Posted on: May 7, 2024 Posted by: Dr. Courtney A Hammonds Comments: 0

Experience the magic of the 2024 Met Gala through our exclusive recap article. Delve into the enchanting theme of “The Garden of Time,” drawing inspiration from the timeless fable of “Sleeping Beauty.” Witness the breathtaking display of style and creativity as celebrities and socialites grace the red carpet, paying homage to the Costume Institute’s new exhibit, Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion. From captivating arrivals to unforgettable moments, our coverage captures all the highlights of this unforgettable event. Join us as we celebrate the best dressed stars and revisit the most memorable moments of fashion’s most anticipated night.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

As the stars descended upon the red carpet, it was clear that enchantment was in the air. From mystical outfits to breathtaking dresses, the Black stars in attendance captivated the audience with their impeccable style and unparalleled glamour.

Zendaya, Bad Bunny, Chris Hemsworth, and Jennifer Lopez, alongside Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue, co-chaired this year’s Met Gala.

Pictured: Bad Bunny, co-chair of the Met Gala.




Pictured: Zendaya, co-chair of the Met Gala.
Pictured: Jennifer Lopez, co-chair of the Met Gala.

Accompanying Zendaya, Bad Bunny, Chris Hemsworth, and Jennifer Lopez in the spotlight were numerous other Black stars who made unforgettable fashion statements. From sleek and sophisticated ensembles to bold and daring looks, each celebrity offered their distinctive take on the gala’s theme, leaving a lasting impression on attendees and fashion enthusiasts alike.

Upscale Magazine’s Senior Fashion Editor, Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds, unveils his selections for the evening’s most remarkable fashion statements by Black stars. Here are some of the best-dressed celebrities as highlighted on the red carpet. What are your thoughts?


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In conclusion, the enchanting display of style and creativity exhibited by Black stars at the 2024 Met Gala truly mesmerized audiences worldwide. From Zendaya’s ethereal woodland-inspired ensemble to Erykah Badus radiant floral fantasy, each celebrity brought their own brand of magic to the red carpet. With expertly curated looks and undeniable charisma, these Black stars not only honored the gala’s theme of “The Garden of Time” but also reaffirmed their status as fashion icons. As the night came to a close, it was evident that their enchanting presence had left an indelible mark on the fashion world, inspiring countless admirers and setting the bar for glamour and sophistication.

yours in fashion,

Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds Senior Fashion Editor, Upscale Magazine

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