The first Monday in May marks a special time in the fashion calendar. This year was devoted to celebrating the former creative director of Chanel and Fendi. Many celebrities and designers attended the exclusive event, with many talking points throughout the night, including Jared Leto’s ode to Choupette, Lagerfeld’s cat, and Doja Cat’s homage to our feline friends. From pearls to lace, we round up our favourite looks from the night.

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Iconic couple, Rihanna wearing Valentino, and ASAP Rocky wearing Gucci.

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Starting strong, co-chair Dua Lipa looked stunning in a 1992 Chanel bridal runway look.

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Anok Yai wore a custom gown by Prabal Gurung, hand embroidered with sequin paillettes with a mermaid skirt

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Gigi Hadid wore a custom Givenchy draped tulle dress embellished with feathers.

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Imaan Hammam wore a Standing Ground piece that perfectly combined simplicity and elegance.

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As proved by Lizzo wearing a Chanel piece inspired by the Fall 1991 collection, diamonds and pearls are a girl’s best friend.

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Doja Cat gave a sleek feline look in a custom Oscar de la Renta gown for her first Met Gala.

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Prada ambassador Maya Hawke looked ethereal in a white ruffled ensemble.

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Halle Bailey combined a sequin embroidered dress with a ruffle gown by Gucci.

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Mindy Kaling wore a beautifully embroidered gown by SIMKHAI, embellished with pearls and crystals to give the piece a stunning finish.

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Combing the signatures of Chanel and Versace was the idea behind the custom Versace gown Anne Hathaway wore. It had the 90’s Versace supermodel silhouette with Chanel-inspired Swarovski crystals.

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Inspired by her iconic skeleton suit, Phoebe Bridgers was dressed in Tory Burch with a beautiful ivory pearl finish.

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Stella McCartney dressed Aubrey Plaza and Madelyn Cline in looks inspired by the Winter 2023 collection and night’s theme.

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Quannah Chasinghorse was pretty in pink, wearing a layered tulle gown by Prabal Gurung.

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Michelle Yeoh looked truly elegant in a custom Karl Lagerfeld piece.

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With another custom Karl Lagerfeld piece, Cara Delevingne completed the outfit with a Chanel-inspired shag cut wig.

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Alton Mason went bridal in stunning Karl Lagerfeld with notable detailing, complete with a veil.

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Brian Tyree Henry was the moment in this detailed Lagerfeld look, from the ruffles to the beads, he truly understood the assignment.

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Dream team, both Rita Ora and Taika Waititi wore Prabal Gurung.

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One of Lagerfeld’s muses, Gisele Bündchen wore a stunning Chanel piece.

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Karen Nelson wore a custom Christian Siriano gown complete with a train detailed with velvet flowers.

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Icon Naomi Campbell wore a romantic 2010 Spring Chanel piece.

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Adut Akech wore a Carolina Herrera gown embellished with floral embroideries and pearls.

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Ava Max made her Met debut in a Christian Siriano gown complete with over 6,000 pearls and crystals.

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Daisy Edgar Jones wore a Gucci two-piece with white piping and bow details keeping the colour palette classy.

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Jessica Chastain debuted her blonde hair to compliment her Gucci dress with makeup by Charlotte Tilbury.

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Manu Rios wore a custom Karl Lagerfeld suit for his second Met Gala.

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Elle Fanning wore a bespoke Vivienne Westwood dress with ivory lace paired with a crepe jacket.

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Salma Hayek looked stunning in a red Gucci dress with a corset and ruffled skirt.

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