Chanel ambassadors and friends of the House attended the Met Gala in archival designs to pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld
The 2023 Met Gala took place on May 1st and was a spectacular affair honouring Karl Lagerfeld, the late designer best known for helming Chanel from 1983 until his death in 2019. In-keeping with the official dress code ‘In Honour of Karl,’ plenty of celebrities attended dressed in Chanel, some paying tribute to their long-standing relationships with the Maison.
Nicole Kidman re-wore a dress from a 2004 Chanel No5 advertising campaign; made of pink silk tulle and embroidered with 250 pink feathers, the gown also features over 3,000 sequins and crystals and a four-metre-long train. Co-chairs Penélope Cruz and Dua Lipa wore archival pieces from the Haute Couture spring/summer 1988 collection and Haute Couture autumn/winter 1992 collections respectively. Chanel Ambassadors Kristen Stewart, Marion Cotillard, Margot Robbie and Jennie were also dressed by the Maison. Swipe through the gallery above to see all the Chanel looks.