Designer Jeremy Scott Says Fashion Should Lighten Up – The Wall Street Journal

This year’s gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates camp, which Susan Sontag characterized as reflecting excess, extravagance, artifice and irony. Designer Jeremy Scott checks all those boxes and more.

On May 6, Mr. Scott will be among hundreds of stars at the annual extravaganza in New York, inaugurating the exhibit, “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” at the museum’s Costume Institute. The 43-year-old designer won’t just be seen on the red carpet: The exhibition, which runs from May 9 through Sept. 8., will include some…