With a theme like “gilded glamour,” this year’s Met Gala should always be opulent.
The annual event celebrates the newest exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York – In America: An Anthology of Fashion.
Celebrities were asked to dress in the theme of ‘Golden Glamour’ – a homage to the extravagance and creativity of the Golden Age, roughly between 1870 and 1890.
This year, which normally takes place on the first Monday in May, returns to normal after two years of delayed or canceled events due to the pandemic.
There were plenty of tiaras and vintage elements on the red carpet, as well as designers giving their unique take on the theme.
With a star-studded red carpet, these were some of the most stunning looks of the night.
As one of the evening’s co-chairs — along with her husband Ryan Reynolds, Regina King, and Lin-Manuel Miranda — Blake Lively would always pull out all the stops. She walked the red carpet in a bespoke copper Versace dress with art deco details, paying homage to classic New York architecture – but that wasn’t enough drama for one of the biggest stars of the night…
As Lively’s dress soon transitioned into a new look, with an aqua color bringing the skirt to life. She later explained the conversion was a nod to “patina” — the green film that forms when copper oxidizes.
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What kind of Met Gala would it be without Kim Kardashian making a statement of sorts? In 2021, she covered her entire face and body in black jersey, and this year it was the complete opposite.
One of the last celebrities to walk the red carpet with partner Pete Davidson, Kardashian debuted freshly dyed blonde hair and wore an ultra-tight, glittery nude gown—the same outfit Marilyn Monroe wore when she met John F .Kennedy Happy Birthday sang .
Bling was a big theme on the red carpet, and Janelle Monae took it to the extreme in an all-bejeweled headpiece that was pinned to her sparkling black Ralph Lauren dress, all the way to the long train.
“We did gold glamor – from the future,” Monae said on the red carpet.
With a hit called Empire State of Mind, it made sense for Alicia Keys to sport the New York City skyline on her cape—including a silver column dress by Ralph Lauren.
Quoting one of the biggest moves of the evening, Bridgerton’s Nicola Coughlan’s pale pink and black outfit was all about feathered accents.
Dripping in gold, Megan Thee Stallion’s Moschino dress was one of the most luminous of the night…
Although Cardi B definitely gave her a run for her money, she wore a Versace dress that was also dripping in gold — composed of almost a kilometer of chains.
Lizzo wore a gorgeous beaded Thom Browne coat – with her trusty flute as an accessory. “I feel like a work of art,” she said on the red carpet — while occasionally serenading photographers with her flute.
Kylie Jenner paid tribute to Off-White and Louis Vuitton menswear designer Virgil Abloh, who passed away in November 2021. At first glance, her all-white outfit looks like a veiled wedding dress—but closer inspection reveals distinctly Americana details, like the baseball cap worn backwards and the t-shirt worn underneath.
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