31-year-old Alexandria Ocasio Cortez attended the Met Gala 2021 with her boyfriend Riley Roberts and wore a controversial ‘Tax the Rich’ outfit on purpose.
AOC told that she visited this elite and inaccessible event free of cost and it was her responsibility as an elected official to raise awareness about the tax system in an event where the prices of the tables are in millions.
Sources revealed that Cortez wore a borrowed dress Brother Vellies.A Bobbi Brown artist did her makeup, and her hair was by Eric Williams, a famous vogue stylist.
She paired her dress with borrowed shoes and a borrowed mini handbag.Although, the jewelry she was wearing was from her possession and cost around $ 515 overall. AOC got ready at The Carlyle Hotel located in NYC. Aurora James and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez were together almost all the time during the event.
Another elected member Bill de Blasio, Mayor of NYC, was spotted at the Met Gala 2021 with his wife and son.
AOC faced a lot of criticism because of her dress.According to Donald Trump Junior, AOC was not wearing a mask despite being the biggest mask Karens in NYC in the previous few months.
A famous writer, Andray Domise, criticized AOC as well.He said, ‘Police were creasing people’s heads outside while you and your friends were nibbling watermelon tarts with smoked yuzu soy on panipuri crackers,’ as the event was near NYPD.
A writer at the Daily Caller, Greg Price, and an actor named Michael Rappaport also criticized Alexandria Ocasio Cortez for her attitude at the Met Gala. The brand from where AOC borrowed her dress, shoes, and bag is well-known in the fashion industry and is a go-to spot for celebrities like Rihanna, Beyoncé and Zendaya.
Many celebrities at the event didn’t bother to wear a mask. Anyways, share the news about the most awaited event of 2021, the Met Gala, with your loved ones.