Met Gala 2022: get the looks with our dresses

Sabina Motasem Met Gala 2022

Met Gala 2022 celebrated “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” and the dress code for the evening was “Gilded Glamour.”

According to Vogue, the phrase "Gilded Age" was coined by Mark Twain and is a reference to the Industrial Age between 1870 to 1890. This year's Met Gala theme took inspiration from the cultural shift experienced in the United States, but more specifically in New York City. Rich and luxe fabrics, shiny embellishments and gold details immediately flooded my mind. 

Met Gala 2022 has created some talk already! From heavily guarded and archived Marilyn Monroe dresses to brand-new custom pieces, Met Gala 2022 is one to remember. Keep reading to see our favorite looks and how to recreate them with our dresses!

Kim Kardashian in vintage Jean Louis for Marilyn Monroe

Kim Kardashian Met Gala 2022 Marilyn Monroe

Kim Kardashian turned heads at the Met Gala 2022 by wearing a dress originally worn by screen goddess Marilyn Monroe 60 years ago. The crystal-studded gown, made by Jean Louis, is what Monroe wore when she infamously sang 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President' to President John F. Kennedy in 1962.

Marilyn Monroe crystal gown

The one-of-a-kind gold ensemble was purchased by executives at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for a staggering $4.8 million (£3.8 million) at auction in 2016. Since then, it has been kept in a temperature-controlled vault at a museum in Orlando, Florida. The dress was transported to Kardashian’s home in Calabasas, California by private plane and accompanied by guards.

Taking to Instagram, Kardashian said of the iconic outfit: "It is a stunning skin-tight gown adorned with more than 6,000 hand-sewn crystals by costumier Jean Louis. The dress could not be altered in any way", causing Kim K. to diet and lose 17 pounds to be able to fit into Monroe's dress for the Met Gala.

GET THE LOOK:

SABINA MOTASEM'S LILY RAINDROP

Lily Raindrop Sabina Motasem

 

This style was ever-so-popular when it released! Lily Raindrop is a beautiful, soft georgette over-dress encrusted with Swarovski crystals, with butterfly floaty sleeves, pretty satin covered buttons in the centre back, low back, V-neck and puddle train. Wear her along with a slip underneath to really channel Marilyn and Kim's look!

Lily Raindrop Sample Sabina Motasem

Although this style has been discontinued, we still have one more sample of her left, waiting for the perfect home!

Shop the Lily Raindrop sample dress on our site here.

Alexa Chung in Christian Siriano

Alexa Chung Christian Siriano Met Gala 2022

Alexa Chung’s cream dress, designed by Christian Siriano, was paired with Mach & Mach accessories. I'm especially loving the delicately embellished bow details on Chung's heels.

GET THE LOOK:

SABINA MOTASEM'S MISTY

Sabina Motasem Misty Dress

Now an archived style, Sabina Motasem's Misty was a great dupe for Chung's dress! You're in luck, though! We've got one sample of Misty left up for grabs! 

Sabina Motasem Misty Sample Dress

Shop the final sample of Misty now! Click here for the link.

Hailey Bieber in Yves Saint Laurent

Bieber Met Gala 2022 YSL

Hailey Bieber arrived on the red carpet in a halter-neck slip gown and a feathered duster coat designed by Saint Laurent. Bieber also wore black pantyhose and a pair of strappy peep-toes stilettos and completed her look with putting her hair in a sleek bun. Hailey Bieber also revealed she was channelling supermodel Jerry Hall. 

GET THE LOOK:

SABINA MOTASEM'S HANYA

Sabina Motasem Hanya Dress

Get Bieber's look with one of our sumptuous silk dresses like Hanya. Hanya is made with a high neck v, and an ultra-low, modern back. She's made from a luxurious sandwashed crepe satin. Just add a feather duster coat for the perfect way to tie in the ensemble!

For more details on Hanya, click the link here.

Sky Ferreira, unknown designer

Sky Ferreira Met Gala 2022

I am loving the cowl-neck on this figure-flattering dress that Sky Ferreira has decided to wear to this year's Met Gala! Although I couldn't find the exact designer who created this specific dress, don't fear! We've got a dress that's perfect for you!

GET THE LOOK:

SABINA MOTASEM'S VIVIANNA

Vivianna Sabina Motasem

Vivianna is a soft cowled neck, bias cut wedding dress. The cut allows the dress to skim over the hips with its beautifully draped skirt. Vivianna also features spaghetti straps and a plunging, low V back. Vivianna is made from our signature luxurious, ivory crepe silk.

For more details and to shop Vivianna on our site, click here.

Sydney Sweeney in Tory Burch

Sydney Sweeney Met Gala 2022

Sydney Sweeney looks incredible in this gown by Tory Burch. The amazing structure of the bodice paired with the whimsical ruffling of the peplum at the waist is to die for!

GET THE LOOK:

Pair any one of our dresses with a petticoat underneath for some added volume and drama!

Julianne Moore in Tom Ford

Julianne Moore Tom Ford Met Gala 2022

Julianne Moore dazzled in a Tom Ford dress, accessorized with Bulgari High Jewelry earrings in white gold and diamond details, and carried a Jimmy Choo clutch to compliment the entire look. 

GET THE LOOK:

Add matching silk gloves to your look to really tie the ensemble together.

Eiza Gonzalez in Michael Kors

Eiza Gonzalez Met Gala 2022 Michael Kors

Eiza Gonzalez wore a crystal embellished white Michael Kors custom gown and Bvglari necklace on the red carpet. 

GET THE LOOK:

Add a feathered coat or cape to any of our slip dresses to really get the Met Gala vibe coming from this look!

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Thanks for checking out another update on our "Get the Looks" blog series! What looks at the Met Gala were your favorites? Are you loving the classic and timeless silhouettes or have you been excited for the over-the-top, whimsical looks? We'd love to hear!

See you later on this week!

Emily

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May 04, 2022 by Emily Rees


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