Met Gala 2022 – “In America: An Anthology Of Fashion “Gilded Glamour”
Met Gala is a fundraising benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts in New York City. The event is open to industry paragons, creatives and celebrities. As to what exactly happens at Met Gala event, it remains unknown to non attendees as guests must abide by a no phone (and therefore no social media)policy during the event.
The Costume institute is hosted a two-part exhibition on the theme of American fashion during 2021 and this year, 2022. Part 1 being “In America: The Lexicon of Fashion”, opened in the Anna Wintour Costume Center on September 18, 2021, and Part 2 being “In America: An anthology of Fashion “Gilded Glamour”.
The 2022 Met Gala took place last night the 2nd of May,2022 in New York City, celebrate second part of of the two-part Costume Institution exhibition. Both shows will be on display through to September 5,2022.
Themed “Gilded Glamour”, this year’s Met Gala was co-chaired by Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Regina King and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Both shows will however be on display through to September 5,2022.
Like always, the event drew celebrities in their numbers and styles to grace the occasion. One the released guest list were Zendaya, Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Reynolds, Alexa Demie, Sydney Sweeney, Doja Cat, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Barbie Ferreira, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Jacob Elordi, Maude Apatow, Lady Gaga, Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker, Hunter Schafer, Rihanna Asap Rocky, Stormi Reid, Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott, Regina King, Taylor Swift, Adele, Lin-Manuel, Cara Delevingne, Olivia Rodrigo, Lisa (Blackpink), Angus Cloud, Lil Nas, Normani, Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Miley Cyrus, Gigi Hadid, Kris Jenner, Jung Ho-Yeon, Lee Jung-Jae, Tom Holland, Hailey Bieber, Justin Bieber, Timothee Chalamet, Madison Beer, Pete Davidson, The Weekend, Rosalia, Camila Cabello, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Jisoo (Blackpink), Madeleine Petsch, Anitta,Shawn Mendes, Donatella Versace, Sza, Rose (Blackpink), Lili Reinhart, Andrew Garfield, Dominic Fike, Zoe Kravitz, Winnie Harlow, Spacey Kacey, Megan Fox and Madonna. It was however indicated in an Instagram post by Met Gala, that the list was not 100% true and thus, must not be entirely believed. But, 80% – 90% of people mentioned were expected to be in attendance.
Guess they did not lie after all.
Adding the cherry to the top of the cake, music sensation, Rihanna who could not attend this year’s Met Gala somehow managed to steal the show with a Marble Statute of her mounted to honour her with a special tribute by The Metropolitan Musuem of Arts. Rihanaa took to her twitter page to thank the musuem and Vogue Magazine for this magnificent tribute
shut down the met in marble! what’s more gilded than that? Lol! Thank you @metmuseum and @voguemagazine for this historic tribute! y’all bad for this one! pic.twitter.com/NawYMd0RpL
— Rihanna (@rihanna) May 3, 2022
There was noticeably quite a lot of black laces, metallic shinny outfit, with dramatic makeup on the Red carpet.
Here are some of the photos of your favorite celebrities who graced the red carpet last night. Be the judges of their sense of fashion and choices for the dress code “Gilded Glamour”.
Photo Credit: Getty Pictures & TMZ