Met Gala 2023 Karl Lagarfeld

The 2023 Met Gala has come and gone, and successfully stunned audiences once again with A-list celebrity appearances, showstopping glamor, and over-the-top red carpet fashion. But don’t let the fun stop there! Here’s how you can recreate the looks from fashion’s biggest night using Zelouf Fabrics.

1. Salma Hayek in Gucci 

Selma Hayek Gucci Met Gala

This year’s theme, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line Of Beauty,” called for a mix of drama, sensuality, and sophistication. The actor served all that and more in a glossy red corset and flowing, tiered tulle skirt. To recreate this voluminous crimson gown at home, try layering Zelouf Sheer Tulle in Breezy Cerise. And remember: more is more. 

Read more about how to style tulle on our blog.


2. Ashley Graham in Harris Reed

Ashley Graham Harris Reed Met Gala

Inspired by archival Chanel, Nina Ricci creative director Harris Reed created this stunning off-the-shoulder silhouette for the supermodel. Want to feel pretty in pink? Recreate Graham’s bodycon look with our Silky Stretch Satin in Sophia Pink


3. Elle Fanning in Vivienne Westwood

Elle Fanning Vivienne Westwood Met Gala

Actor Elle Fanning brought a springtime vibe to the Met steps this year, paying homage to Lagerfeld’s bridal designs. An eyelet lace dress is versatile for formal and casual occasions alike, and is a perfect DIY project for the ambitious home sewist. Recreate this delicate piece with Zelouf Stella Eyelet Embroidery Stripe Voile

For tips on sewing lace, check out our helpful guide. 


4. Glenn Close in Erdem

Glenn Close Erdem Met Gala

Designer Erdem Moralıoğlu wanted to create a look for Glenn that was as magnetic as she is, using the elegance of historical costume as inspiration. The sparkling mint sequins add an ethereal element to Close’s dazzling evening gown that is both lively and graceful on the iconic actor. Make a magical gown of your own using our Stretch Clear Trans Knit fabric in Delicate Aqua.


5. Halle Bailey in Gucci

Halle Bailey Gucci Met Gala

Bridal couture meets under-the-sea style in this Little Mermaid actor’s breathtaking Met Gala gown. To get Bailey’s dreamy and graceful ensemble yourself, try layering iridescent sequin or sheer glitter fabric over Zelouf Tasha Floral Lace in White.

Read more about the Mermaidcore aesthetic on our blog.


6. Kim Kardashian in Schiaparelli

Kim Kardashian Schiaparelli Met Gala

Never one to shy away from a form-fitting look, Kim Kardashian wore a spellbinding dress made of satin and pearls that hugged in all the right places. Zelouf Stretch Satin Crepe in Champagne Gem combines the perfect amounts of luster and comfort to create a bodycon dress for your own night on the town.


7. Karlie Kloss in Loewe

Karlie Kloss Loewe Met Gala

Model Karlie Kloss was a sight to behold in a luxurious floor-length velvet gown by Loewe. Soft and classic with a subtle shimmer, Zelouf Stretch Velvet in Black is a versatile choice for any at-home eveningwear project.


8. Mary J. Blige in Burberry

Mary J. Blige Burberry Met Gala

The R&B songstress looked as regal as ever in a plunging embroidered blue floral dress, custom made for the event by Burberry. To create a similar look with a hint of skin, use an embroidered mesh fabric like Zelouf Floral Embroidery Mesh in Black & Royal Blue.


9. Sydney Sweeney in Miu Miu

Sydney Sweeney Miu Miu Met Gala

The Euphoria actress channeled ballerina dreams on the carpet this year, in a blush pink chiffon gown with jewel embellishments by Miu Miu. Recreate the look for prom, a wedding, or an everyday outfit with Zelouf Cationic Chiffon Yoryu in Amber Sunrise.

Read more about chiffon and its benefits.


10. Keke Palmer in Sergio Hudson

Keke Palmer Sergio Hudson Met Gala

No Lagerfeld tribute would be complete without a Chanel-inspired tweed ensemble. In this custom Sergio Hudson dress, Palmer serves sweet sophistication with a bit of sparkle that’s just in time for spring. Craft a dress, suit, or a playful tweed set with our Celia Metallic Boucle Tweed in Rose Gold & Ivory and reference classic Chanel in your very own wardrobe. What better way to honor Karl?

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