The fashion world has once again descended upon New York City for the annual Met Gala. This year’s theme, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” paid tribute to the late fashion icon. The invitation-only fundraiser for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted around 400 guests. Known for his love of pearls, starched collars, and black-and-white ensembles, Lagerfeld’s influence was seen throughout the event’s extravagant outfits.
Janelle Monáe pays tribute to Lagerfeld’s legacy in unique fashion at red carpet event
The red carpet was graced with an array of stunning looks, all paying homage to Lagerfeld in their unique ways. Among them, singer and actress Janelle Monáe arrived in a large, black-and-white tweed Thom Browne tuxedo suit, with mismatched patterns and ornate embellishments. Additionally, she accessorized with a white leather quilted cat bag, giving a nod to Lagerfeld’s feline muse, Choupette.
Michaela Coel shines as a co-chair at Met Gala in Schiaparelli Couture gown
One of this year’s Met Gala co-chairs, British actress Michaela Coel, dazzled the crowd in a gilded, chocolate brown gown by Schiaparelli Couture. It was yet another stunning example of the fruitful collaboration between Coel and the fashion house.
Anok Yai channels Lagerfeld’s bold and innovative style at Met Gala in Prabal Gurung creation
In a striking Prabal Gurung creation, US model Anok Yai stunned onlookers and showcased Lagerfeld’s penchant for bold, innovative design. Her outfit perfectly exemplified Lagerfeld’s impact on the fashion world, blending classic elegance with modern edginess.
Lil Nas X channels Lagerfeld’s fearless attitude with bejewelled and nearly nude outfit at Met Gala
Lil Nas X, never one to shy away from a statement look, sparkled in his bejewelled, nearly nude outfit. His whole body was covered in nothing but jewels, silver paint, and a thong, encapsulating the fearless attitude Lagerfeld was known for in his designs.
Penélope Cruz channels Lagerfeld’s meticulous attention to detail in sparkling ballgown at Met Gala
With her sparkling pale blue ballgown, Spanish actress Penélope Cruz hit the Met Gala red carpet, exuding classic glamour and sophistication. In addition, the intricate details of her gown paid homage to Lagerfeld’s meticulous attention to detail, making her a vision of Lagerfeld-inspired elegance.
This year’s Met Gala was truly a night to remember as celebrities and fashion insiders gathered to honour the incredible legacy of Karl Lagerfeld. His impact on the fashion world was unmistakable. With the stunning outfits showcased at the event were a testament to his enduring influence. All its glory celebrated Lagerfeld’s iconic style, from pearls and starched collars to black-and-white ensembles.