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Radical chic or poufy? Protest fashion at the 2021 Met Gala

Some of the statement outfits at this year's event doth protest too much

19 September 2021 - 00:01 By

The Romanovs were the oligarchs all self-respecting Russian oligarchs model themselves on.

Just before they met with the terminal effects of the Bolshevik revolutionaries, they threw a ball. It was a dress-up party held over three days in the Winter Palace in St Petersburg — the last hurrah of the empire, a celebration of more than 400 years of untrammelled power and riches...

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