21 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Some Of The Most Stunning Met Gala Looks From This Year

The end of Alex Wharton’s “The Gardener,” which was embroidered inside Lewis’s jacket, reads:

“I hope the sun pours

light upon our skin. And we

melt into each other,

into everything. Maybe the trees

will speak, as they sometimes do.

Whispers from the shade.”

Lewis also explained the thorn jewelry near the collar of his ensemble was “really to show the pain through the slavery trade at the time.” He added, “I tried to get in deep.”