Gallery: ‘Heavenly Bodies’ At Met Gala Red Carpet

by Kim Boateng Posted on May 8th, 2018

New York City, USA: New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art rolled out the red carpet for the Met Gala, the annual party for its spring exhibition with the theme “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” on Monday.

The first Monday in May annually brings together the great and the good from the realms of fashion, music and film for the Met Gala

A fundraising benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the event welcomes celebrity stars, young creatives, and industry paragons alike. And the excitement doesn’t stop there—the gala also signifies the highly anticipated grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibition:

Rihanna served as a co-chair for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute’s annual event, and, as usual, shut down the carpet with her pope-inspired look. The singer wore a strapless, pearl-and-crystal embellished Margiela Artisanal gown by John Galliano, complete with a matching headpiece reminiscent of a papal mitre, an elaborately decorated hat.

Cardi rocked a Moschino white beaded gown and headpiece as she walked the red carpet with designer Jeremy Scott. Her fiancé, Offset, for his part, attended the event with his hip-hop trio, Migos.

The rapper, 25, confirmed she is expecting her first child with Offset during her performance of “Be Careful” on Saturday Night Live on April 7. Cardi announced later that month that she will be taking a break from performing due to her pregnancy.

“Like a Prayer” singer Madonna definitely got in on this year’s theme by wearing French fashion designer, Jean Paul Gaultier. A cross-like bodice was paired with a floor-length black skirt. Madge completed the look by holding black roses, of course.

“Scandal” star Kerry Washington donned a long-sleeved golden look and she made a statement by wearing her natural hair which had fashionistas gasping.

Katy Perry walked the carpet in a Versace gold link dress with matching thigh-high boots. She completed her look with over-sized gold and cream angel wings.

Kim Kardashian Stunned as she flaunted her curves in a skin-tight versace gown that was embellished with crucifixes.

So, who is Nigeria Circle News pick for best dressed at Met Gala? Hint: See who we have featured the most in our gallery.

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Kim Boateng

Kim Boateng

With a Degree in Environmental Sciences, Kim the self professed jack of all trades and master of some simply "goes there" and brings a level of attention and detail to Nigeria Circle's quest for excellence in investigative journalism that sets her apart. Before journalism she worked in Safety, Quality Assurance and Control in several industries.
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