The Met Gala 2024, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on May 6, unfolded under the theme "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion." This gala spotlighted a captivating display of 250 pieces from the museum's collection, each echoing the eternal recurrence of fashion and drawing inspiration from nature.

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At the event, Tyla turned heads in a stunningly original dress by Balmain, designed to embody the subtheme "The Garden of Time." The dress, crafted from a sand-like material, was not only a nod to avant-garde fashion but also a tribute to the evening's overarching theme. It was so elaborately constructed that Tyla required assistance ascending the gala's iconic staircase, her ensemble serving as a bold statement on the fusion of nature and time.

Anok Yai metgala2024

Anok Yai was a vision in a Swarovski crystal-encrusted gown that shimmered with 98,000 crystals. Styled by Carlos Nazario, the gown’s design drew parallels with the elegance of a jellyfish, complete with bugle bead fringes and a pannier-style skirt that flared at the hips. Anok’s look was accentuated with sheer opera gloves and a Piers Atkinson mask, lending a futuristic touch to her ethereal appearance.

Kim Kardashian metgala

Kim Kardashian graced the red carpet in a Maison Margiela gown by John Galliano, featuring a metal lace overlay that resonated with the event's theme through its shimmering, spectral beauty. Her ensemble, characterized by its refined glamour, underscored her influence as a style icon.

Keke Palmer met gala

Keke Palmer showcased a dramatic Marc Jacobs gown that she described as a symbol of "rising from the ashes." Her choice reflected the gala's theme superbly, with a silhouette that sparkled with intricate embellishments, highlighting her evolving artistic and fashion-forward journey.

Irina Shayk metgala

Irina Shayk captivated onlookers in a Swarovski gown that represented the element of Air. This crystal mesh couture piece, taking over 200 hours to create and featuring 84,000 crystals, married luxury with the gala's theme through its stunning detail and airy elegance.

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Taylor Russell made an impressive appearance in a custom Loewe gown by Jonathan Anderson. Paired with vintage Fred Leighton jewelry, her attire beautifully married modern design with classic elegance, perfectly capturing the spirit of "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion."

Written by Angela Gaote