Rep. Alexandria-Cortez may have worn a dress emblazoned “Tax the Rich” to Monday’s Met Gala, but she was also wearing earrings reputedly valued at $450 and shoes reportedly valued at roughly $614.
The “Tax the Rich” dress designed by Aurora James was worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, The Daily Mail noted, adding that the 14-karat designer Mejuri jewelry gold hoop earrings were listed as worth $450 and the open-toed red shoes from James’ Brother Vellies fashion line were valued at roughly $614. Ocasio-Cortez also carried a James purse that also featured the “Tax the Rich” mantra.
“We can never get too comfortable in our seats at the table once they’ve been given,” James stated, according to Vogue. “We must always continue to push ourselves, push our colleagues, push the culture, and push the country forward. Fashion is changing; America is changing. And as far as this theme goes, I think Alexandria and I are a great embodiment of the language