Behind Megan Thee Stallion’s Stunning Old Hollywood Met Gala 2021 Look

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Megan Thee Stallion ready for the Met Gala red carpet. Photo: Courtesy of Emilio Coochie

Megan Thee Stallion has long ago proven she can pull off risque stage looks and full-on red carpet glamour. She often appears at awards shows in slip dresses and golden-era gowns, so why not stick to the classics for her first Met Gala? The rapper opted for a classic ensemble, but in the most Megan Thee Stallion way. “My inspiration is classic Hollywood, with a hot girl twist,” she told Vogue.

The selection of bags for the night. Photo: Courtesy of Emilio CoochieAn array of heels ready for the red carpet. Photo: Courtesy of Emilio Coochie 

That was certainly the result. The rapper wore a custom silk georgette evening dress by Coach covered with megawatt crystals (all applied by hand!). “The dress I designed for Meg is romantic, crafted of silk georgette and cascading ruffled tulle—but there’s an attitude that comes through in the volume and embellishments,” Coach creative director Stuart Vevers told Vogue. “The crystal embroidery was crafted by hand in our Coach workshop in NYC. The dress was inspired by a vintage slip dress—the silk was hand-dyed and washed to give it a soft, nostalgic effect.” On her arm was a tiny bag, also by Coach. “Classic lines, silhouettes, and hues coupled with the attitude and style from the Golden era,” she explained, later adding. “I think what is great about American fashion designers is the appreciation of the working woman. So clothing is not only glamorous and fashionable, it is also functional.”

Megan Thee Stallion gets her hair done by Kellon Deryck, her make up done by Lauren Child, and her nails done by Coca Michelle,Photo: Courtesy of Emilio Coochie

Of course, since it was Stallion’s first Met Gala, the experience was quite a touching one. “I feel really, really beautiful and glamorous. I cried a little bit,” she says. “I think my favorite detail of the dress is the ruffles along the side.” Ours too.

Photo: Courtesy of Emilio Coochie

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Behind Megan Thee Stallions Stunning Old Hollywood Met Gala 2021 Look

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