The best on-theme looks at the Met Gala 2024

These celebrities got the memo.

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The themes for the Met Gala 2024, "The Garden of Time" and "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion," provided a multi-layered canvas for interpretation, offering attendees at the Met Gala an opportunity to explore a diverse range of concepts and aesthetics. "The Garden of Time" evokes images of lush landscapes, the passage of seasons, and the timeless beauty of nature's cyclical rhythms. It invites reflections on the ephemeral nature of existence, the enduring allure of the natural world, and the interconnectedness of all things.

On the other hand, "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion" conjures visions of dormant elegance and the revival of iconic styles from the annals of fashion history. It encourages a reconsideration of past trends, a celebration of vintage glamour, and a reinterpretation of classic motifs through a contemporary lens. This theme prompts exploration into the cyclical nature of fashion, where trends are perpetually reborn and reinvented. 

Here's a list of celebrities who not only comprehended but also executed these themes with unforgettable interpretations at the Met Gala 2024.

Mona Patel

Emerging as the breakout star of the evening, Mona Patel captivated the imagination of fashion enthusiasts with her bold choice of attire. Patel mesmerised onlookers in an Iris Van Herpen creation that reimaged the making and mechanics of a modern gown with ornate butterfly motifs that fluttered along her arms. The intricate craftsmanship and innovative design of the gown showcased Patel's avant-garde sense of style, earning her a well-deserved place among the night's best dressed.



Zendaya, known for consistently pushing fashion boundaries, stunned onlookers with not one but two awe-inspiring ensembles, solidifying her status as a style icon on the red carpet. Her first look, a homage to timeless elegance, saw her draped in a John Galliano creation inspired by a 1999 Dior masterpiece. The regal combination of royal blue and emerald green hues had us imagining the lush fruit trees in a verdant garden, exuding an air of sophistication and grace. Not content with just one show-stopping look, Zendaya made a dramatic reappearance later in the evening, donning a black gown from John Galliano's Givenchy era, reminiscent of vintage glamour. 

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey embodied the essence of the theme "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion" with her signature blend of vintage glamour and modern sensibility. Her corseted silk, double georgette, and tulle dress, reminiscent of an Alexander McQueen masterpiece from years past, showcased the artist's timeless beauty and impeccable taste. Channelling the imagery of a waking sleeping beauty wandering through a garden, Rey's presence left a lasting impression, earning her praise for her stunning interpretation of the theme.

Gigi Hadid


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Gigi Hadid graced the red carpet in a flowing white Thom Browne gown. The yellow roses adorning the gown added a touch of whimsy and romance, perfectly complementing Hadid's radiant presence. She captured the essence of the theme while infusing her own modern twist, emerging as one of the best dressed on the carpet once again.



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As the embodiment of time itself, Tyla captivated onlookers with her impeccable creativity. Making her debut at the Met Gala, singer Tyla stunned in a Balmain creation made of sand, a clever reference to the sands of time. Her interpretation of the theme, showcased her attention to detail, earning her a well-deserved place among the night's best dressed. With a flawless execution, we anticipate seeing her grace the best-dressed list for years to come.

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