Kaia Gerber’s Massive Givenchy Veil Is Destined To Be A Meme

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It’s only a few weeks into 2020, and Kaia Gerber is already having an eventful year. Between brushing her teeth with her sunglasses on (can we talk about her Adam Driver phone case?!); a spot in Vogue’s February issue looking cozy and chic; a starring role in a Ports 1961 campaign; and an appearance in the Loewe spring summer 2020 campaign, the second-generation supermodel is everywhere we look. 
This week, Gerber appeared on the Chanel spring couture runway wearing a white lace gown with a sheer black sheath, tights with thick socks, and slicked-back hair (and yes, we are copying this full look immediately). She also walked the runway at the Alyx Studio Autumn Winter 2020 show, rocking a futuristic black peacoat look the model dubbed a “matrix fantasy” on Instagram. Then, yesterday, Kaia closed the Givenchy couture show (a major honour in the fashion world) wearing a voluminous wedding gown with a dome-like veil trailing behind her. 
The collection as a whole was inspired by designer Clare Waight Keller’s deep love for gardens, specifically the garden rooms at Sissinghurst House by Vita Sackville-West, and love letters between Virginia Woolf and Vita. The white, off-the-shoulder dress that Gerber walked in featured intricate floral lace details and “a hat so huge it almost formed a canopy under which to take her vows,” according to Vogue
The veil — which is truly big enough for two — is strange, beautiful, and meme-worthy all at the same time. We can’t wait to see which celebrity bride will don this unusual look on their wedding day, and if it’ll spark a new bridal veil trend. It’s like a dinosaur egg meets Cinderella’s chariot. David’s Bridal, are you listening?
Kaia shared what an honour it was to close the show on Instagram writing, “@clarewaightkeller you have left me completely speechless. words will never begin to express my gratitude & appreciation for this moment. thank you to the incredible atelier and everyone who worked so hard to make this so special.” Naturally, we’re keeping our eyes peeled for Kaia’s other iconic appearances during couture week and for any memes the Givenchy veil inspires.
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