The Met Gala 2022 is a bang! This is the glorious time of year when A-list celebrities ascend to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and give all the spectacle on the red carpet. It's an exciting moment for fashion aficionados everywhere, whether waiting in line outside the museum or wondering what occurs inside the Met Gala and who was on the guest list, all in the world are eagle-eyed at the fashionable moments presented by the stars.
From Met Gala 2021’s theme America: The Lexicon of Fashion, this year, the Met Gala 2022 will carry on the 'In America' theme from the previous year. The dress code for this second installation, titled 'In America: An Anthology of Fashion,' is gilded glamour and white tie. The name is inspired by Mark Twain's novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, and it depicts the current social and political atmosphere.
The dress code appears to be a more sensible approach to America's huge fashion spectrum. It's a reminiscence of the Gilded Age, which lasted roughly from the 1870s to the 1900s. Indeed, the official exhibits for the year will be on display in the Metropolitan Museum's period rooms.
From head to toe to the tip of the lashes, here are the details of some of the star’s gilded fashion and lash glamour on the Met Gala 2022 red carpet!
This celeb made a noise on the red carpet and in the whole wide world! Kim Kardashian just displayed Marilyn Monroe's real 1962 "Happy Birthday, Mr. President'' gown, which was a significant Met Gala 2022 red carpet fashion moment that required a killer beauty to match the look. She has toned down her body in order to crawl inside the dress. Her makeup artist went with the Kardashian motif, giving the diva a soft glam look with fluttery lash extension, taupe smokey eye, a matte nude lip, and a platinum blonde dyed slicked back bun hair. And, like with every Met Gala, Kardashian has attended, she was one of the night's most iconic ensembles. Kim is definitely an expert in turning the spotlights on the Met Gala 2022 red carpet!
Emmy award-winning actress MJ Rodriguez was thrilled to present her unique never before seen rendition of the Met Gala 2022 theme. The inspiration for her outfit is to adopt a look that connects the present period of style and design to the Gilded Age. Her custom silver and gold sequined sleeveless gown with fitted hoodie are paired with doll-inspired lash extensions, intensely moisturized skin, and ethereal radiance glow makeup. Rodriguez is definitely a savage beauty on the red carpet!
Olivia Rodrigo seems to have stepped out of a dream during her attendance at the Met Gala 2022. Her hairstylist adorned her locks with decorative silk organza butterflies and donned a lilac metal mesh dress with a waterfall of "lush, but lived-in waves." A set of hybrid lash extensions and shining violet smokey eyes was worn with a warmed, lit-from-within complexion to spectacular effect, adding to the color story. "I wanted to adorn Olivia like a diva!", her cosmetics artist says. Rodrigo’s glam team drew influence from the opulence of the 1920s dreamy, beautiful silent film era vision while maintaining a young rock star edge. Stacks of spiky lash extensions and strokes of milky white eyeliner added further intensity to her look. Rodrigo’s makeup artist adds, "I placed the white liner over the upper lash line and in the inner corners of the eye to help bring this siren-goddess-meets-rock-star look to life." From head to toe, anyone can agree that this look is well planned!
Cardi B had one of the most spectacular Met Gala 2022 red carpet entrances, arriving in a gold embellished gown that surprisingly matches the design of her car. Her extravagant column gown was a blingy, high-voltage variation on Gilded Age attire. Tulle and seven different types of thick gold chains were used in the design, some of which was punctuated with a brand's insignia. Her designer made a lot of effort to put a kilometer of golden metal chains which was essential to complete the glitzy look of the dress. For her makeup, Cardi B put her cat-eye lash extensions on with extra-pointy liner in the outer eye, her hair in a supermodel-like enormous bouffant and wore her makeup in a neutral, '90s-inspired style. It was a total dedication from head to toe to a look that the Met Gala 2022 deserved!
“125 hours of laborious work and more than 18,000 embroidered elements in order to be made”, is how Lucy Boynton describes her angelic dress Met Gala 2022 in numbers. Her makeup team was inspired by the dress's colors and iridescence, as well as how the light catches and changes how it looks. For her makeup, she wanted it to be unique so she matched it with her dress. She came up with blingy lash extensions paired with subtle blush and pink lips. From head to toe, the diva and her team fascinatingly nailed the Met Gala 2022 Gilded Glamour theme.
Singer Normani wore an all-black designer dress that featured two pieces: a puff-sleeve bra top with a strappy choker neckline and an asymmetrical low-rise mermaid skirt that revealed her midsection. Normani completed her gorgeous up-do with a fascinator (a.k.a. a small flashy hat). Normani's hair was dyed with a darker burgundy hue by her glam squad to contrast with her black attire. They then proceeded with a swept updo that was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s." I wanted to give a homage to the Gilded Age with the beauty marks and reddened cheek, but modernize it with a really flirty, full lash extensions and a tiny pop of color with the green eyeshadow," she explained. Normani really did her assignment well in a fun and flirty way for the Met Gala 2022!
Dove Cameron made a statement on the red carpet at the Met Gala 2022, donning a surreal vision of gilded glamour. The actress wore a futuristic skeletal gown with earrings to fashion's biggest night. For her makeup, she chose to adorn her eyelids with embellishments that resembled her dress and accentuated them with long fluffy lash extensions with pointy cat eyeliner. "It was all about using new technology and textiles to make great fashion, grand design, and cutting-edge modern and futuristic and modern approaches that no one had ever seen before," Cameron added. With this visionary Met Gala 2022 look, we can imagine how fashion will look in the future!
Maisie Williams's Met Gala 2022 ensemble—a black floor-length skirt with small buttons and sharp pleats, a matching bolero, and a white corset—was perfectly in line with the Gilded Glamour theme, as well as her own personal style, which she describes as "transparent, tailored, and expressive" after much thought. "When I initially saw this look, what pulled me in was the contrast between the feminine structure and the tremendous volume," the actress explains. Williams' whole look, which included bleached brows, hybrid lash extensions with smokey winged eyeliner, and a black rhinestone rococo headpiece, is a change from her usual style. "Being someone of such petite size, it's rare for me to wear something like that," she explains. "However, seeing how it looked on the runway and now on me—and the fact that it works on both—is wonderful," Williams added. Nude brows are very much notable and we can definitely predict to hit the red carpet events!
With this bejeweled look, Naomi Campbell is a head-turner on the Met Gala 2022 red carpet! Campbell’s floor-length black dress is embellished with dazzling gems paired with full arm gloves. Her make-up artist also used high-end skincare products to create a magnificent base for the dazzling face gems, ensuring that the supermodel's complexion glowed all night. To accentuate Naomi’s smokey eyes, her makeup artist used classic lash extensions paired with an earth tone palette, pink blush, and shimmer lip color. Naomi definitely nailed the Met Gala 2022 red carpet in her glitzy ensemble!
Megan Thee Stallion dressed in a flashy gold sequined dress with revealing cutouts swooped over her ribs, waist, and thighs that showcase her sexy curves. Her gown is comprised of laser-cut gold leather pieces that seem like feathers which were inspired by the ornate flourishes and carved moldings of an old-money, Gilded Age palace. According to her design director, who sought to mix "all her hotties with a touch of haughtiness as well, "we were inspired by liquid medals and fanciful glamour for Megan's Met Gala 2022 outfit”. “We utilized molten metal hues on her eyelids, maximum volume, and fanned-out lash extensions surrounded by midnight black eyeliner, to enhance her beautiful skin, and concluded with a classic nude lip." said by her makeup artist. This Met Gala 2022 look is definitely well polished for Stallion!
In a fun futuristic floral 3D little dress with sky-high heels and a kinetic crown, supermodel Winnie Harlow looked incredibly stunning on the Met Gala 2022 red carpet. Harlow’s dress is decorated with a large white organza flower-like embellishment, a huge black tribal-inspired applique went across the front of the dress in tendrils like a branch in the middle of the two embellishments. Glass and gold details, white flame-like accents, and transparent gemstones adorned her beautiful headpiece. Harlow kept her cosmetics basic to let the rest of her ensemble take center stage. The model sported a glossy nude lip and sparkly eye makeup with striking bold lash extensions. Harlow’s look definitely looks fashion-forward and finely curated for the Met Gala 2022!
Chlöe Bailey wore an abstract shimmering gold gown with an asymmetrical breast and a structural waist, as well as a thigh-high leg slit at the Met Gala 2022. She also wore two long gold wings as a choker necklace and a pair of shiny gold heels to increase the ante with her accessories. For her makeup, she accentuated her inner eye corner with the same shade of gold as her outfit paired with fluttery long lash extensions, bronzy blush, and super-gloss lip color. Bailey said she chose her outfit because she "wanted to feel extremely grand" on the red carpet. Contoured dress? Make it asymmetrically unique like Bailey!
While there were plenty of feathers, corsets, and ruffles on the Met Gala 2022 red carpet, some celebs went all out to push the dress code to its limit. One of them was Cara Delevingne. The supermodel made her red carpet debut wearing a red cropped jacket and tailored red trousers. She wore it with a pair of red platform pumps and a cane stick in her hand. But, with the second half of her outfit, she ditched her coat and showed off the full extent of the Gilded Glamour motif."It's obviously extremely gorgeous and very glamorous—but there's a hardness to it because that's very Cara," says her makeup artist who created the transfer-proof body paint by blending metallic pigments with a liquid mixing agent. She describes the glam-rock effect as "almost Ziggy Stardust-y," a reference to David Bowie's androgynous appeal. "Cara is always mixing masculine and feminine elements."Gold crystals stood in for winged liner and natural lash extensions, while a long-wear gold pencil accentuated Delevingne's creases. A base of nude lip pencil was overlaid with a shimmering gloss on the lips. If you want a jaw-dropping surprise for your audience, this one is for the books!
If you are looking for a flirty see-through inspiration, here is for you. Vanessa Hudgens is covered in see-through textile from neck to toe, with lace details across the bust, completing the naked dressing's trendy look for the Met Gala 2022. The enormous puffy sleeves, however, give a considerable amount of drama and Lady Danbury-esque beauty to the ensemble. She kept the drama going with sharp cat-eye wing lash extensions complemented with a champagne smokey eye, a delicate pink glossy lip, and wore her hair in an elegantly braided bun. If you are puzzled looking for the gilded glamour theme here, it’s her inner sexiness! Trust us!
From Kris, Kylie, Kourtney, and Khloe to Kendall Jenner, the Met Gala 2022 is a playground and family affair of the Jenner-Kardashians beauties! Donned in a black tulle top with a net embroidered overlay that she designed herself, Kendall wore, a gigantic full black silk-satin skirt with ruched hand-pleated embellishments. The magnificent dress was a homage to Audrey Hepburn's famed dress from the ball scene in My Fair Lady, which Jenner shared on her Instagram story before hitting the red carpet. She is accessorized with a black and gold handbag, and diamond earrings from her famous family's favorite jeweler. She split her hair down the center in waves and completed her ensemble with bleached brows and striking long lash extensions. Elegant fashion plus nude brows, we are looking forward to more looks like this in the upcoming gala Met Gala looks!
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