Headpieces that stole the show

Attendees of the 2022 Met Gala celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” showed up and rocked the red carpet in gowns and suits, but these celebs also went the extra mile by styling their hair:


tyana taylor

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Teyana stole the show with her collaborative Iris van Herpen x Malakai headpiece. This artwork is known as Psyche’s Haute Couture Mask and features “sterling silver vines and gills covered with faceted amethyst pods.” She appeared on the red carpet in a cutout couture gown by Iris van Herpen, which featured beautiful shades of purple and blue.


Kylie Jenner

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Kylie was giving off extreme wedding vibes as she paid homage to the late African-American designer Virgil Abloh in this voluminous off-white ivory couture gown with a ruffled skirt and sheer bodice. She accessorized the look with a backwards baseball cap that had a netted veil and floral details attached. The dress was part of Virgil’s final collection.


Winnie Harlow

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Winnie wowed on the carpet in an original couture dress by Iris van Herpen. It was decorated with a huge “white organza flower accent” with a “large black tribal-inspired appliqué.” She accessorized with a kinetic sculpture headpiece by Casey Curran, in collaboration with Iris van Herpen. It featured “glass and gold accents, white flame accents, and clear gemstones” that almost looked like an extravagant chandelier.


Jessica Chastain

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Jessica channeled old Hollywood in this ensemble from Gucci, inspired by Nora Desmond’s character in the 1950 film. sunset boulevard. She wore a sequined ruby ​​duchess silk gown with a sinuous crystal snake silhouette that stretched from her neck to her hips. Jessica paired her dress with a matching ruby ​​sequin turban.


Alicia Keys

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Alicia paid homage to her home, New York City, where she wore a “hand-embroidered and hand-beaded satin duchess cape from Ralph Lauren” that features the city’s skyline encrusted with “over 200,000 crystals and combined with her column dress that required approximately 30,000 crystals and black lacquered sequins”. Hair artists Fesa Nu styled Alicia’s hair into an elegant braided ponytail adorned with sparkly disks.


claire danes

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Claire was spotted in a pale yellow lace Lanvin dress at the Met Gala. But what immediately caught the attention of fans was her black fishnet veil, which was attached to a hair band of her own.


Janelle Monae

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Janelle wore an “elongated column dress with a ruched mermaid skirt” by Ralph Lauren. The dress also featured “stripes of sparkling silver crystal and black beaded sequins.” The look was adorned with 36,000 jet black crystals.


Jessie Buckley

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Jessie poked fun at gender stereotypes for her Met Gala look as she sported a pencil-drawn mustache with a striped Schiaparelli suit. She completed her outfit with a wide-brimmed black hat.



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SZA’s oversized hat was the talk of the night, which she teamed with a hot pink dress, latex gloves and knee-high latex boots.


Sarah Jessica Parker

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SJP woke up in a black and white Christopher John Roberts gown with a bustier top, oversized sleeves and a mesmerizingly dramatic train. According to Glamour, “The dress was inspired by Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln’s official dressmaker and the first black fashion designer in the White House who was a female slave.” He completed the look with a diamond-encrusted Philip Treacy mesh hat and fascinator. Philip was also behind SJP’s 2015 Met Gala headpiece.



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Normani wore a two-piece Christian Siriano black velvet bubble dress that came with a matching abstract hat. Her hat was carefully placed on a slant to show off her newly dyed red hair.


Cynthia Erivo

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According to Allure, Cynthia’s turban was a reference to the Tignon Act of 1786, which required black women to cover their hair with a knotted headdress to stop adorning their hair with beads and jewelry. The law was enforced not only to indicate her class but also to “calm the wishes of white men”.


Michaela Jae Rodriguez

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MJ collaborated with Jeremy Scott for this custom Moschino look. The gold sequined dress gathered at the neck, which was attached to a matching sequined hat.


the la antonio

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La La hit the Met Gala red carpet as a fashion correspondent in a custom-made burgundy cropped number by LaQuan Smith. To top it off (pun intended), La La called on designer Laurel DeWitt for her metal spiral headpiece/hat. She was tilted on one side so the other side could show off the floral metal details.


Blake Lively

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Blake channeled the Statue of Liberty with her ensemble, which included her own crown made by Lorraine Schwartz. The colors mimicked the blue-green hue of the copper statue. The crown included seven points to represent the seven continents and 25 jewels to represent the 25 windows of the statue. But his tribute to New York did not stop there! The detailed designs of his dress reflected the celestial map on the ceiling of Grand Central Station.

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