May 4, 2023
Often referred to as the Superbowl of Fashion or fashion’s biggest night out, the annual 2023 Met Gala held on May 1st, paid homage to the late Karl Lagerfeld, whose legacy is being honored with an exhibition soon to open at The Costume Institute of Metropolitan Museum of Art, titled, Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty. The exhibit, which opens on May 5th, will run through July 16th, 2023, paying tribute to Lagerfeld’s 65 years of designing for various fashion houses, most notably Chanel and his own label.
In keeping with this event’s opulent reputation, numerous A-listers were in attendance, sporting breathtaking jewelry; here are the jewelry looks we are most impressed with—we know you will be too!
Dua Lipa wore Tiffany & Co.'s legendary diamond necklace which weighs over 100 carats! It is set on Tiffany & Co.'s Lucida Star necklace and inspired by the renowned Tiffany Diamond.
Michaela Cole donned custom-made jewelry, responsibly sourced from West Africa and designed by Emefa Cole, a Ghanaian-British jewelry designer. The designer opted for fully traceable, single-mine origin gold originating from Ghana, to celebrate their mutual heritage.
Priyanka Chopra wore Bulgari's High Jewelry necklace, showcasing the striking 11.16-carat Bulgari Laguna Blu Diamond.
Rihanna wore Bulgari's High Jewelry necklace made of platinum with 118 Akoya cultured pearls, twelve pear diamonds, 109 round diamonds, 561 fancy shape diamonds, and pavé-set diamonds.
Irina Shayk wore a custom-made necklace from Ana Khouri featuring curb link chains with a plethora of pear-shaped diamonds.
Michelle Yeoh was adorned with Cartier's [Sur]naturel High Jewelry transformable necklace and earrings, along with an Étourdissant Cartier High Jewelry ring featuring 18-karat white gold, diamonds, and onyx.
Yara Shahidi wore 18K gold pieces from Cartier High Jewelry diamond jewelry collections.
Kerry Washington wore a Mikimoto Jardin Mysterieux Akoya cultured pearl and diamond choker, a Butani ring, and Joseph Saidian and Sons ring.
Rita Ora wore Buccellati diamond earrings, a stack of bracelets, and rings, and as a tribute to Lagerfeld's love for pearls, ultra-long pearl strands that cascaded from her nails.
Penelope Cruz was elegantly adorned with earrings and rings from Chanel High Jewelry.
Lily Collins wore a necklace made of platinum, onyx, and diamonds from Cartier's Claustra Voyage Recommencé High Jewelry collection.
Wearing facial prosthetics and cat ears as a tribute to Karl Lagerfeld’s beloved cat, Choupette, rapper/singer Doja Cat was decked out in a custom Messika diamond headpiece with a 17-carat pear-shaped diamond and a custom-made Messika arm piece with two pear-shaped diamonds of 2.5 and 4.5 carats of diamonds, respectively.
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