Fans are talking about Evan Mock’s 2021 Met Gala outfit as he initially didn’t reveal that the leather masked man was him.
The biggest event in the fashion calendar took place on Monday, September 13th at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The event was attended by Kim Kardashian, Megan Fox, Billie Eilish, and many newcomers such as TikTok stars Addison Rae and Dixie D’Amelio.
Gossip Girl star Evan Mock is one of the celebrities who stunned with his choice of outfit – here’s more about it.
Evan Mock at the 2021 Met Gala
This year’s Met Gala theme was done in two parts – “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” and “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.”
Evan Mock, who plays Akeno “Aki” Menzies on HBO Max’s Gossip Girl reboot, stunned with a full leather face mask, black shorts, white shirt and a dark blazer.
The actor appeared on the Met Gala red carpet incognito before he took off his leather mask and revealed his pink hairstyle. The shorts he sported was a bold choice for the fashion event but welcomed by some fans.
Evan wore Thom Browne and was styled by stylist Taylor Okata.
If you check out Taylor on Instagram, you will come across other outfits he has picked up for the actor in the past and can find more about the work he does.
People react to Evan’s Met Gala look
While you will find mixed reactions about Evan’s bold look, many people on Twitter have welcomed the statement he made at the 2021 Met Gala.
Deputy Editor at Pedestrian TV Alex Bruce-Smith loves Evan’s outfit as she wrote: “Men showing a lil skin is a trend I can 100% get behind. also Evan Mock (from the Gossip Girl reboot) making a strong case for shorts as formal wear.”
One fan tweeted: “Evan Mock is wearing a crop top under a Thom Browne shorts set which is apparently not for everyone but 100% for me.”
Someone else reacted: “Evan Mock is wearing shorts I want to cry.”
Check out Evan Mock’s Instagram video
Instagram shared a special video which reveals how the Gossip Girl actor prepared for his Met Gala appearance.
Evan created a reel documenting his arrival at a New York City hotel before he takes a stroll in the city where he does some food shopping and goes skateboarding.
The actor returns to his hotel to get his hair done and prepare for the event.
You can watch the full video down below.