Met Gala 2024: A peek into glam land with sleeping beauties-reawakening fashion & 'garden of time' themes

The Met Gala has begun and the fashion enthusiasts are in for a treat as we get to witness some path-breaking, some bizzare, some awakening and some inspiring looks for the exhibit.

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As the first Monday of May arrives, fashion enthusiasts around the world gear up for the most anticipated event of the summer: the MET Gala. Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, this star-studded affair sets the stage for a dazzling display of couture and creativity. From extravagant gowns to avant-garde ensembles, the MET Gala red carpet never fails to mesmerize.

This year, the theme of the MET Gala 2024 is "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion," while the dress code is "The Garden of Time," which plays off of J.G.'s short story title. So lets dive into the glam land and see who's wearing what. 

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Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:59 AM GMT-06:00

Dua Lipa's bold and confusing skin-bearing lace fit

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa made a bold statement in a skin-bearing lace skirt and corset set, adorned with intricate details that added a touch of allure to her ensemble. With a black feather boa draped across her shoulder, sheer gloves, and dazzling diamond accessories, Lipa captivated onlookers with her daring yet captivating appearance, Her red hair fell in loose, messy waves, adding a hint of effortless charm to her overall look. While it was bold of her for the fit, it did leave netizens questioning and confused. 

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:59 AM GMT-06:00

Kendall Jenner in a vintage 1999 Givenchy Couture dress

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner turned heads in a vintage 1999 Givenchy Couture dress, showcasing her unique sense of style and fashion-forward approach. The dress, featuring butt crack cutouts and fringe on the shoulders, perfectly complemented her Y2K-inspired hairdo, proving that Jenner can effortlessly pull off any look with confidence and panache.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:59 AM GMT-06:00

Shakira spreads her red magic


Shakira made her Met Gala debut in a fiery red gown by Carolina Herrera, exuding confidence and glamour with every step. The dramatic train and cape, detailed with voluminous ruffled sleeves resembling an abstract rose, added a touch of drama to her ensemble. With a sexy high slit, open back, and skin-baring cutouts, Shakira stunned onlookers with her bold and sultry appearance.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:59 AM GMT-06:00

Penelope Cruz channeling sleeping beauty in Chanel


Penelope Cruz, known for her association with Chanel, epitomized elegance in a custom-made black ball gown by the French luxury fashion house. The intricately detailed gown featured an off-the-shoulder fit and a billowing skirt adorned with layers of black and silver lace, silk, and sparkly tulle, showcasing her undeniable sophistication and grace.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:45 AM GMT-06:00

Araina Grande keeps it sweet and subtle


Ariana Grande dazzled attendees with her Glinda-inspired look, paying homage to her character from "Wicked." Her gown boasted a corset-style top with mosaic-like detailing, reflecting subtle pops of pink and blue under the lights. With Lorraine Schwartz jewelry adorning her ensemble and her blond hair swept back in a sleek ponytail, Grande captivated onlookers. 

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:45 AM GMT-06:00

Kylie Jenner is not giving this time


Meanwhile, Kylie Jenner made a striking appearance in a white gown that exuded elegance and comfort. Her cream Oscar de la Renta gown featured a bullet bra top. She radiated grace with her hair styled in a bun adorned with a delicate rose. But many thought that the look was mild and didn't match with the theme, expecting a lot more from the diva. 

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:45 AM GMT-06:00

Lil Nas X steals spotlight in white suit by Luar

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X once again stole the spotlight with his bold and daring ensemble. He arrived at the event wearing an oversized off-white suit by Luar, featuring shiny silver paneling that added a futuristic touch to his look. Accessorized with David Yurman jewels, including statement earrings and rings, Lil Nas X completed his outfit with extra long acrylic nails and bleach blond hair, exuding confidence and style.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:11 AM GMT-06:00

Sydney Sweeney in powder blue Miu Miu ball gown


Sydney Sweeney's appearance at the 2024 Met Gala left a lasting impression on attendees and spectators alike. The 26-year-old actress arrived on the red carpet adorned in a stunningly elegant ensemble that perfectly embodied the event's theme, "The Garden of Time."

Sweeney donned a captivating baby blue Miu Miu ball gown, featuring a voluminous tulle skirt adorned with delicate embroidered flowers. The gown's dramatic train added an extra touch of flair to her already striking look, while black opera gloves elevated her ensemble to new heights of sophistication. Sweeney's hair transformation ate it. Known for her blonde locks, the actress opted for a daring change, sporting a sleek black bob with bangs for the evening. 

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 07:07 AM GMT-06:00

Nicole Kidman in Balenciaga monochrome fit

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman, inspired by an Irving Penn photograph, encountered a dress that serves as a modern interpretation of a Balenciaga design from the 1950s. Balenciaga's original designs were futuristic and minimalist, allowing Demna to refresh them for contemporary times without losing their timeless appeal.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:48 AM GMT-06:00

Bad Bunny in custom Maison Margiela attire

Bad Bunny
Bad bunny

Bad Bunny made a statement in custom Maison Margiela attire, drawing inspiration from the "Garden of Time" theme with his avant-garde look. His ensemble sparked intrigue and admiration, capturing the essence of the event with its bold and imaginative design.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:48 AM GMT-06:00

Nicki Minaj's colour pop in Marni

Niki M
Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj turned heads in a vibrant floral dress by Marni, adding a pop of color to the red carpet. Her bold fashion choice was met with praise for its daring yet stylish appeal, highlighting her unique sense of style.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:48 AM GMT-06:00

Zendaya in Maison Margiela couture

Zendaya's look 1

Zendaya stunned in Maison Margiela couture, channeling gothic-inspired vibes with a sculptural tulle gown and feather fascinator. While her appearance was met with admiration, some couldn't help but draw comparisons to iconic fictional characters like Carrie Bradshaw.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:45 AM GMT-06:00

Jennifer Lopez in a custom Schiaparelli haute couture gown


Jennifer Lopez epitomized glamour in a custom Schiaparelli haute couture gown, exuding elegance and sophistication. With structured shoulders and dazzling rhinestones, she showcased her timeless beauty in a fashion-forward ensemble that left a lasting impression.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:43 AM GMT-06:00

Gigi Hadid's dreamy fit

Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid captivated onlookers in a Thom Browne ensemble, earning accolades as one of the best-dressed of the night. Her outfit perfectly embodied the theme of the event while staying true to her personal style, a balance that resonated with fashion enthusiasts worldwide.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:42 AM GMT-06:00

Lana Del Rey's Alexander McQueen couture

Lana Ray

Lana Del Rey graced the red carpet in a custom creation by Alexander McQueen, reminiscent of her iconic style from the "Born to Die" era. Adorned with tulle canopy and tree branches, her look garnered praise for its unique and daring aesthetic.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:25 AM GMT-06:00

Tyla in her sand dune

Tyla at Met

Tyla, the young South African music sensation, stunned in a figure-hugging Balmain gown that appeared to be crafted entirely of sand, showcasing her drop-dead gorgeous vibe. The internet buzzed with excitement over her daring choice, questioning whether it was indeed a dress or a mesmerizing illusion.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:25 AM GMT-06:00

Cardi B's monumental step


Cardi B made a grand entrance in a monumental dress dubbed the "20-person dress," captivating onlookers with its sheer size. Reminiscent of Ursula from The Little Mermaid, her appearance sparked admiration and awe, dominating conversations online.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:21 AM GMT-06:00

Kim Kardashian's waist grabs all the attention

Kim Kardashian

Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian stole the spotlight with her ultra-slim waist and floral Maison Margiela dress, accompanied by beachy blond waves, a departure from her usual black locks. However, some felt her ensemble missed the mark in aligning with the theme, expecting more from the style icon.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 06:15 AM GMT-06:00

Doja Cat is dripping

Doja Cat is dripping

The Met Gala 2024 saw a whirlwind of fashion statements, with celebrities pushing the boundaries of creativity and style. Among them, Doja Cat turned heads with her unconventional yet bold choice—a luxurious white towel wrapped around her like a goddess fresh from the shower. Contrary to initial thoughts, her daring look was hailed as fashion fierceness, elevating the "Garden of Time" theme to new heights. Later, she stunned in a dripping wet white shirt, igniting discussions across the internet.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 05:52 AM GMT-06:00

Mindy Kaling's fit gives us a Deja Vu!- We saw Aishwarya Rai in this before

Mindy kaling in Gaurav Gupta for Met 2024

Mindy Kaling's appearance at the Met Gala 2024 has stirred quite the debate among fashion enthusiasts. While some hailed it as a major fashion moment, others couldn't help but notice the striking similarities between her gown and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Cannes 2022 look. Walking the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kaling turned heads in an architectural masterpiece crafted by Gaurav Gupta. The champagne-colored gown, with its geometric and architectural design, perfectly embodied the theme of "Garden of Time." From the intricate detailing to the dramatic train, Kaling's ensemble was nothing short of breathtaking.

However, as images of Kaling's gown circulated on social media, netizens were quick to draw comparisons to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Cannes outfit. The custom Gaurav Gupta gown worn by Rai Bachchan in 2022 featured a similar palette and design, complete with intricate arcs and a flowing train. Despite the controversy, there's no denying the impact of Kaling's Met Gala ensemble. Whether it was a stroke of innovation or an oversight, Kaling's gown has sparked a conversation about fashion, creativity, and cultural inspiration.

Tuesday,May 07, 2024 05:30 AM GMT-06:00
Mona Patel
Source: Vogue

Stepping onto the grand Met Gala stage for the very first time is a dream come true for entrepreneur and philanthropist Mona Patel. Guided by the expert hand of legendary stylist Law Roach, Patel's debut look is a breathtaking blend of heritage and haute couture. Expressing her vision for her debut, Patel shared, "I wanted to honor my roots while embracing the world of high fashion." With the theme "Garden of Time" in mind, she turned to Dutch designer Iris Van Herpen, known for her avant-garde creations inspired by nature's wonders.

The result is nothing short of spectacular—a nude floor-length gown sculpted to perfection, adorned with a butterfly-shaped corset and a delicate scalloped train. But what truly sets Patel's ensemble apart are the kinetic butterflies encircling her arms like elegant opera gloves, their wings fluttering in mesmerizing slow motion.

Every detail of Patel's Met Gala appearance exudes meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail. From the intricate embroidery by Indian artisans to the expertise of Law Roach in curating the perfect look, no stone was left unturned in ensuring perfection.

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