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Gilded Glamour at The Met

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The Gilded Met Gala 2022 evening celebrated museum’s new exhibition, that opens May 7th and will remain on display through September 5, 2022. This is the part 2 of the museum’s celebration of American style. Last September there was part one “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, and last night Part 2 “In America: The Gilded Age”.

The Met Gala red carpet’s theme this year was all about Gilded Glamour that took place in New York City from 1870- 1900.  Guests served their theatrical takes on white-tie dressing. Please see below, because your minds will be blown away!

Gilded Glamour Vogue Streaming Hosts Have Arrived

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The 2022 Met Gala hosts have arrived with their dazzling headpieces on and in their best interpretations of tonight’s theme. Vanessa Hudgens is wearing a sheer black Moschino gown, Hamish Bowles looks dapper in Ralph Lauren white tie, and La La Anthony stuns in LaQuan Smith. Gilded Glamour ready!

Emma Chamberlain

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Tiaras are the accessory of the evening. Emma Chamberlain was one of the first to walk the carpet and is wearing Louis Vuitton vintage Cartier stunner of platinum and diamonds from 1911. 

“What’s wonderful about the Met is that people feel very fearless,” says Anna Wintour for Vogue 

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

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Blake Lively emulated Lady Liberty in Versace last night. In a beaded gown with a satin bow- as she walked the carpet the rust color turned into green! Ryan is in a velvet pantsuit finished off with a bow tie. 

Anna Wintour

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Anna Wintour, who has presided over the Met Gala since 1995, is wearing Chanel haute couture by Virginie Viard. 

Tom Ford

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Classic American Designer Ford, always slays in black even for this gilded glamour moment

Lisa Airan

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Is giving dark vibes tributing to the Gilded Age. She is wearing Rick Owens. 

Tommy Dorfman

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The detailing in the front of the dress, the dark green rubber Christopher Kane gown and shoulder-length black gloves is stunning.  

Kaia Gerber

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Absolutely beautiful, in Alexander McQueen dress and jewels by Kwiat. This dress feels like a modern approach to the early 19th Century

Austin Butler

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Elvis is that you? Butler is incredibly sexy in this all black Prada look.

Kacey Musgraves

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She’s in a custom Prada beaded gown paired with elegant black gloves and faux fur fan. Very old glamour. 

Camila Mendes

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Mendes is golden in this shimmery dress by designer Alexandre Mattiussi

Janelle Monáe

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Janelle Monae in a futuristic look only she can pull off. A blinged out headpiece that trains into a gown by Ralph Lauren

Amy Griffin

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The structure of this gown is to die for 

Amy Schumer

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Women in Black. Amy’s body was made for this bespoke Chloé dress! From the detailing to the shoes. 

Maude Apatow

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Maude Apatow of Euphoria wore a sheer black, strapless, flapper like gown. Marilyn Monroe hair just tied the whole look together. 

Amber Valletta

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This vintage Azzaro embodies the theme completely. Just wow. 

Mindy Kaling

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The color is so gorgeous on Mindy and is giving us Bridgerton Season 2 vibes. Plunging neckline and thigh-high slit by Prabal Gurung with purple floral embellishments.

Evan Mock

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Evan Mock on Gossip Girls (reboot) wears a custom pastel yellow corset pantsuit paired with a ruffled turtleneck. On theme!The look is from the Gen Z-founded brand, Head of State, 

Camila Cabello

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Cabello looks amazing and walks confidently in this white gown by Prabal Gurung 

Grace Moretz

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Steal is definitely a part of the Gilded Age, and Mortez took that route with this outfit! Metallic tailcoat and pants by Louis Vuitton

Jack Harlow

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Jack Harlow flies ‘First Class’ and wears beautiful brow Givenchy to fashion’s most anticipated night. 

Sarah Jessica Parker

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SJP was on point! She also payed homaged to black woman seamstress in this age that were forgotten. Dress by Christopher John Rogers and Philip Treacy headpiece completed the look.

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner

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They took Gilded Age and added rock’n roll to it. She is wearing Louis Vuitton. 

Stromae

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French singer Stromae graced us with his presence in this checkered blue suit with a shoulders mini cape. Stromae wears the same suit on the cover of his album from his own brand Mosaert. 

Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz brought real New York to the gala. They are both wearing Ralph Lauren looks inspired by the Empire State Building and the New York Yankees.

Bradley Cooper

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AHH! We just love looking at B. Cooper. Simple but so classy!

Alexa Chung 

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Chung looked sophisticated  and subtle last night. 

Kris Jenner

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The mom of the century- Kris Jenner! The hair, the color of the dress, EVERYTHING was amazing. She is giving modern day Jackie Kennedy in Oscar de la Renta.  

Teyana Taylor

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She always brings her best, and in this dress it just flows so gracefully on her body by Iris Van Herpen. 

Billie Eilish

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She is “Happier Than Ever” in custom Gucci. Dress is up-cycled. 

Nicola Coughlan

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Bridgerton star Nicola in this black and pink gown with the feathers is just spectacular. Dress is by Richard Quinn. 

Anitta

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Breathtaking! This is the Spanish pop singers first Met and there are no words because she looks incredible in Moschino.  

Lily Aldridge

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This sparkle gown is marvelous. The head piece, the train, the gloves are all matching. She is wearing a custom design by Khaite that was covered in 170,000 crystals.

Rosalia 

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La Rosalia ‘mira’ drop dead Gilded Glamour gorgeous in Givenchy. 

Hailey Bieber

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Hailey Bieber understands that the best way to make an entrance at the Met! Her dress includes feathers and satin from Saint Laurent. 

Gigi Hadid

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Similar to her look from the Versace fall 2022 show, Gigi Hadid arrives in a patent leather Versace jumpsuit paired with an oversized puffer. What a futuristic gilded glamour 

Simone Ashley

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This Bridgerton star is already used to glamming up “white tie” esque dresses for season 2 of the hit show. Simone Ashley wears a custom two piece Moschino.

Joshua Jackson and Jodie Turner-Smith

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One of the best dressed couples. She is wearing Gucci! 

Khloé Kardashian

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Koko for Khlo! This is Khloe’s first Met Gala and she was absolutely sensational in Moschino. 

Olivia Rodrigo

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Good for you Olivia! The butterflies in her hair, the off the shoulder, the sheer sleeves, and the sparkle Versace dress is just so her but with a touch of Gilded Glamour. 

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker

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The engaged couple look fantastic, and actually Kourtneys outfit is a deconstructed version of Travis’, both by Thom Browne 

Kylie Jenner

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Can you believe she had a baby 3 months ago?! The last sister of the Kar-Jenners went for a glided wedding look by Off White.  

Cardi B

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Gold, Gold, Gold! Cardi and Donatella love working with each other and came up with this fabulous Versace gown 

Nicki Minaj 

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Nicki the Queen of Rap knows how to step onto the Met Gala carpet in Burberry’s Riccardo Tisci. The makeup is stunning but also the crystals that are on her face and chest= perfection. The cups were a little too small though. 

Kendall Jenner

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Kendall Jenner with her NEW bleached brow look to go with her custom Prada gown

Kim Kardashian

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The last person to walk the Met Gala Carpet were Kim K and Pete Davidson. What’s the most American Fashion thing you can think of? Why of course – that’s Marilyn Monroe. Kim Kardashian wore an original iconic dress Merilyn wore herself while singing happy birthday to JFK in 1962! Dress is adorned with 6000 hand sewn crystals by costumier Jean Louis. She could not fit into the dress at first but went on a strict diet and woala . Met gala afterparty for her and Pete was pizza and doughnuts dinner in their room. 

See you next year! 

Prabal Gurung at AAFAs

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