Someone seems to always break out the denim at the annual Costume Institute Gala: Jenna Lyons paired a fitted denim jacket with a hot pink satin skirt in 2012, Kanye blurred the line between Nirvana and Jersey Shore last year, and we’re so pleased that more than one guest broke out the denim for the red carpet (which was actually white) this year.
Both Pharrell and Liu Wen chose shredded denim for the Wei Kuwakubo-themed event. Refinery 29 noted that Wen’s head-to-toe (bufrom from different seasons) Off White ensemble looked to be both put together and falling apart, which is an appropriate tribute to the Comme des Garcons designer.
It’s no surprise that Pharrel, who co-chaired the event and in 2014 released the perfume Girl with the brand, went literal with the theme and wore Comme des Garcons jeans with “REI” (DIY Sharpied?) below the knee.
And his wife, Helen Lasichanh looked amazing also in Comme des Garcons, just months after giving birth to her fourth child.