The Metropolitan Museum of Art just held a benefit gala for the new exhibit “China: Through the Looking Glass.” And celebrities showed up wearing meme-inducing clothes. Thanks, famous people!
But Rihanna’s yellow gown, which was created by a Chinese designer, might have caused the most amusement online in China. The above pizza image was apparently created by Instagram user MichaelMajesty, but is also doing the rounds online in China. The dress also reminded people of scrambled eggs and jianbing (Chinese crepe).
Also, kinda looks like she was wearing skinned Big Bird!
Second only to Rihanna was actor Sarah Jessica Parker, who wore this head piece from hat designer to the British royals, Philip Treacy. Online in China, people quickly compared the get-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics mascot Huanhuan, a character that symbolized the Olympic torch.
Via Time, here are some more reactions from the English-speaking world:
If any game developers need inspiration for character designs:
Meanwhile, Chinese celebs turned up on outfits like these:
[Photos via 163.com]
To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter@Brian_Ashcraft.
Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.