13 Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion

Katy Perry
Katy Perry’s Met Gala Look (Source: Artnet News)

13 Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion!

After two years of chaos, the 2022 Met Gala is finally back in full swing on its traditional slot of the first Monday of May.

Unforgettable Met Gala Fashion
Unforgettable Met Gala Fashion (Source: Vogue)

The Gala never fails to surprise us with its astounding jewel tones, billowing skirts, and just a whole lot of over-the-top fashion.

So, for this list, we’re looking at the most stunning, ambitious, and buzz-worthy outfits to ever grace the Met Gala.

Quick Overview

Here’s a brief look at the list of Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion.

S.N Fashion Year Theme
13. Cate Blanchett 2007 “Poiret King of Fashion”
12. David and Victoria Beckham 2008 “Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy”
11. Kate Hudson 2009 “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion”
10. Lady Diana 1996 “Christian Dior”
9. Madonna 2013 “PUNK: Chaos to Couture”
8. Kylie and Kendall Jenner 2019 “Camp: Notes on Fashion”
7. Cardi B 2018 “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and The Catholic Imagination”
6. Kim Kardashian 2019 “Camp: Notes on Fashion”
5. Rihanna 2015 “China: Through the Looking Glass”
4. Jared Leto 2019 “Camp: Notes on Fashion”
3. Katy Perry 2018 “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and The Catholic Imagination”
2. Lil Nas X 2021 “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”
1. Lady Gaga 2019 “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

13. Cate Blanchett

Year: 2007

Theme: “Poiret King of Fashion”

Cate Blanchett shimmered onto the red carpet at the 2007s Met Gala in a gold-fringed Balenciaga dress.

Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett Met Gala 2007 (Source: POPSUGAR)

Her blushed makeup and minimal jewelry complimented her look to perfection.

12. David Beckham and Victoria Beckham

Year: 2008

Theme: “Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy”

The Beckhams always bring a certain degree of wow factor whenever they’re attending events together.

Victoria Beckham and David Beckham
Victoria Beckham and David Beckham in 2008 Ball (Source: POPSUGAR)

David wore a straight black Armani suit while Victoria sported a white Giorgio Armani to the 2008 Met ball.

The combination was simple yet elegant.

11. Kate Hudson

Year: 2009

Theme: “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion”

At the 2009 event, Kate Hudson appeared in a fully sequined Grecian-inspired gown.

Kate Hudson in 2009 Met Gala
Kate Hudson in 2009 Met Gala (Source: POPSUGAR)

Her golden dress was perfectly complementing her sleek and slender build.

The dress was designed by her long-time friend and designer Stella McCartney.

10. Lady Diana

Year: 1996

Theme: “Christian Dior”

The evergreen royal beauty Princess D graced the Met Gala red carpet in 1996, dressed in a stunning Dior slip dress.

Lady Diana
Lady Diana 1996 Met Gala (Source: Pinterest)

Her stunning yet simple dress was complemented with a heavy diamond-studded choker.

This navy dress with lace trims is often considered a key piece in fashion history.

9. Madonna

Year: 2013

Theme: “PUNK: Chaos to Couture”

Madonna truly adhered to the theme of the 2013 Met Gala sporting a Givenchy like her other fellow stars.

Madonna 2013 Met Gala
Madonna 2013 Met Gala (Source: POPSUGAR)

Her tartan blazer, Sans trousers, and a wisp of fishnet were on point.

And she probably put as many metallic studs as the fashion house could fasten to her jacket.

8. Kylie and Kendall Jenner

Year: 2019

Theme: “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

The Jenners were definitely one of the most stand-out duos in 2019s Met Gala attendance.

Kylie and Kylie Jenner in 2019 Met Gala
Kylie and Kylie Jenner in 2019 Met Gala (Source: POPSUGAR)

Their feathered and crystal-embellished outfits almost gave put Cinderella and her Evil Sister vibes.

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7. Cardi B

Year: 2018

Theme: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and The Catholic Imagination”

In the 2018 iteration of the Met, Cardi B came dripping in pearls. This was also her first-ever gala.

Cardi B Met Gala 2018
Cardi B Met Gala 2018 (Source: E! Online)

Her white dress was embezzled in pearls, beads, and ornate jewels from top to bottom.

Cardi attended the event with designer Jeremy Scott who accordingly was suited in beads and pearls himself.

6. Kim Kardashian

Year: 2019

Theme: “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

Kim Kardashian‘s 2019 Met Gala did cause quite the buzz, with critics wondering whether it “was camp” or “not camp.”

Kim Kardashian 2019 Met Gala Look
Kim Kardashian 2019 Met Gala Look (Source: People.com)

But for the people, it was her cinched waist dripping wet look that created all the buzz.

This beaded latex dress took designer Thierry Mugler 8 months to complete.

5. Rihanna

Year: 2015

Theme: “China: Through the Looking Glass”

Only someone with Rihanna’s unique sense of style and passion for cultural significance could wear a gown that is incredible without getting completely lost in all those layers of fabric and fur.

Rihanna 2015 Met Gala
Rihanna 2015 Met Gala (Source: nogracias.org)

The canary yellow and fur-trimmed gown with its massive train dazzled the crowds and fellow celebs.

The design featured a cape with waves of embroidered florals indigenous to ancient Chinese culture and fabrics.

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4. Jared Leto

Year: 2019

Theme: “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

Not many people would show up at the Met Gala with a replica of their own head like Jared Leto.

Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion- met-gala-jared-leto
Jared Leto Arrives at Met Gala (source: Today Show)

Clad in Gucci, the actor wore a silky red high-neck gown, complete with shoulder pads and a jewel-encrusted body chain, while carrying his own head on the Met Gala red carpet.

But Jared wasn’t the first to do so. He simply recreated the moment, which was performed by Gucci a while back.

3. Katy Perry

Year: 2018

Theme: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and Catholic Imagination”

Katy Perry literally stole the wings of an Angel for the 2018 event.

Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion- Katy Perry
Katy Perry at Met Gala Wearing Wings (Source: Vogue)

Her thigh-high gold boots and shiny golden dress gave off all the angelic and celestial vibes.

Katy even got into character when she took a moment to get into a prayer pose at the steps of the Met Gala.

2. Lil Nas X

Year: 2021

Theme: “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”

In his first time attending the Met Gala, Lil Nas certainly made a stellar debut.

Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion- Lil Nas X 2021 Met Gala
Lil Nas X 2021 Met Gala (Source: British Vogue)

The rapper was clad in not one but three grandiose outfits designed by Donatella Versace.

The first was an ornate gold cape that hid a golden suit of armor underneath, which the star further shed to reveal a slithered-out skinny bodysuit.

1. Lady Gaga

Year: 2019

Theme: “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

Perhaps the most eccentrically dressed person in the 2019 Met Gala, the Gala’s camp theme was tailor-made for Lady Gaga.

Unforgettable Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion- Lady Gaga Met Gala 2021 Look
Lady Gaga Met Gala 2019 Look (Source: POPSUGAR)

Never failing to find the balance between dazzling and over the top, the Oscar-winning musical sensation arrived at the even engulfed in a hot pink cape gown designed by Brendon Maxwell.

Gaga went on to shed her elaborate train and bow, revealing a series of other dresses underneath, giving off the effects of a Russian doll.

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