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Pedro Pascal’s legs, Lil Nas X’s silver speedo, & 21 other fearless fits from the 2023 Met Gala

Pedro Pascal, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Kim Petras at the Met Gala

The 2023 Hunger Games Met Gala did not disappoint.

This year, fashion’s biggest night honored late designer Karl Lagerfeld as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City launched an exhibit of his work entitled “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.”

Under the watchful eye of Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, guests were instructed to dress “in honor of Karl.” While that may seem open to interpretation, celebrities work hard to not get it wrong and risk being blackballed by the Prada-wearing Devil herself, Wintour.

Among the standouts were Pedro Pascal flashing his gams, Lil Nas X barely dressed in head-to-toe glittery silver body paint, and Jeremy Pope in a show-stopping 30-foot-long cape emblazoned with an image of Lagerfeld’s likeness.

There was also some cat cosplay to honor Lagerfeld’s beloved kitty Choupette with Lil Nas X, Doja Cat and Jared Leto each bringing their feline fierceness to the ball.

And while usual attendees like Madonna, Beyonce, and Gaga were among the no-shows, divas in attendance included Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, and our reigning Met Mother, Rihanna.

Click through to see all the wild fashions from the 2023 Met Gala:

Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal at the Met Gala

Introducing Daddy Long Legs. He brought the Met Gala to its knees by flashing his.

Jeremy Pope

Jeremy Pope at the Met Gala

Putting RiRi on notice that there’s a new Met ball drama queen up in this house.

Harvey Guillén

Harvey Guillen at the MEt Gala

Your Aunt Barbara’s Chanel suit could never!

Bella Ramsey

Bella Ramsey at the MEt Gala

Gen Z sent their rep and understood the assignment.

Ben Platt

Ben Platt at the Met Gala

Come thru Evan Hansen with the snatched waist!

Keke Palmer

She’s out here out J.Lo-ing J.Lo! Hustlers foreva!

Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne at the Met Gala

Teaching the children as only a former Lagerfeld muse could.

Jared Leto

Jared Leto at the Met Gala

It’s giving grab them by the pussy.

Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny at the Met gala

Sorry JT, but Papi is bringing sexyBACK.

Manu Ríos

Manu Rios at the Met Gala

We thought it wasn’t humanly possible for him to get any hotter, and then he put on those gloves!

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez at the Met Gala

It’s just another casual Monday in May for Jennifer Lynn Lopez Noa Judd Anthony Affleck.

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz at the Met Gala

How can you not fall in love with La Cruz’s romantic ethereal ball gown? Exquisite.

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa at the Met Gala

The Disney princess we need and deserve.


Rihanna at the Met Gala

She cleaned up the red carpet in this Scrubbing Bubbles™ eleganza.

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  • correctio

    why would you slander Kristen Stewart by association with H*rry St*les?

    • gothvixen

      Scraggy is the most appropriate adjective for her; even Chanel couture looks cheap and common when she wears it. She’s a dreadful one-dimensional actor too.

  • Fahd

    Several great looks. Jared Leto and Manu Rios (thin is good) both looked great, and I dont’ know how he does it, but that Pedro Pascal is everywhere. The Spanish Telediario today included him along with Penelope Cruz in reporting on the Gala.

  • ZzBomb

    Loving the lewks at this Met Gala! But Tom Ford, does he ever step outside his comfort zone? Like even once?

    • abfab

      google images…….. tom ford shirtless

    • MidCenturyQueen

      TOM BORED.

    • ShiningSex

      Tom hasn’t been relevant since the late 90s.

  • Rambeaux

    Missed seeing Beyonce. She always dazzles.
    However, this year Lil Nas X took that honor. He is a real showman!

    Madonna couldn’t find a gown that makes her face look thinner.

    • jcool

      lil nas x vpl is everything i needed today

  • MidCenturyQueen

    Karl barely tolerated women. He only liked starving models, and did not like curvy women. Lizzo was there in an inspired Karl look, showing curves and eating a piece of chicken. Perfect.

    • abfab

      And you are YOU wearing? Most GAY designers barely tolerate women. Hello!


    There are exceptions, of course, but for the most part, “trashy” is the best way to describe most of these people/looks.

    • ShiningSex

      You do know what the Met Gala is all about? Pushing the envelope. Dressing boring is not welcome at the Met Gala.

  • ShiningSex

    Pedro looks great in Valentino.
    The complaints that idiots give on how people dress for the Met Gala is stupid. They’re supposed to be more outrageous than other red carpet events. That’s the point of the Met Gala is to push the envelope. If you wear a tux or just an evening dress, you are bore.

  • Steve9999

    @Shining Sex unlike you, who’s NEVER ben relevant.

  • Man About Town

    Pedro Pascal continues to look like Johnny Depp on steroids, Penelope Cruz is dressed as a bride at a wedding in a Roman church, and how exactly does Kim Petras wear those shoes without breaking her neck?!

  • Peter

    From a few sublime to mostly ridiculous.

  • abfab

    Anna Wintour sans shades. Mary J Blige busts busting out and looking fab as usual.

    Seeing Cringe Cardasheein get mangled in her silver chains trying to ascend the staircase———PRICELESS.

  • Invader7

    A total waste of my brains cells. Some of the most irrelevant crap ever seen.. NOT creative at all. Trashy is more like it. Not fashionable at all…

  • nm4047

    I’m sure the money ‘raised’ was less than the energy and cost to create this displays. I do need to pay more attention to those that need attention, haven’t a clue who most of these people are or what their claim to fame maybe.

  • cuteguy

    I love Pedro Pascal, He’s dreamy

    • Shirtless Climber

      Some squats would be good when baring the legs

    • dbmcvey

      The legs look good to me.

  • Kangol2

    So many great outfits, though Rihanna, Michaela Coel, Brian Tyree Henry, Lil Nas X, and Cardi B ate and left noooo crumbs!

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