04052022-LSTC-01.qxd 5/3/2022 11:58 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Shining! Life Billie Eilish American actress Emma Stone, who gained recognition with the film The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel, arrives at the In America: An Anthology of Fashion themed Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. CHANDIGARH | WEDNESDAY | 4 MAY 2022 Venus Williams MET GALA 2022 Fashion & a cause S Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds PHOTOS: REUTERS Kim Kardashian slips into Marilyn Monroe’s dress, Alicia Keys celebrates NY skyline TARS impersonating stars, New York City architecture and names of historic women embroidered on designer gowns... This year’s Met Gala was all about that and more. The theme of the Met Gala 2022 was ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion’, the second part of the Costume Institute’s exhibition, which opened on September 18. The first part of the exhibition was reflected in last year’s theme, ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion’, which was in celebration of all things American Fashion. The colour palette was ruled by dresses and suits in classic black and white, with a few sprinkles of red, pink, blue, and metallic gold and silver. Kim Kardashian attended the Met Gala in one of Marilyn Monroe’s most iconic dresses as she appeared on the red carpet with boyfriend Pete Davidson. Kardashian was dressed in Monroe’s nude gold-beaded body hugger, designed by Jean Louis, which the late cinema icon wore when she sang happy birthday to President John F Kennedy 60 years ago. Channelling her inner Marilyn, The Kardashians star also dyed her hair blonde. QUITE A LIVELY AFFAIR Actor Blake Lively posed for the shutterbugs in an Atelier Versace gown, with actor-husband Ryan Reynolds, who was dressed in a brown velvet suit from Ralph Lauren. For her look, Lively drew inspiration from the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and the blue ceiling of Grand Central Station. Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who last graced the gala two decades ago, made a surprise entry in a deep red gown. Designed by Joseph Altuzarra, the dress was etched with names of historical American women, including Rosa Parks, Abigail Adams, Shirley Chisolm and Madeleine Albright. Elon Musk attended the event in a classic tuxedo with coattails. His date for the evening was his mother and former model Maye Musk. — PTI INDIAN TOUCH Bobby Digi Olisa proposes to Commissioner of New York City Cultural Affairs Laurie Cumbo Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian Natasha Poonawalla attended the event in a Sabyasachi saree. Taking to his Instagram account, Sabyasachi Mukherjee shared all the intricate details of Natasha’s look. In the caption, Sabyasachi Mukherjee wrote, “For me the saree is a truly unique and versatile garment that owns its identity even as it transcends boundaries and geographies. Back when I was a young, as a fashion student I often wondered when I would see the saree at a big global event like the Met Gala.” He mentioned that the saree was made with semi-precious stones, crystals and more. The jewellery worn by Natasha was also by Sabyasachi. TMS c m y b
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