Monday evening’s Met Gala paid tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, and Margot Robbie discovered a particular solution to honor the late legendary designer in her personal manner.
The Oscar nominated star and über producer — recent from an look at CinemaCon in Las Vegas the place she promoted her upcoming movie Barbie alongside Ryan Gosling — wore a black Chanel robe that featured a see-through corset with gold detailing. The gown, designed by Lagerfeld throughout his lengthy tenure with the enduring French style home, was initially worn by supermodel Cindy Crawford in 1993.
Throughout a purple carpet chat with La La Anthony for Vogue, Robbie elaborated on the look. “I’m sporting Chanel, this gown was worn by Cindy Crawford in 1993. They remade it for me and it’s clearly a Karl design. I really feel actually nice in it, really,” defined Robbie.
A longtime Chanel ambassador, she then briefly shared about her relationship with Lagerfeld. “I had the nice privilege of attending to know Karl to an extent. I used to be the final Chanel ambassador that he picked. It’s an honor. I’m thrilled that they’re honoring him tonight as a result of he was distinctive.”
The Met Gala, held because the annual fundraiser for New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute, has been organized and presided over by Anna Wintour since 1995. It’s timed to coincide with the disclosing of the museum’s annual style exhibition, and this yr’s is concentrated on Karl Lagerfeld. Titled “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence,” the gathering honors the life and legendary profession of the late designer who died on Feb. 19, 2019, and options greater than 150 items together with sketches.
The gown code merely reads “In honor of Karl,” leaving it largely up for interpretation for the celebrities attending — and their stylists. The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton says he hopes friends will have fun “the spirit of Karl, and hopefully, everybody will come out in classic Chanel, classic Fendi, classic Chloé.” Lagerfeld additionally designed for homes together with his model, Patou, and Balmain.
The Met Gala program options Penélope Cruz, Michaela Coel, Roger Federer, Dua Lipa, and Vogue’s Wintour because the evening’s co-chairs.