CULTURE FASHION

Timeless Elegance: A Recap of the Mesmerizing Met Gala 2024

The glitz, the glamour, the fashion-forward extravaganza – it’s none other than the Met Gala, and this year’s spectacle did not disappoint. Hosted on the first Monday of May, the stars descended upon the Metropolitan Museum of Art to celebrate the theme of ‘The Garden of Time’, drawing inspiration from the J.G. Ballard short story. As the night unfolded, attendees dazzled in vintage, bespoke, and avant-garde ensembles, paying homage to the ethereal theme in captivating ways.

Taylor Russell at the 2024 Met Gala.

Nicki Minaj in Marni

Minaj dazzled in a short yellow Marni dress resembling a living artwork, adorned with papier-mâché-like flowers and brush stroke embellishments, effortlessly blending art and fashion.

Nicki at the 2024 Met Gala.

Demi Moore in Harris Reed

Channeling regal allure, Moore captivated in a dramatic gown by Harris Reed, reminiscent of the Queen of Hearts, featuring 11,000 hours of silk embroidery and crafted from vintage wallpaper, a true testament to couture craftsmanship.

Demi at the 2024 Met Gala.

Jennifer Lopez in Schiaparelli

A shimmering vision, Lopez commanded attention in a custom Schiaparelli gown adorned with over 2.5 million silver foil bugles and beads meticulously hand-embroidered over 800 hours.

Jlo at the 2024 Met Gala.

Taylor Russell in Loewe

Russell radiated elegance in a collaboration with Loewe, donning a structured bodice evoking wood textures paired with a draped white skirt adorned with delicate florals, showcasing her impeccable fashion sense.

Taylor at the 2024 Met Gala.

Zendaya in Margiela

Making a triumphant return to the Met Gala, Zendaya stunned in a floral masterpiece by John Galliano for Maison Margiela, reminiscent of his iconic era at Dior. Her sartorial prowess continued as she graced the red carpet in a Givenchy couture gown from 1996, exuding timeless beauty.

Zendaya at the 2024 Met Gala.

Kendall Jenner in Vintage Givenchy

Jenner made a historic statement in a vintage Givenchy creation from Alexander McQueen’s 1999 collection, marking the gown’s inaugural wear by a living soul and capturing the essence of the ‘sleeping beauty’ theme flawlessly.

Kendall at the 2024 Met Gala.

Gigi Hadid in Thom Browne

Hadid mesmerized in a sculptural Thom Browne ensemble, seamlessly blending the elegance of an evening gown with the structure of a tuxedo jacket, showcasing the collaborative effort of over 70 artisans.

Gigi at the 2024 Met Gala.

Cardi B in Giambattista Valli

Embracing drama and decadence, Cardi B commanded the spotlight in a voluminous black gown by Giambattista Valli, reminiscent of themes from J.G. Ballard’s dystopian narratives, with cascading waves of fabric symbolizing impending chaos.

Cardi B at the 2024 Met Gala.