The Met Gala 2023 in honor of the legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld was a night to remember. Fashion royalty from all corners of the world descended upon the Metropolitan Museum in New York, dressed in their most extravagant ensembles paying tribute to the icon. Many of the standout looks were designed by designers close to Lagerfeld's heart, who had worked with him or were inspired by his genius. The theme for the event was "Karl Lagerfeld: A Fashion Legacy."
Lagerfeld, who was widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential designers of the last century, passed away in 2019. He was best known for his work as the creative director of Chanel, a position he held for over thirty years, as well as his collaborations with Fendi and his own eponymous brand.
The decision to honor Lagerfeld at the Met Gala is a testament to his enduring legacy in the fashion industry. His influence can be seen in the designs of countless designers today, and his impact on the world of fashion cannot be overstated.
The Met Gala, which is held annually at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, is one of the most highly anticipated fashion events of the year. The event is known for its extravagant red-carpet looks, with celebrities and designers alike showcasing their most daring and avant-garde designs. The exhibition featured some of the designer's most iconic looks, as well as never-before-seen pieces from his archives.
One of the most memorable looks of the night was worn by singer, Doja Cat. Her stunning gown was designed by Oscar de la Renta. She lived up to her name and came dressed as a full-on feline! Her prosthetics by Malina Stearns and claw-like nails served as praise to Karl’s beloved cat, Choupette. Her feathered dress was a nod to Karl's love of all things cat-related.
Another standout look of the night was by Valentino, worn by none other than Rihanna. Her dramatic white gown was decorated with giant white flowers, accompanied by a favorite accessory of Lagerfeld's- white fingerless gloves. And of course, the singer added her signature bold, matte red lipstick to complete the look.
Assuredly, people were stunned by the Kardashian-Jenners' awaited arrival. Each shined on her own in ensembles paying tribute to Karl by referencing his signature style, which was characterized by bold silhouettes, luxurious fabrics, and an unapologetic approach to fashion. The three sisters continue to prove that to each of their magnificence and uniqueness through their distinct fashion statements.
The Emily in Paris actress delivered an amazing look with Karl’s name embroidered over her gown’s tail in bold silver glittering letters cascading behind her.
Overall, the decision to honor Karl Lagerfeld at the Met Gala is a fitting tribute to one of the most visionary designers of our time. Lagerfeld's influence on fashion continues to inspire designers and celebrities alike, and we can expect to see some extraordinary fashion tributes to his iconic style in the future.
Share This Post On
Leave a comment
You need to login to leave a comment. Log-in