Top 10 MET Gala Looks


Sarah Andrews, Staff Writer

        The Met Gala is an annual event held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where designers and celebrities show off extravagant looks and raise money for various organizations. The Met is exclusive, invite only, and always themed. This year, the theme was In America: A Lexicon of Fashion. Here is Collegedale Academy’s ranking for top ten best dressed of the night.


  1. Ben Platt wearing a 70s-esque denim suit with platforms. Designer: Christian Cowan.

  1. Nikkie de Jager paying homage to an activist in a gorgeous blue dress. Designer: Edwin Oudshoorn Couture.

  1. Lupita Nyong’o in a stunning denim gown— a twist on an American classic. Designer: Versace. 

  1. Quannah Chasinghorse, Indigenous model and activist, channeling Native American aspects into her look. Designer: Peter Dundas.


  1. Barbie Ferreira puts a unique spin on American silhouettes and mediums in this mesmerizing pearl outfit. Designer: Jonathan Simkhai


  1. Emily Blunt wearing a sheer dress adorned with crystals and pearls, as a tribute to Hedy Lamarr. Designer: Miu Miu.


  1. Anok Yai referencing Josephine Baker in a sleek, 30s inspired look. Designer: Oscar de la Renta.

  1. Jennifer Lopez brings western to the red carpet with her dress and matching cowboy accessories. Designer: Ralph Lauren.

  1. Lili Reinhart posing in a dress covered with the 50 state flowers. Designer: Christian Siriano. 

  1. Iman embodies a ray of hope in a stunning golden feather set. Designer: Dolce and Gabbana with Harris Reed.

Honorable mentions:


Yara Shahidi’s outfit is another Josephine Baker tribute. Designer: Dior

Regina King wearing a pin-stripe suit inspired dress. Designer: Micheal Kors

Maluma in a red leather fringe suit. Designer: Versace.