Met Gala 2024! Celebrities, Couture and Surprises


As the calendar flips to May, anticipation bubbles over for the most glamorous night in fashion: the Met Gala. Each year, the Met Gala never fails to amaze us, with celebrities showcasing high-end fashion in a spectacle that is nothing short of lavish.

Met Gala was initiated in the year 1948 by publicist Eleanor Lambert, initially intended to encourage donations from New York's high society and the fashion industry. In its early years, the event was simply a midnight dinner, and the tickets were fifty dollars each.

Over the decades, the Met Gala evolved into a more elaborate affair, especially after Vogue's editor-in-chief Anna Wintour took over as chair in 1995. Wintour transformed it into a glamorous, high-profile event that attracts celebrities, and designers from around the globe. Under her leadership, the Gala has become the fashion industry’s premier annual red-carpet event, often referred to as the "Oscars of the East Coast."

A little bit of an overview

The Met Gala, officially known as the Costume Institute Benefit, is a major annual fundraising gala held in New York City. It marks the opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion exhibit. Each year, the event features a theme that corresponds with the upcoming exhibit at the museum, and the attendees are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the year, making for an extravagant and glamorous evening.

The Met Gala is considered one of the most notable sources of funding for the Costume Institute, and it has become a significant event in the fashion and entertainment industries. Celebrities, designers, and artists from around the world attend, often dressed in elaborate outfits designed by the world's most prominent fashion houses and designers.

The event is presided over by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, who has been a chair member of the gala since 1995. The night is celebrated with a formal dinner during which the new exhibition is unveiled.

Beyond its role as a fundraiser, the Met Gala is also one of the most-watched fashion events of the year, providing an opportunity for stars to make bold fashion statements and for designers to showcase their creativity and innovation on a global stage.

The Theme of Met Gala 2024

The theme for the Met Gala 2024, "The Garden of Time," is inspired by J.G. Ballard's 1962 short story. This metaphorical and somewhat ethereal theme invites a broad interpretation.

Co-chairs of Met Gala 2024

The 2024 Met Gala was co-chaired by celebrities Zendaya, Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny, and Chris Hemsworth, with honorary co-chairs including Jonathan Anderson, the creative director of Loewe, and Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok.

Highlights from the Met Gala 2024 Red Carpet

Zendaya : Captivated the audience with two distinct looks: a custom Margiela ensemble and a vintage Givenchy dress from Spring 1996.

Jennifer Lopez : Dazzled in a sparkling dress from Schiaparelli.

Bad Bunny : Stood out in a sculptural Margiela suit.

Chris Hemsworth : Exuded elegance in a sleek Tom Ford suit.

Nicki Minaj : Wore a Marni dress adorned with hand-painted metal flowers.

Gigi Hadid : Impressed in a Thom Browne three-dimensional floral ballgown.

Adwoa Aboah : Brought drama with a veiled Alexander McQueen outfit featuring an antlered headpiece.

Lana Del Rey : Exuded elegance in a sleek Tom Ford suit.

Tyla : Transformed with a Balmain gown that hugged her figure like a second skin.

Josh O'Connor, Morgan Spector, Stefon Diggs : The gentlemen were notably dapper, each in contemporary tailored looks from Loewe, Willy Chaverria, and H&M, respectively.

Cardi B : Made a dramatic late entrance in a billowing, layered Giambattista Valli gown.

Michael Shannon : Accessorized his Balenciaga suit with a unique potato-chip-bag handbag.

Indians at the Met Gala 2024

Alia Bhatt : Wore a custom mint green Sabyasachi sari studded with real gems and a 23-foot-long train, styled by Anaita Shroff Adajania. This followed her 2023 debut in a pearl-embellished Prabal Gurung gown.

Natasha Poonawalla : Appeared in a custom John Galliano for Margiela ensemble, paired with Christian Louboutin platforms. Her previous Met Gala look in 2022 featured a Sabyasachi x Schiaparelli golden sari.

Mona Patel : Forbes Next 1000 honoree debuted in an Iris van Herpen gown designed by Law Roach inspired by fluttering butterflies, featuring 3D butterflies on the sleeves.

Sudha Reddy : Hyderabad-based billionaire attended in a Tarun Tahiliani ivory silk dress, accessorized with her personal 180-carat Amore Eterno necklace and 25-carat diamond rings.

Who can attend the Met Gala?

The Met Gala is an exclusive, invitation-only event. Attendees are typically celebrities from the realms of fashion, film, music, and art, along with a mix of designers and influential figures within these industries. The guest list is carefully curated by Vogue's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, who has chaired the gala since 1995. The selection often includes those who have made significant impacts in their respective fields, as well as emerging stars deemed as influential or pivotal cultural figures.


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