Madonna’s Most Outrageous Met Gala Looks

Madonna may be many things—but predictable? Never! Whether inspiring an entire generation to pair rosary beads with lacy lingerie, or making a case for *the* cone bra, the longtime performer and fashion icon has been unwittingly setting trends for more than 35 years. Of course, there’s no red carpet more receptive of a daring celebrity trendsetter than that of…

Why ‘Hard Candy’ is Madonna’s Last Great Album

For most, Hard Candy is not a classic Madonna album like 1989’s Like a Prayer,1998’s Ray of Light or her eponymous 1983 debut. It’s generally not even considered on the level of its Grammy-winning predecessor, 2005’s Confessions on a Dance Floor. The album — which arrived stateside 10 years ago on April 29, 2008 — only spawned one top 10 single,…