Lady Gaga’s face masks were the talk of the night at this year’s MTV VMA Awards. If you were just as impressed by them as the rest of the world, it’s time to learn the names of emerging designers responsible for crafting them.
The singer’s viral fishbowl-shaped covering is the work of art of the emerging LA-based designer Conrad Muscarella.
Lance Victor Moore
Lance Victor Moore is best known for producing hardcore-inspired face coverings with spikes and rivets, but he took things to a whole new level with Lady Gaga’s horned mask.
Cecilio Castrillo specializes in crafting handmade leather pieces. Before incorporating one of their masks in her MTV VMAs performance, Lady Gaga collaborated with this brand on her music video for “Stupid Love”.
Diego Montoya is the master of larger-than-life designs that incorporate a long list of lavish and colorful details. He’s best known for collaborating with several queens who appeared on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
MaisonMet is a haute couture brand started by the Indonesian designer Mety Choa, best known for its uniquely crafted luxury gowns that look straight out of a fairy tale.