Grimes Auctions Off Her Met Gala Accessories To Support Ukraine

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GrimesAuctioning some of her most memorable fashion accessories will help her support the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color of Ukraine.

“I’m auctioning stuff from my Met gala look last year to raise money to help get BIPOC families out of Ukraine since they’re having trouble exiting at the border,”she Shared in an Instagram Post on May 16, adding that the auction on display at Los Angeles’ HVW8 Gallery includes “the works of 50 distinguished artists who aim to support Emergency Response & BIPOC families in and out of Ukraine.”

Explain that every piece sold at the auction is unique “offers a unique interpretation of the theme ‘resistance,'” Grimes donated a whimsical pair of earcuffs, designed by Romantic Elf Jewelry, and chrome CHRISHABANA x Dune Harkonnen face mask.

The experimental musician wore the pieces to the 2021 Met Gala back in September, along with a sheer Iris Van Herpen gown, for the event’s “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” theme. Her look—which This was inspired by the 1984 cult-classic Dune (and subsequent 2021 remake) based on Frank Herbert’s novel—also included a replica Medieval sword repurposed from an Colt AR-15A3. However, the weapon is not for sale. “a permanent piece”The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection.