Billie Eilish Explained Why She Stopped Wearing Dresses After Revealing In An Interview At The Met Gala That She Was 'Scared And Didn't Feel Comfortable'

'Why do you think I’ve been dressing the way I have for years?'

9/17/2021 3:50:00 PM

'Why do you think I’ve been dressing the way I have for years?'

'Why do you think I’ve been dressing the way I have for years?'

."I want layers and layers and layers and I want to be mysterious. You don't know what's underneath and you don't know what’s on top."She later explained that she'd drawn inspiration from Rihanna, saying:"I remember seeing an acceptance speech that Rihanna gave where she said that fashion has always been her defense mechanism. And I feel like I've never felt something as strongly hearing someone else say it than I did when I heard her say that. Because it's always been that way for me. It’s always been my security blanket."

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But, after arriving at the Met, Billie explained in anwith Keke Palmer that she'd gained confidence over the years, defiantly adding:"It just was time. It was time for this."Theo Wargo / Getty Images"I feel like I've grown so much in the last few years, and my confidence has gotten so much better," she added."I've always wanted to do this. I was just scared and didn't feel comfortable in my skin."

In fact, Billie had planned to wear a similar dress before COVID canceled last year's Met Gala, although she'd originally wanted it to match her then-acid-green hair.Mike Coppola / Getty Images"I was planning on thinking of something for the Met of 2020, and I was like, 'It should be bright green and it's gonna be some stupid print on it,'" she said."I don't know, but I knew that I wanted something big with a corset." headtopics.com

Dena Giannini, the style director for British Vogue and the person in charge of styling the 19-year-old for the event, elaborated on this point, explaining that Billie had"always dreamed of wearing a proper ballgown — particularly something corseted, thanks to her love of Barbies growing up."

But Dena noted that Billie's"style began to evolve" after her British Vogue cover, which is how the dress transformed from its original concept. Read more: BuzzFeed »

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