By Angela Omale
Fashion is an expression of one’s creativity, thoughts, ideas, self and beauty through clothes and accessories. A person’s fashion leaves a statement of how they are perceived or remembered, and the Met Gala 2023, fondly referred to as “fashion’s biggest night out.” Is one of the best events to feed off on creative and captivating fashion statements!
Just in case you’re wondering what the Met Gala is, here’s a brief.
According to Vogue, ‘Met Gala is a charity event that is considered a fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. It has traditionally been timed to mark the opening of its annual fashion exhibition. Year after year, the event raises eight-figure sums.’
The Met Gala 2023 an invitation only-event took place Monday,1 May in New York City. With the theme “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” in honour of Karl Lagerfeld, a prolific German fashion designer who died in 2019.
The event, which usually hosts about 600 guests, had a mix of top actors, singers, athletes, models, and artists, such as Rihana, Viola Davis, Lil Nas X, Tems and more turn up in style.
Below are Met Gala 2023 red carpet outfits of some Black Celebrities.
If you missed the event you can catch a replay on Vogue.
Photo: Getty Images/ Rihana and A$AP Rocky
Photo: Getty Images/ Lil Nas X
Photo: Getty Images/Sabrina Dhowre Elba and Idris Elba
Photo: Getty Images/ Tems
Photo: Getty Images/ Alton Mason
Photo: Getty Images/ Burna Boy
Photo: Getty Images/Yara Shahidi
Photo:Getty Images/ Halle Bailey
Photo: Getty Images/ Brian Tyree Henry
Photo: Getty Images/ Anok Yai