30 Iconic Dresses Of The Celebs At Met Gala

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Mohammed Fouzia

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From full glam coverage to no-makeup - makeup look, and from the wildest to the wackiest fits. The most prestigious fashion parade, known as the super bowl of fashion, also serves as a fundraising event for the Costume Institute, yes that’s what Met Gala is famous for.

Iconic Dresses Of The Celebs At Met Gala

The Met Gala welcomes celebrities, young creatives, and industry icons, or you could probably call it a culture reunion.

And today I'm gonna rank all 30 of the Met Gala's iconic fits. So let’s get started. 

1. Billie Eilish - Gucci (2022)

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Oh, yes, that’s Billie Elish who stole the show on the red carpet in a custom Gucci suit. Her outfit is appropriate for the theme of “Gilded Glamor and White Tie”. 

There was also Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and other celebrities, but Billie managed to take home the crown for fashion's biggest night. 

2. Emily Blunt - Miu Miu, Rose`- YSL (2021)

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As predicted, she was one of the standouts of the 2021 Met Gala. She wore a naked tulle column dress that fit the theme “A Lexicon Of Fashion”. Despite the fact that Emily Blunt nailed it, Rose' was the queen of the Met Gala for all the "Blings".

3. Rihanna - Bulgari (2020)

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Rihanna, the savage queen, proved right away that her outfits were the highlight of the event. This year's theme, "About Time: Fashion And Duration," was tailor-made for her, and she snagged it.

4. Lady Gaga - Brandon Maxwell (2019)

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The Oscar-winning Gaga was on- theme (“Notes On Fashion”) and changed her looks four times with complete ease of transition.

5.  Priyanka Chopra - Ralph Lauren (2018)

Priyanka Chopra Looked Nothing Short Of A Goddess In Her 2018 Met Gala  Outfit

Desi girl of Bollywood and a sensational global star who made a stunning appearance dressed as a goddess in a maroon and gold gown. This Met Gala's theme was "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion And The Catholic Imagination."

6. Gigi Hadid - Versace (2017)

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The queen of models, Gigi Hadid, proved once again at this year's Met Gala that she is the finest by pairing up the look with fishnet tights and striking cat eye makeup, which was pertinent for the theme "Art Of The In-Between."

7. Wiz Khalifa - Dior (2016)

Wiz Khalifa's Met Gala 2016 Prep and Rag & Bone Suit | Vogue

Though the ladies most often get the attention at the Met Gala, this year Wiz Khalifa was the clear victor of the night in an upholstered white rag and bone suit, which was perfect for the theme “Fashion In An Age Of Technology”.

8.  Beyonce` - Givenchy (2015)

The only dress that came close to fitting the theme ("China: Through The Looking Glass"). She was dressed in a border-crossing transparent outfit.

9.  Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds - Gucci (2014)

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Hollywood's best-looking couple walked the red carpet together, and we couldn't help but sigh because they looked stunningly beautiful. Lively ended up wearing a blush Gucci gown with rose gold rhinestones. which is ideal for the theme ("Charles James: Beyond Fashion").

10. Nina Dobrev - Monique Lhuillier (2013)

the spellbinding vampire diaries leading lady Nina Dobrev, who made everyone turn their heads at the Met Gala. Nina's gown, with its leather strap and bodysuit specifics, mirrored the evening's theme ("Chaos To Couture").

11. Scarlett Johansson - Dolce & Gabbana (2012)

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Scarlett Johansson, the Black Widow of the Avengers, hit a fantasy tale diva high note. The intricately embellished bodice exuded vintage-inspired glitz. Her attire was appropriate for the theme ("Prada: Impossible Conversations").

12. Taylor Swift - J.Mendel (2011)

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Swift stepped out in a one-shoulder J. Mendel gown with a beautiful and elegant skirt for the 2011 "Alexander Mc Queen: Savage Beauty" Gala. The dress fit the theme perfectly because of its sheer top, faceted skirt, and contrasting colors.

13. Jennifer Lopez - Zuhair Murad (2010)

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This is the prettiest of the ball in her silver sequin-dusted balconette gray gown, which most suited the theme "American Woman: Fashioning A National Identity."

14. Kate Moss - Marc Jacobs (2009)

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"The Model As Muse: Fashion Embodiment" In this Met Gala, no one can compete with Kate Moss. She was the ultimate boss lady, she chose a black dress with feather accents. It was her big return to the Met Gala at the time.

15. Anna Wintour - Karl Lagerfield (2008)

Anna Wintour, the undeniably stylish Vogue editor, turns up the heat in fashion week, wearing a silver dress that topped the theme "Superheroes: Fashion And Fantasy."

16. Jessica Stam - Dior (2007)

She resembles a lovely beaded door hanger. which was perfect for the theme“Poiret: King Of Fashion.

17. Victoria Beckham - Roland Mouret (2006)

Fashionista Victoria, attended the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute to celebrate the exhibition "Anglo Mania," wearing a strapless Roland Mouret gown that perfectly matched her ruby neckpiece.

18. Karolina Kurkova - Viktor & Rolf (2005)

Karolina Kurkova was a girl after our hearts when she wore a simple white one-shoulder dress with the text “I Love You” to the "The House Of Chanel" Gala in 2005.

19. Diana Ross - Gucci (2003)

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Diana Ross set the standard for Met Gala entrances when she showed up in a crimson Gucci gown and matching poncho for the 2003 theme "Goddess: The Classical Mode."

20. Caroline Kennedy - Carolina Herrera (2001)

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of Jacqueline Kennedy, attended the event in a white Carolina Herrera gown with elbow-length gloves that matched her mother's immaculate style to the theme "The White House Years."

21. Amber Valletta - Versace (1999)

Amber Valetta's spiraling jumpsuit was a perfect fit for the 1999 Met Gala’s theme "Honorary Chairs."

22. Martha Stewart - Grazia (1998)

Martha Stewart attended the Costume Institute in 1998, attired in what can only be described as a bedazzled version of the gown, for the theme“Honorary Chairs”.

23. Madonna - Versace (1997)

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The theme was "Gianni Versace," and Madonna walked in wearing Ingrid Casares, stealing the show with her fashion statement.

24. Princess Diana - Dior (1996)

At the 1996 gala honoring Christian Dior's legacy, the princess of Wales undoubtedly stole the show in a lingerie-inspired silk slip dress teamed with a pearl and turquoise choker.

25. Gwyneth Paltrow - Calvin Klein (1995)

So, in keeping with the theme of the 1995 Met Gala, "Haute Couture", Gwyneth wore an ice blue slip dress.

26. Nadja Auermann (1994)

Nadja Auermann, a German runway model and actress, deliberately paired bold red lips with a deep purple slip dress, and the result was bombastic. The theme was “Orientalism: Visions Of The East In Western Dress”.

28. Christy Turlington (1992)

Christy Turlington appeared as a modern-day Audrey Hepburn on the red carpet at the 1992 Met Gala, which was themed "Fashion And History: A Dialogue," wearing a pearl choker and curls embroiled into a vintage knot.

28. Lynda Carter (1990)

 Lynda Carter steals the show at the Met Gala with her ostentatious gown and outrageous headpiece, which fit the theme "Fashion Dolls: The Survival of Haute Couture."

29. Cher (1985)

Not surprisingly, Cher wore two of the most talked-about Met Gala gowns. In 1985, she wore a Bob Mackie gown. It was one of the first "naked costumes" to be worn, with a pure organza gown, white-feathered sleeves, and a white feathered skirt. Which was apt to the theme “Costumes Of Royal India”.

30. Iman (1982)

Iman looked stunning in a sparkling gold ensemble complete with a body chain and oversized hoop earrings, and the theme was "La Belle Epoque".

Met Gala has always been in highlight because of the fancy lifestyle shown up by the celebs at the event. Here are the best 30 Met Gala dresses that define fashion.

Share this list with the fashion geeks. Also, let me know your favorite of these Met Gala dresses in the comment box.


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