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Met Gala 2023: photos from the red carpet


The Met Gala promised plenty of bold names, glamor galore and lots and lots of dresses — and it delivered.

The biggest stars of fashion, culture and politics graced the red carpet (and us) with looks honoring the work and legacy of Karl Lagerfeld, best known for his tenure as creative director of Chanel in the 1980s. The annual event in New York celebrated the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty”.

Now on to the outfits, shall we?

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.