Met Gala 2022: From Blake Lively’s dress transformation to Kim Kardashian's Marilyn Monroe look, here are some of the epic fashion statements

The Met Gala 2022, which took place on May 2 (EST) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, saw some epic fashion moments from celebrities, including Indian cultural representation from socialite Natasha Poonawalla, Blake Lively's dress transforming to an ode to New York architecture, Billie Eilish making a statement on sustainability by opting for an upcycled Gucci gown. The theme and dress code for this year was ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion’, or ‘Gilded Glamour’.

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Blake Lively at the Met Gala 2022
Blake Lively at the Met Gala 2022
Blake Lively initially arrived in a grand bronze and rose gold Versace gown while her husband Ryan Reynolds was in a brown velvet suit.
Blake Lively initially arrived in a grand bronze and rose gold Versace gown while her husband Ryan Reynolds was in a brown velvet suit.
However, Blake’s gown then transformed into a shimmery layer of baby blue after a bow was pulled.
However, Blake’s gown then transformed into a shimmery layer of baby blue after a bow was pulled.
Socialite Natasha Poonawalla brought in some Indian cultural representation. She wore a shimmering gold, handcrafted, printed tulle sari that was paired with a hand-forged metal bustier in gold.
Socialite Natasha Poonawalla brought in some Indian cultural representation. She wore a shimmering gold, handcrafted, printed tulle sari that was paired with a hand-forged metal bustier in gold.
Kylie Jenner opted for a contemporary twist on a wedding gown designed by Off-White’s founder, the late Virgil Abloh
Kylie Jenner opted for a contemporary twist on a wedding gown designed by American fashion label Off-White’s founder, the late Virgil Abloh.
Kim Kardashian wore a crystal-embellished gown last worn by Marilyn Monroe six decades ago when she serenaded the US president John F Kennedy for his birthday.
Kim Kardashian wore a crystal-embellished gown last worn by Marilyn Monroe six decades ago when she serenaded the US president John F Kennedy for his birthday.
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson
Kendall Jenner's ensemble included sheer black top and a gigantic black ruffled skirt. She paired her look with a simple pair of diamond earrings, massive lashes and bleached eyebrows.
Meanwhile, Kendall Jenner's ensemble included a sheer black top and a gigantic black ruffled skirt. She completed her look with a simple pair of diamond earrings, massive lashes and bleached eyebrows.
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian wore quirky matching black skirts to the event, with Kourtney flashing some leg with a high slit, and Travis looking stylish in a pleated kilt.
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian wore quirky matching black skirts to the event, with Kourtney flashing some leg with a high slit, and Travis looking stylish in a pleated kilt.
Dakota Johnson made an appearance in a custom-made, black, sheer jumpsuit designed by Gucci that had floral work and silver tassels all over. SHe paired it with a ruby-red robe
Dakota Johnson made an appearance in a custom-made, black, sheer jumpsuit designed by Gucci that had floral work and silver tassels all over. She paired it with a ruby-red robe.
Ariana DeBose paid homage to her historic Oscar win (being the first openly gay woman to bag an Oscar) with her shimmering strapless Moschino gown. She was accompanied by designer Jeremy Scott.
Ariana DeBose paid homage to her historic Oscar win (being the first openly gay woman to bag an Oscar) with her shimmering strapless Moschino gown. She was accompanied by designer Jeremy Scott.
Hailey Bieber went for a sinfully elegant white Saint Laurent gown that she paired with black stockings and a long train.
Hailey Bieber went for a sinfully elegant, white Saint Laurent gown with a long train that she paired with black stockings.
Cardi B stunned the audience with a custom-made, embellished, formfitting gold gown designed by Versace
Meanwhile, Cardi B stunned the audience with a custom-made, embellished, formfitting gold gown designed by Versace.
Awkwafina too, like many other celebrities at the event, opted for a pale pink and red gown by Gucci.
Awkwafina too, like many other celebrities at the event, opted for a pale pink and red gown by Gucci.
Cara Delevingne initially showed up in a red Dior Haute Couture suit with tails and paired it with a walking stick.
Cara Delevingne initially showed up in a red Dior Haute Couture suit with tails and paired it with a walking stick.
However, she soon removed the jacket and revealed her naked torso covered in shimmering gold body paint. She also had on a pair of gold nipple covers and gold chains that extended down her bust.
However, she soon removed the jacket and revealed her naked torso covered in shimmering gold body paint. She also had on a pair of gold nipple covers and gold chains that extended down her bust.
Cara Delevingne's complete outfit
Cara Delevingne's complete outfit
Olivia Rodrigo dazzled in a sparkling purple Versace gown, complemented with matching butterflies in her hair as a tribute to the silent film stars of the Gilded Age.
Singer Olivia Rodrigo dazzled in a sparkling purple Versace gown that was complemented with matching butterflies in her hair as a tribute to the silent film stars of the Gilded Age.
Katy Perry chose an asymmetrical Oscar de la Renta gown featuring sheer black lace and a super-short skirt beneath its bustled train.
Katy Perry chose an asymmetrical Oscar de la Renta gown featuring sheer black lace and a super-short skirt beneath its bustled train.
Bridgerton star Simone Ashley looked understated but stunning in a ballooning black cape and glittery bronze bodice for her first Met Gala appearance.
Bridgerton star Simone Ashley went for an understated, stunning look in a ballooning black cape and glittery bronze bodice for her first Met Gala appearance.
Jodie Turner-Smith wore a crystal chain bra paired with a pink pleated chiffon skirt over a fringed miniskirt, aiming to showcase the 'over-the-top and fantastical' energy of the Gilded Age.
Jodie Turner-Smith wore a crystal chain bra paired with a pink pleated chiffon skirt over a fringed miniskirt, aiming to showcase the 'over-the-top and fantastical' energy of the Gilded Age.
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner chose outfits by designer Louis Vuitton with the former wearing a pristine white tux and the latter, a floor-length, embellished black gown.
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner chose outfits by designer Louis Vuitton, with the former wearing a pristine white tux and the latter, a floor-length, embellished black gown.
Billie Eilish won the hearts of people with her Gucci silk corset gown that gave off a vibe of 'period drama meets goth punk'. What's more, the outfit is sustainable since it was upcycled!
Billie Eilish won the hearts of people with her Gucci silk corset gown that gave off a vibe of 'period drama meets goth punk'. What's more, the outfit is sustainable since it was upcycled!
Bella Hadid went for an edgy look that was put together with a skin-tight black leather corset by Burberry, a skirt with a high slit, and patterned lace tights.
Bella Hadid went for an edgy look that was put together with a skin-tight black leather corset by Burberry, a skirt with a high slit, and patterned lace tights.
Gigi Hadid looked stunning in a red leather corset and matching skin-tight pants that she paired with red knee-high boots and a dramatic, massive, red jacket.
Gigi Hadid looked stunning in a red leather corset and matching skin-tight pants that she paired with red knee-high boots and a dramatic, massive, red jacket.
Lizzo was dressed in a custom Thom Browne hand-embroidered gold and black coat with a black, curve-hugging gown.
Lizzo was dressed in a custom Thom Browne hand-embroidered gold and black coat with a black, curve-hugging gown.
Naomi Campbell's yellow diamond necklace from Jacob & Co., which she wore with her embellished black Burberry dress, reportedly cost $6.6 million!
Naomi Campbell's yellow diamond necklace from Jacob & Co., which she wore with her embellished black Burberry dress, reportedly cost $6.6 million!
Nicky Minaj wore a black Burberry tiered tulle gown which came with ruffle and feather details. She paired her gown with an oversized belt and a leather ball cap.
Nicky Minaj wore a black Burberry tiered tulle gown which came with ruffle and feather details. She paired her gown with an oversized belt and a leather ball cap.

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