From Sketch to Dress, This Is How Ariana DeBose’s Met Gala Gown Came to Life

“What does gilded glamour mean to me?” Jeremy Scott asks, musing on the creative origins of his designs for this year’s Met Gala red carpet. “Well, gilded glamour to me means gold!” We’d expect nothing less from fashion’s greatest showman, who remembers hearing the announcement of the theme and feeling like it was kisme: His … Read more

Naomi Campbell Reveals How a Supermodel Gets Ready to Sparkle at the Met Gala

The dress code called for gilded glamour, and Naomi Campbell upped the sparkle quotient significantly when she glided onto the Met Gala 2022 red carpet in her black Burberry gown. Not only was the British supermodel’s dress covered with the Burberry knight motif—picked out in crystals that caught the light as the flashbulbs popped—but her … Read more

In Praise of Met Gala Minimalists

Julianne Moore breezed into the Met wearing a column of white Tom Ford, and it was glorious. The red carpet at the Costume Institute Gala is famed for its bombastic fashion moments, but Oscar winner Moore kept things subtle. Her understated look was a tribute to an understated Oleg Cassini gown Jacqueline Kennedy-Onasis wore to … Read more

Angel Hour! Watch Miranda Kerr, Lily Aldridge, and Jasmine Tookes Get Ready for The Met Gala

Miranda Kerr—having graced countless magazine covers, runways, and red carpets over the years—knows something about glamor. When she opens the door to her suite at The Carlyle, Kerr, barefaced in a floral robe and messy bun, still exudes an old Hollywood star power. “All the girls are in here,” she says, leading Vogue cameras down … Read more

Kim Kardashian Reveals Her Second Marilyn Monroe Met Gala Dress

At the Met Gala on Monday, few looks were as hotly anticipated as Kim Kardashian’s—especially following the jaw-dropping black Balenciaga bodysuit that covered her from head to toe last September. Thankfully, she had a similarly unexpected trick up her sleeve for the second half of the museum’s “In America” exhibition, this time in the form … Read more

Rosalía Brought the Gilded Age Into the Future for the Met Gala

Rosalía’s custom Met Gala outfit hit all the hallmarks of a Gilded Age gown: heavily structured corset, cascade of ruffles and embellishment, and off-the-shoulder sleeves with plenty of volume. All elements ripped from a John Singer Sargent painting. However, if you didn’t know where the singer was headed, you probably wouldn’t have known that it … Read more

The Night We Met: See Met Gala Attendees Transform Into Masterworks

Entrance to the Met Gala may be famously exclusive, but an invitation to join the treasures that hang on its storied walls? That’s a whole different definition of iconic. (Technically it’s the original one.) To celebrate In America: An Anthology of Fashion, director Bardia Zeinali captured various attendees in their gilded, glamorous best as they … Read more