Rihanna's Met Gala dress took one Chinese woman 2 years to make, was reduced to omelette meme in 2 seconds Ouch. A A A When Rihanna's Met Gala gown was widely ridiculed in avariety of omelette, scrambled egg and pizza-based memesyesterday my first thought was 'Wow, that dress really does look like an omelette/scrambled eggs/pizza'. My second thought was 'Nawww, but someone probably worked really hard on that.' My third thought was 'F**k it, it's just a dress at a silly socialite event, this shouldn't be occupying three of my thoughts.' My persistent fourth was 'No but really, I bet a designer is weeping somewhere right now.' Indeed it turns out the voluminous dress was the result of yearsof work, assembled pain-stakingly by Guo Pei. "I saw this beautiful beast on the internet," Rihanna told Vogue. "I was researching Chinese couture.... It's so well-made. It's handmade by one Chinese woman. It took two years to make this." Two years. Tweets reducing it to an egg-based snack are now in the hundreds of thousands. You cruel, internet.