Popularly known as ‘fashion’s biggest night out’ Met Gala is one of the most coveted fashion events and brings in the biggest names of luxury houses and celebrities together on the Met Gala red carpet for fundraising benefits.
For 2023, the Met Gala theme was ‘Karl Lagerfeld: A line of Beauty’ to honor Karl Lagerfeld, a global iconic name in the world of fashion. The event is hosted at the MET every year in the first week of May attracting celebrities, designers, and industry insiders. Here are some of the exemplary looks that celebrated the Karl Lagerfeld theme for 2023:
Indian representation at the MET Gala
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka was twinning in black with her husband Nick Jonas. She wore a black Valentino dress. Chopra made heads turn when she was spotted wearing Bulgari’s most special piece, the Laguna Blu. The diamond is one of the rarest in the world and weighs close to 11.16 carats which was seen for the first time in a diamond chain necklace setting.
Known for her surreal roles and impeccable acting skills, Alia Bhatt made her debut at the Met Gala this year looking radiant and beaming in her pearl-encrusted gown from the ace Asian designer Prabal Gurung. She wore natural diamond rings, pearls, and diamond earrings from Malabar Gold and Diamonds.
Paying homage to Karl Lagerfeld’s one of the most favourite colour palette, Isha wore an outfit by Prabal Gurung. She wore a black silhouette covered in white pearls and her diamonds were talking loud about a maximalism look. She wore an XXL diamond neck stack, solitaire earrings, and a custom hand accessory known as haathphool – all by Larriance Schwartz.
Natasha was looked graceful and majestic in her Schiaparelli gown, a brilliantly structured silver gown from the global designer house. She completed her look with a diamond hair jewel on her sleek ponytail.
The iconic pop star made sure all eyes were on her with her entrance and look. She was joined by ASAP Rocky, and the headlines read as Mum and dad’s night out. She wore Valentino with Belperron earrings and an epic Bulgari necklace to finish her surreal look.
A sure head turner at every Met Gala for a few years now, Jared Leto wore a cat costume with whiskers, plush paws, and incredibly real blue eyes. Leto paid homage to Karl’s cat Choupette with this look.
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She is known for making some of the most eye-catching entrances with her out-of-the-box looks. Doja Cat had one of the most interesting looks of the night on the red carpet of the Met Gala, offering an ode to Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette. She turned herself into a cat wearing an Oscar Da Le Renta gown and diamonds from Messika.
The global singer turned heads when she stepped on the red carpet wearing a Tiffany & Co. Lucida Star Necklace. Being the first one to ever wear this reset diamond, the fancy Yellow natural diamond is a 128.54-carat cut. She was also styled in a Chanel Bride look from the 1992 Chanel Fall Couture show collection.
Anne was offering us all vintage feels wearing a stunning atelier Versace in white and paired her look with Bulgari diamonds. Her ensemble was a body-hugging white tweed Versace gown, a strapless piece along with a thigh-high leg slit. The cut-outs on the dress here held together by the brand’s iconic gold safety pins. Her look was finished by matching tweed opera gloves and a pair of white platform pumps.
Looking whimsical and charming, Nicole wore a Chanel gown she was spotted wearing in 2004 for Chanel No. 5 ad shot. Re-wearing the same gown with a freshly styled look offered the world a new perspective on how sustainable styling works like a charm. She completed her look with a chandelier diamond pair of earrings from Harry Winston.
Robert has always been known to appear at Met Gala wearing something cool, a little eccentric, and off-beat. He was wearing a Dior drape coat with a theatrical, polished, familiar yet unfamiliar look all at once.
Taking a risk and setting a new trend by breaking one of the core rules of the Met Gala, Pedro wore a pair of shorts. He had an effortless style, an offbeat look wearing a Valentino outfit. He paired his shorts with a long red coat, a black tie, and a pair of military-style boots.
Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Jeremy Pope, Bad Bunny, James McAvoy, Trevor Noah, and many other global celebrities and sports personalities like Roger Federer and Serena Williams were seen on the red-carpet making statement looks.