Happy Met Gala Monday, Fairies! This year’s Costume Institute exhibition is titled “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” so the dress code is fittingly “in honor of Karl.” With Lagerfeld having designed for iconic fashion houses including Chanel, Fendi, and Balmain, attendees will surely have no shortage of inspiration.
The opening of the Costume Institute exhibition, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” is the perfect excuse for the stars to show up dressed in their finest, we can’t wait to see how the guests interpret this year’s theme! The exhibition will showcase more than 150 pieces from Lagerfeld’s impressive career, and many of them will be accompanied by his sketches.
The night will be co-hosted by Penélope Cruz, Michaela Coel, Roger Federer, Dua Lipa, and Vogue’s Anna Wintour as the night’s co-chairs.
So, whether you’re into fashion or just love seeing the stars come out to play, here are some of our favorite looks from the red carpet:
Co-Host Dua Lipa
Experience fashion history as Dua Lipa arrives at the Met Gala 2023 in a vintage Chanel dress once worn by Karl Lagerfeld’s muse Claudia Schiffer.
Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman stuns at the Met Gala 2023 in a custom Chanel couture dress designed by Karl Lagerfeld for a Chanel No. 5 short film directed by Baz Luhrmann in 2004.
Wearing a plunging tulle gown by Tory Burch with delicate black ribbons throughout, Emily made a bold fashion statement on the iconic red steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.
Rita Ora’s show-stopping Met Gala 2023 look included a stunning Prabal Gurung gown featuring sheer and layered elements, as well as a long black cape train that made for a dramatic entrance.
Met Gala 2023 host Emma Chamberlain wows in a Miu Miu two-piece and stunning Cartier jewels, raising the fashion bar for the night.
Gisele Bündchen dazzled at the Met Gala 2023 in the Chanel spring 2007 couture collection finale dress, which she previously wore for an editorial shoot.
Naomi Campbell, a supermodel and frequent collaborator of Karl Lagerfeld, turned heads at the Met Gala 2023 in a one-shouldered pink draped gown overlaid over a silver brocade dress from Lagerfeld’s spring 2010 couture collection for Chanel.
Anok Yai stunned at the Met Gala 2023 in a shimmering Prabal Gurung look featuring tassels and a striking train, showcasing her impeccable fashion sense and creating a bold, glamorous look that left everyone spellbound.
Sydney Sweeney’s gem-encrusted Miu Miu gown at the Met Gala 2023 paid tribute to Karl Lagerfeld’s iconic style at Chanel with a black chiffon ribbon tied at the knees.
Adut Akech wowed on the Met Gala 2023 red carpet in a stunning tiered monochrome Carolina Herrera gown.
Lila Moss and Kate Moss
Kate and Lila Moss stole the show at Met Gala 2023 with their matching baby pink Fendi looks.
Irina Shayk made a statement at the 2023 Met Gala in a silky white dress with rosettes and twisted straps, paired with comfy flats, defying expectations and showcasing her unique style.
Amanda Seyfried shimmers in a gold chainmail mini dress, matched with voluminous waves, gold heels, and a bold red lip. The overall look exudes a goddess-like vibe at the 2023 Met Gala.
Margot Robbie wears a clear PVC and black silk chiffon corset Chanel gown, showcasing her abs, at the 2023 Met Gala.
“The Little Mermaid” star stuns in a white Gucci ensemble featuring a sparkling lace halter-neck gown and a dramatic ruffled cape at the Met Gala.
Tom Sturridge and Alexa Chung
Alexa Chung graces the red carpet in this all-white ensemble and Tom Sturridge in this classic black suit.
Ava Max is turning heads in this archival Chanel with stunning beading and a headpiece!
Jessica Chastain channels Karl Lagerfeld’s legacy in a tiered black gown with sheer detailing and a platinum wig at the 2023 Met Gala.
Anne Hathaway channels 1990s supermodels at Met Gala in a Swarovski crystal-embellished Versace dress and a coin necklace by Bulgari to honor the “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” exhibition.
Doja Cat stole the show at the Met Gala with a custom Oscar de la Renta feathered gown inspired by Karl Lagerfeld’s pet, Choupette. She added cat face prosthetics to complete the look, which is a nod to the animal kingdom trend seen on the fall 2023 runways.
The Met Gala saw the star debut a new major haircut, complemented by a stunning Valentino gown.
Lily Collins pays homage to Karl Lagerfeld at the Met Gala 2023 with a dramatic two-piece Vera Wang ensemble featuring a white bustier top and black skirt with “KARL” emblazoned on the back in silver letters. She accessorized with elbow sleeves, a dark red lip, and a stunning Cartier diamond necklace.
Carla Bruni pays tribute to her late friend and fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld, at the 2023 Met Gala by donning a stunning 2001 Lagerfeld piece. The black and white ensemble features an asymmetric neckline and a flowing train, complemented by a fan – another Lagerfeld signature.
Kendall Jenner wowed onlookers at the 2023 Met Gala with a daring black sequin bodysuit that left little to the imagination. The supermodel’s ensemble featured ultra-long sleeves and a cheeky cut, highlighting her toned legs. She completed the look with sparkling Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and towering bedazzled platform boots.
The reality star stunned at the Met Gala 2023 in a striking red Jean Paul Gaultier asymmetrical dress with a matching two-toned robe, staying true to the theme of “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.” With her hair up, she opted for minimal jewelry, letting the dress do the talking.
Kim Kardashian turned heads at the 2023 Met Gala with a custom Schiaparelli gown adorned with 50,000 freshwater pearls and 16,000 crystals. Designed by Daniel Roseberry, the extravagant dress was accompanied by a long silk cape and completed with matching gloves and boots.
At the 2023 Met Gala, Gigi Hadid slayed in a Givenchy dress inspired by the iconic Karl Lagerfeld. The model’s look consisted of a black corset with a sheer tulle overlay, a low-rise black tulle skirt, and sheer gloves. Gigi accessorized with a string of pearls and wore her long hair in a beachy half-up, half-down style.
The original “It Girl,” turned heads at the Met Gala in a stunning black strapless Marc Jacobs gown, adorned with shimmering black jewels on the sleeves and bodice.
JLo wore a custom Ralph Lauren silk velvet halter gown with a draped silk satin skirt and a floral collar, in line with the Met Gala 2023 theme “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.” The gown was entirely handmade with black silk evening gloves.
Cardi B arrived at the Met Gala dressed in a feminine take on Lagerfeld’s black suit look. She wore a black corset ball gown by Chenpeng Studio adorned with roses on the skirt and a white sleeveless collared top with a black tie.
Jeremy Pope stole the show with his Balmain look, featuring an oversized train with Karl Lagerfeld’s iconic profile.
Bad Bunny stunned on the Met Gala red carpet in a daring all-white Jacquemus tweed suit with a cutout back, paired with platform leather derby shoes. His hair was slicked back, and he accessorized with pearl stud earrings, a silver chain necklace, and an eight-foot-long rosette cape.
Wednesday actress wore a black tweed cropped jacket paired with a matching deconstructed coat draped as a skirt. Adorned with 1000 crystals and gold bullion embroidery, the look features pearl chains in reference to Chanel’s iconic handbag chains.
Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz
Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz arrived at the Met Gala 2023 in matching black and white Valentino outfits. Peltz stunned in a strapless white gown with a dramatic train and black waist bow, while Beckham looked sharp in an all-black suit.
Cara Delevingne pays tribute to the late designer at the Met Gala, donning a Karl Lagerfeld brand white shirt and adorning it with unique Chrome Hearts jewelry.
Vanessa Hudgens wowed at the Met Gala in a black and white Michael Kors gown with sparkling flower embellishments. She accessorized with dazzling diamonds.
Teyana Taylor paid tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at the Met Gala, sporting a sparkly silver sequin outfit by Thom Browne. She swapped trousers for a sleek low-rise skirt and completed the look with a form-fitting double-breasted blazer and long gloves, giving the illusion of a bodysuit.
Rihanna and ASAP Rocky
Rihanna’s iconic fashion choices never fail to make a statement and the 2023 Met Gala was no exception. The multi-talented artist arrived at the event wearing a stunning, voluminous white Fendi gown that exuded elegance and grace.
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