted some photos of her gorgeous look on Instagram. Even before the event started, Jennie looked like a true princess in her outfit. With the simple design and clean cut, she looked like an actress from the 1920s.
When she made it onto the red carpet, Jennie shined with her elegant outfit, lighter makeup, and a simple but regal hairstyle.
Yet, while many loved Jennie’s outfit and look, some users online didn’t feel like it worked with the event, especially considering how simple it was compared to the other looks.
Even on social media, while many understood the idea, they thought Jennie deserved something more extravagant than she was given.
tbh i think it’s okay that people are disappointed in what was pulled for her when there are looks like these that are much more on brand for the met gala. no, the theme isn’t camp but met outfits are still known for being larger than life and extravagant. jennie deserved that. https://t.co/i3hSjO9jXN pic.twitter.com/DjwCGdFv6v
— aspen (@swithlight) May 1, 2023
After seeing the criticism, netizens quickly came to the defense of Jennie and the outfit.
While many agreed it was simple, others explained that not everything at the event has to be dramatic to shine. Also, considering the Chanel team remade an archive piece from Karl Lagerfeld specifically for Jennie, the combination of the minimalist look, makeup, and hair worked perfectly.
some people too quick to jump on jennie and her vintage chanel mini dress, just for fashion publications to choose her as one of the best dressed celebs at the met gala after seeing all the looks 😗 as a bonus, they are also even recognizing her “clean” makeup as the best
— gi (@jennieaceitgirl) May 2, 2023
IT’S CHANEL. chanel is supposed to be simple and pure, not over the top, extravagant or tacky. she’s called human chanel for a reason too like 😭 who cares if it’s simple? it’s elegant and on theme. jennie ATE
— ⭑ (@Y2KR0SE) May 2, 2023
Her hairstyle, eye makeup is on point. Her face card never declines.
JENNIE MET GALA #JENNIEatMETGala #MetGala pic.twitter.com/biiQOBt5IN
— JENNIE IS PRICELESS 💰 (@jrjclown) May 2, 2023
jennie literally gave a serve at the met —some people just cant appreciate fashion unless people come out with extravagant dresses, huge jewelry, and heavy makeup #JENNIEatMETGala#MetGala
— gi (@jennieaceitgirl) May 2, 2023
In particular, along with the design, it seems like the unconventional design and choice for the outfit could’ve been for practical purposes as well.
While on the red carpet, Jennie chatted with reporters, and one asked her, as the first time she’s attended, what did the idol think would happen inside.
After hearing the question, Jennie joked that she always saw people wearing huge dresses and wondered how comfortable it was during the event. She even joked that with her look, she was actually able to sit down properly.
I see people wearing these crazy dresses, and I’m so curious to see how they sit down.
Netizens also praised Jennie, believing that she chose comfort over drama but managed to look flawless and perfectly stick to the theme.
While it is obvious that the event is known for its dramatic looks, Jennie showcased a different spin but kept it very much within the theme, especially as her outfit was directly designed by the designer who influenced the event.
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