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“We decided to do the meat dress because I thought to myself if we are willing to die for your country, no matter how you identify,” Lady Gaga shared. “It was eventually designed by Frank Fernandez, but it was the brainchild of House of Gaga and we were behind the scenes with Brandon Maxwell who worked as one of my stylists at the time. “
The artist continued, “He was also vegan and still helped to sew all these last pieces of meat to me and make my meat hat and my meat purse, which was held by Cher. It smelled like meat.”
After more than a decade, Lady Gaga still admits “it was exciting to wear.” And for those who doubt the fashion of the look, she has a message.