Then vs. Now: All the Celebrities Who Wore Archival Looks at the 2023 Met Gala

The highly anticipated 2023 Met Gala is set to pay tribute to the iconic fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld. As the event approaches, a wave of excitement has swept through the fashion industry, with many eager to see how celebrities will pay homage to the late designer’s legacy. It’s no surprise that stars have been scouring through the archives to find some of Lagerfeld’s most unforgettable pieces, bringing them back to life in new and innovative ways. From vintage Chanel to rare Fendi, the Met Gala promises to be a night of stunning fashion moments that will honor one of the most influential designers of our time.

Dua Lipa

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Dua Lipa in vintage Chanel — from Fall 1992 Haute Couture

Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman in Chanel — from a Chanel N°5 advertising campaign directed by Baz Luhrmann in 2004

Gisele Bundchen

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Gisele Bundchen in vintage Chanel — from Spring 2007 Haute Couture

Margot Robbie

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Margot Robbie wearing vintage Chanel — from Spring 1993 Haute Couture

Phoebe Bridge

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Phoebe Bridgers in a Tory Burch outfit featuring her signature skeleton motif, complemented by a pearl-detailed spaghetti strap reminiscent of a Lagerfeld design from the Fall 1996 couture collection.

Olivia Wilde

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Photo: Courtesy of Chloé

Olivia Wilde in a reinterpretation of Karl Lagerfeld’s iconic spring 1983 robe violon dress for Chloé. 

Naomi Campbell

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell, a frequent collaborator of Karl Lagerfeld, chose to honor the designer’s legacy by wearing a stunning one-shouldered pink draped gown over a silver brocade dress from Chanel’s Spring 2010 couture collection.

Sydney Sweeney

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Photo: Courtesy of Miu Miu

Sydney Sweeney in a Miu Miu gown adorned with gems and tied with a black chiffon ribbon at the knees as a tribute to Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel designs.

Carla Bruni

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Carla Bruni pays tribute to her friend of thirty years, Karl Lagerfeld, by donning a 2001 ensemble in his signature black and white. The outfit features an asymmetrical neckline, a flowing train, and a fan, which was also a Lagerfeld hallmark.

The 2023 Met Gala has become a stage for celebrities to honor the late Karl Lagerfeld by showcasing his iconic designs from the archives. This serves as a fitting tribute to one of the greatest designers of our time, whose legacy continues to inspire the fashion industry.


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