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MET Gala 2023: Rihanna, Jared Leto, Doja Cat turn heads in black-and-white outfits at the New York event

This year's theme for the exhibit was Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty to honour the fashion designer who passed away in 2019

Smera Marcia Toppo Calcutta Published 02.05.23, 02:32 PM

Rihanna, Jared Leto and Doja Cat grabbed eyeballs on the red carpet of the 2023 MET Gala in black-and-white outfits to honour late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s iconic Chanel bridal couture range. The prestigious annual fashion event, held in New York on Tuesday (IST), was themed ‘Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty’ as a tribute to Lagerfield, who died in 2019.

Priyanka Chopra showed up in a Valentino black strapless dress with leather gloves along with a black cape, while Nick Jonas opted for a classic black blazer, black trousers and a white shirt.
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Priyanka Chopra showed up in a Valentino black strapless dress with leather gloves along with a black cape, while Nick Jonas opted for a classic black blazer, black trousers and a white shirt.

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Rihanna made a statement in a custom Valentino silk faille dress with a 5-metre-long train. The dress was embellished with 30 camelias, 500 petals and 25 leaves.
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Rihanna made a statement in a custom Valentino silk faille dress with a 5-metre-long train. The dress was embellished with 30 camelias, 500 petals and 25 leaves.

Doja Cat surprised everyone in a feline look consisting of an Oscar De La Renta custom gown with a white feather train. Her cat-inspired makeup look was a tribute to Karl Lagerfield’s beloved cat Choupette.
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Doja Cat surprised everyone in a feline look consisting of an Oscar De La Renta custom gown with a white feather train. Her cat-inspired makeup look was a tribute to Karl Lagerfield’s beloved cat Choupette.

Jared Leto also paid homage to Choupette and wore a realistic cat suit to the red carpet.
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Jared Leto also paid homage to Choupette and wore a realistic cat suit to the red carpet.

Lil Nas X made a statement in a silver Dior thong and painted his entire body ivory. The Rapper-singer also embellished his body with pearls and crystals.
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Lil Nas X made a statement in a silver Dior thong and painted his entire body ivory. The Rapper-singer also embellished his body with pearls and crystals.

Florence Pugh shaved off her hair and walked the red carpet in a white Valentino dress with bow detail and a feather crown.
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Florence Pugh shaved off her hair and walked the red carpet in a white Valentino dress with bow detail and a feather crown.

Isha Ambani looked stunning in a black satin sari gown by Prabal Gurung. The hand-embellished sari was paired with a Chanel bag and diamond jewellery.
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Isha Ambani looked stunning in a black satin sari gown by Prabal Gurung. The hand-embellished sari was paired with a Chanel bag and diamond jewellery.

Kendall Jenner wore a sequined black Marc Jacobs bodysuit with a matching cape sleeve attached to it.
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Kendall Jenner wore a sequined black Marc Jacobs bodysuit with a matching cape sleeve attached to it.

Wednesday star Jenna Ortega wore custom Thom Browne for the MET Gala. The outfit consisted of a cropped jacket, a black peau de soie corset dress and a black silk organza shirt.
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Wednesday star Jenna Ortega wore custom Thom Browne for the MET Gala. The outfit consisted of a cropped jacket, a black peau de soie corset dress and a black silk organza shirt.

(L-R) MET Gala co-chairs Penelope Cruz and Dua Lipa showed up in vintage Chanel outfits. Penelope stunned in a 1988 gown with a shawl collar, while Dua wore a corseted dress from the house’s 1992 haute couture fall-winter collection.
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(L-R) MET Gala co-chairs Penelope Cruz and Dua Lipa showed up in vintage Chanel outfits. Penelope stunned in a 1988 gown with a shawl collar, while Dua wore a corseted dress from the house’s 1992 haute couture fall-winter collection.

Jeremy Pope turned heads in a custom Karl-inspired cape and flared pants by Balmain for the 2023 Met Gala.
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Jeremy Pope turned heads in a custom Karl-inspired cape and flared pants by Balmain for the 2023 Met Gala.

Rita Ora went for a Prabal Gurung black silk tulle corseted gown draped with silk chiffon tulle.
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Rita Ora went for a Prabal Gurung black silk tulle corseted gown draped with silk chiffon tulle.

Jackson Wang showed up in head-to-toe Louis Vuitton and paid homage to Lagerfeld's signature look. His outfit featured a cropped embellished jacket paired with black leather gloves and skinny-fit pants.
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Jackson Wang showed up in head-to-toe Louis Vuitton and paid homage to Lagerfeld's signature look. His outfit featured a cropped embellished jacket paired with black leather gloves and skinny-fit pants.

Halle Bailey looked dreamy in a custom Gucci sequin-embroidered gown and ruffle coat.
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Halle Bailey looked dreamy in a custom Gucci sequin-embroidered gown and ruffle coat.

Kristen Stewart opted for a Chanel suit consisting of baggy trousers and a cropped jacket and tie.
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Kristen Stewart opted for a Chanel suit consisting of baggy trousers and a cropped jacket and tie.

Anne Hathaway wore a custom Versace Atelier gown to the event. The bodycon gown, made of gold thread French tweed, was paired with a tweed motorcycle jacket and long gloves.
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Anne Hathaway wore a custom Versace Atelier gown to the event. The bodycon gown, made of gold thread French tweed, was paired with a tweed motorcycle jacket and long gloves.

Kim Kardashian wore a 50,000 pearl-adorned naked dress inspired by her famous 2007 Playboy photoshoot for the event. The look was accessorised with white puff sleeves and a diamond choker.
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Kim Kardashian wore a 50,000 pearl-adorned naked dress inspired by her famous 2007 Playboy photoshoot for the event. The look was accessorised with white puff sleeves and a diamond choker.

Rapper Bad Bunny showed up in style in a custom white Jacquemus suit with rose adorning the sleeves and an open back.
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Rapper Bad Bunny showed up in style in a custom white Jacquemus suit with rose adorning the sleeves and an open back.

Cara Delevingne honoured Lagerfeld by recreating his silver-grey hair on the red carpet. The supermodel wore a custom low-neck white dress by the late fashion designer with fingerless black gloves and knee-high socks.
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Cara Delevingne honoured Lagerfeld by recreating his silver-grey hair on the red carpet. The supermodel wore a custom low-neck white dress by the late fashion designer with fingerless black gloves and knee-high socks.

Conan Gray suited up in Balmain. He opted for a fringed tweed jacket with hand-embroidered pearls, a signature high v-neck tailored collar and a black pearl-embroidered fan.
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Conan Gray suited up in Balmain. He opted for a fringed tweed jacket with hand-embroidered pearls, a signature high v-neck tailored collar and a black pearl-embroidered fan.

Janelle Monae wore a custom Thom Browne oversized coat in black and white with a circular tulle pannier dress.
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Janelle Monae wore a custom Thom Browne oversized coat in black and white with a circular tulle pannier dress.

Simu Liu wore custom Versace to the MET Gala, opting for a double-breasted blazer with a high-neck collar and a custom tie pin.
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Simu Liu wore custom Versace to the MET Gala, opting for a double-breasted blazer with a high-neck collar and a custom tie pin.

Chinese singer-songwriter Cai Xu Kun wore a black Prada coat with crystal embroidery and tie, paired with black trousers and a white shirt.
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Chinese singer-songwriter Cai Xu Kun wore a black Prada coat with crystal embroidery and tie, paired with black trousers and a white shirt.

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