By:Amy Rosner By:Amy Rosner | May 2, 2022 | Style & Beauty
The Met Gala is the biggest night of the year: the pinnacle of all things glitz and glamour.
Speaking of glamour, tonight’s theme is a reference to New York’s Gilded Age, a period of immense growth and propensity.
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There is no better way to celebrate this transformative era than with 21st-century tastemakers: the people who have shaped our culture’s sense of fashion, and beyond.
Tonight’s gala supports the Met's "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" exhibit, which is just as stunning as the gowns you see on the red carpet.
Keep reading for the ten most fabulous looks of the evening.
Our favorite former HSM star arrives on the red carpet in a pushing-the-boundaries sheer black gown. Racy, lacy, and very little in between, and we are here for it!
Bow down! Hollywood's hottest couple shows up to the 2022 Met Gala like fashion royalty. Lady Lively pays homage to New York City with her multi-layered Versace gown, illustrating the statue's transformation from copper to green.
Ms. Monáe understood the assignment. Not only is this bedazzled Ralph Lauren dress breathtaking, but it also represents Janelle herself: the duality between decadence and the working class.
Our girl Carrie Bradshaw is beaming from her couch, with a cosmo in hand of course. SJP returns to the Met Gala steps looking as glamorous as ever. As Camille Kostek best put it, she's looking "sexy in the city!"
The 15-time Grammy Award-winner is putting the empire in empire state of mind. It's glitz, it's glamour, it's New York City at its absolute finest. When it comes to this creative visionary, the sky(line) is the limit.
A fashion icon on and off the carpet, Harlow is wowing in Iris Van Harpen's vertebrae-inspired look. Constantly defying expectations, the supermodel is on theme with a uniquely Winnie flair.
Harvey puts a modern twist on the classic Gilded Glamour theme, and it's absolutely stunning. And can we take a moment of silence for the abs?! Definitely the best accessory on the carpet.
It's old Hollywood glam, and we cannot get enough! In this stunning Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello gown, Hailey is having a girl's night done right. Effortlessly glowing, it's no surprise she was asked about her skincare routine. It's giving "glazed donut."
The first Queer African American woman to win an Oscar, Debose is revolutionizing the industry one day at a time. And the only thing shinier than the West Side Story star's trophy is her brilliantly gold gown. Courtesy of Jeremy Scott, Ariana is literally dripping in gilded glamour.
Tristan Thompson is shaking in his boots. Khloé has come a long way since the Keeping Up premiere in 2007. The definition of sheer opulence, Kween Koko is the contemporary version of gilded glamour.
Photography by: Kevin Mazur/MG22/Getty Images For The Met Museum/Vogue, Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, John Shearer/Getty Image, Mike Coppola/Getty Images, Jamie McCarthy/Getty Image