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The Best Dressed Celebrities From the 2024 Met Gala: Dress Made Out Of Sand, 2.5 Million Beads, & More

The Best Dressed Celebrities From the 2024 Met Gala: Dress Made Out Of Sand, 2.5 Million Beads, & More

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By Allison Kong on 07 May 2024

It's the moment we've all been waiting for! Our favourite stars have graced fashion's biggest night, the 2024 Met Gala in New York City on Monday, 6 May 2024.


This year's event had some big names co-chairing, including Jennifer Lopez, Chris Hemsworth, Zendaya, and Bad Bunny. The theme of the night? Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion, with a dress code of The Garden of Time. And of course, hosting as always was Vogue's Anna Wintour at the Costume Institute benefit.

Keep scrolling to see some of the best-dressed stars at the 2024 Met Gala:

#1 Zendaya

Zendaya in Maison Margiela Artisanal by John Galliano creationPhoto from Getty Images

The Challengers star turned heads in a Maison Margiela Artisanal by John Galliano creation, reminiscent of a 1999 Dior design. The one-shoulder gown featured bold royal-blue and emerald-green diagonal stripes on its long trumpet skirt, adorned with fruit-like embellishments on one side of the waist. Completing the dress was a unique fascinator made of net mesh and tulle feathers.

Zendaya in a 1996 piece from John Galliano’s Givenchy eraPhoto from Getty Images

Later in the evening, Zendaya surprised everyone by returning to the bottom of the steps in a stunning black gown from John Galliano’s Givenchy era in 1996. The dress featured a corseted lace-up bodice, long off-the-shoulder sleeves, and a structured peplum hemline. Completing the look was a bouquet-themed fascinator wrapped in black tulle by Philip Treacy for Alexander McQueen in 2006.


#2 Sydney Sweeney

Sydney Sweeney in a Miu Miu tulle gownPhoto from John Shearer/WireImage, Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

Sydney Sweeney, known for her blonde locks, made heads turn with her new look at the 2024 Met Gala. She rocked a Miu Miu tulle gown and leather gloves, giving off a classic Old Hollywood vibe.

#3 Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner in a custom creation by Oscar de la RentaPhoto from Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Kylie chose a classy outfit that matched the evening's theme by resembling a garden statue. She wore a custom creation by Oscar de la Renta. The dress, made of smooth satin in a soft pink color, had a cone-shaped top, a tight waist, and a big flared skirt.

#4 Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny in Maison Margiela's Artisanal Collection by John GallianoPhoto from Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Angela Weiss/Getty Images


Bad Bunny is dressed in an outfit from Maison Margiela's Artisanal Collection by John Galliano. His attire consists of a black satin corset, a navy smoking jacket with black lapels, and a hat made of blue foam covered with blue stocking material.

#5 Lea Michelle

Lea Michelle in Rodarte's aqua gownPhoto from Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

A glowing Lea Michelle stepped onto the red carpet wearing a beautiful aqua gown from Rodarte, complete with a tulle cape. This was just two months after she shared her second pregnancy news. The dress had a neckline adorned with delicately cut straps, each decorated with clusters of white flowers in 3D.

#6 Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid in a flowing white Thom Browne gownPhoto from Getty Images

Hadid wore a white corset dress with off-the-shoulder sleeves and big hips, paired with a white silk coat trimmed in black satin and adorned with 3D yellow roses. It took over 13,500 hours and a team of more than 70 people to handcraft every detail of this look.

#7 Kelsea Ballerini & Chase Stokes


Kelsea Ballerini and Chase Stokes make their Met Gala debutPhoto from John Shearer/WireImage

Kelsea Ballerini looked gorgeous in a pink floral gown with sheer mesh detailing, which took 3500 hours to create. Chase Stokes opted for a stylish black sequin suit, worn without a shirt underneath.

#8 Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams debuts her pink pixie haircut at the 2024 Met GalaPhoto from Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Michelle Williams was sporting a chic pink pixie cut at the Met Gala. She paired it with a silver headband inspired by Coco Chanel’s iconic diamond fringe necklace from 1932. She complemented her new hairstyle with a stylish white chiffon cocktail dress. The dress had puffy off-the-shoulder sleeves and a sheer white top adorned with statement buttons.

#9 Josh O'Connor

Josh O'Connor at the 2024 Met GalaPhoto from Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Josh O'Connor donned a custom suit from Loewe. The suit featured an avant-garde tail train, accessorised with a bow tie brooch from the Loewe x Lynda Benglis collection and hand-beaded Campo Biker boots with floral motifs, stealing the spotlight.


#10 Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj in MarniPhoto from John Shearer/WireImage

Nicki Minaj rocked a vibrant yellow mini dress by Marni on the red carpet. The standout dress was adorned with 3D floral appliqués. She paired it with a matching yellow handbag and styled her hair in a short blunt bob with straight bangs.

#11 Eddie Redmayne & Hannah Bagshawe

Eddie Redmayne & Hannah Bagshawe wore matching custom outfits by Steve O SmithPhoto from Getty Images

Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe wore matching outfits by Steve O Smith. Redmayne's outfit had a wool coat and trousers, while Hannah wore a silk gown with black appliqué.

#12 Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez in Schiaparelli Photo from Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images


Jennifer Lopez dazzled on the red carpet in a tight gown adorned with 2.5 million beads. The dress had a low neckline and a sheer bodice, flowing into a mermaid-style shape. She paired it with platform heels and a gold clutch.

#13 Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner in Givenchy

Kendall Jenner's Givenchy dress, dating back to 1999, is making its debut. During an interview on the Met Gala carpet with Vogue, Jenner mentioned she's the first person to wear the dress, which was previously only seen on a mannequin.

#14 Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X in an oversize off-white suit by LuarPhoto from Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Lil Nas X made a statement in an oversized off-white suit by Luar with shiny silver panels. He accessorised with David Yurman jewellery, including an 18K white gold bracelet and earrings, along with multiple rings. He sported extra long acrylic nails and bleached blond hair, and added a custom Jennifer Behr brooch to complete his look.

#15 Michelle Yeoh


Michelle Yeoh in BalenciagaPhoto from Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images, AFP

Michelle Yeoh, known for her longer hair, debuted a new hairstyle with a silver Balenciaga dress that resembles tin foil. Despite its appearance, Yeoh clarified that the dress is not made of foil, but the fabric has a similar texture. She told People, "No it's not, but the fabric feels like it is. You can mold it. You press it and it feels like it's frozen in time."

#16 Taylor Russell

Taylor Russell wore a dress made of wood by LoewePhoto from Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

Taylor Russell wore a Loewe wooden turtleneck bodice that sculpted to her torso. The piece flowed into a draped white skirt with a beautiful train, featuring glossy stain and hand-painted illustrations of birds and plants.

#17 Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo in Thom Browne's tuxedo covered in pink flower petalsPhoto from John Shearer/Getty Images

Cynthia Erivo wore a Thom Browne two-piece set with tuxedo details, pink petals, and scattered insects, including green praying mantises.

#18 Tyla

Tyla in Balmain sand gownPhoto from Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

Tyla's dress for the 2024 Met Gala was definitely custom-made for her. Her Balmain gown was crafted from sand and shaped to her body. The dress symbolised the passage of time, highlighted by her hourglass-shaped handbag.