The Met Gala needs no introduction, but each red carpet ensemble deserves an explanation. This year’s theme continues last year’s “In America A Lexicon Of Fashion” and centers around the Gilded Age. Surely enough, This year’s honored guest explored all the glitz, and glamor America has represented, while others pay a meaningful tribute to the country’s history.
The last to traverse the Met steps was Kim Kardashian, who debuted Marilyn Monroe’s evocative dress from 1962. Kardashian wore the piece of fashion history in public for the first time since the late Marilyn Monroe. Jared Leto and Gucci’s Alessandro Michele pulled a ‘Parent Trap’ as Blake Lively, a co-chair of this year’s event, made a transformative appearance in her custom Versace dress. Lively explained on the red carpet that the color choices represent the patina aging that copper undergoes over time, an ode to New York and the Statue of Liberty.
Here is a look at the Best Dressed at this year’s Met Gala…
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