The J&B Met: All the hits and misses

2011-02-04 14:08

For the rich and famous, the expression “Going to the races” always solicits more excitement than an invitation to the State of the Nation address.

It could be that horse-racing events are all about letting loose and being as avant garde and outrageous as you want to be, while attending Parliament can be a bit of a sombre affair.

The theme for this year’s J&B Met had all the makings of a disaster waiting to happen. What do you expect when you ask people to interpret a theme like Larger than Life?

The reality didn’t live up to expectation as most personalities veered towards the safe, elegant and dead boring.

Red proved to be the colour of choice for fashionistas and socialistas alike.

Some celebrities and personalities managed to dazzle, while others frizzled into fashion flops.

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