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Celebrities at the 2022 Met Gala wore gilded corsets on the red carpet

The Paloma Elsesser corset in white silk satin added just the right amount of “Gilded Age” glamor to her look at the Met Gala 2022.

Paloma Elsacer attends the 2022 Met Gala.

Paloma Elsacer attends the 2022 Met Gala.

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The 30-year-old model wore a coach set consisting of a white corset and a lace maxi skirt. She added a silver necklace to complete the look.

Designer Carlos Nazario of Elsesser told Vogue’s Alice Newbold that the team was inspired by solid, breezy lingerie from the golden age mashed up with lacy dresses from the ’90s.

Speaking to Emma Chamberlain on behalf of Vogue on the red carpet, Elsizer said her corset was too tight, but added a modern twist to golden-age fashion: “It’s like the 1890s and ’90s.”

Lizzo wore a black body-hugging corset under an oversized black and gold Thom Brown coat.

Lizzo in a black dress and black and gold cape at the 2022 Met Gala

Lizzo attending the 2022 Met Gala.

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Lizzo attended the Met Gala in a black and gold Thom Browne look, according to the singer’s Instagram post on Tuesday.

She wore a floor-length black corset dress with a royal black coat with gold embroidery on it as well as a gold necklace, putting her own theatrical feel on the trend.

Finally, the lavish look took 22,000 hours and 13 different textures to assemble, Insider’s Lauren Edmonds reports.

Meanwhile, Bella Hadid has put her own spin on the corset trend in an all-black outfit.

Bella Hadid attends the 2022 Met Gala.

Bella Hadid attends the 2022 Met Gala.

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While Gigi opted for a darker red, Bella sported a darker look over the black leather corset, with corset straps on the side—a Burberry design, according to Elle Magazine.

She wore this with a sheer black skirt with a thigh-high slit, lace-up stockings, heels, and pearl ankle cuffs.

Nicola Coughlan leaned into her “Bridgerton” background, wearing a black corset under her pink feathered gown.

Nicola Coughlan attends the 2022 Met Gala.

Nicola Coughlan attends the 2022 Met Gala.

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The 35-year-old “Bridgerton” actress chose a black and pink Richard Quinn design with puffed sleeves, feather detailing and an abaya for the first time ever at the Met Gala, Coghlan posted on Instagram on Tuesday.

While the detailing of the Coughlan corset was a more accurate interpretation of the trend, it was a highly dramatic look.

Billie Eilish wanted to be as “green” as possible in her dreamy satin gown by Gucci.

Billie Eilish attending the 2022 Met Gala.

Billie Eilish attending the 2022 Met Gala.

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Billie Eilish stayed true to the party’s “golden glamor” theme in a custom Gucci gown made from recycled materials, according to the luxury brand’s Instagram post about the look on Tuesday.

The dress consisted of a mint and gold corset dress with green lace sleeves, a purple bodice, and a black necklace.

Ivan Mok waved goodbye to traditional menswear and opted for a whimsical pale yellow look.

Evan Mok attends the Met Gala 2022.

Evan Mok attends the Met Gala 2022.

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According to an Instagram story written by designer Evan Mok, Taylor Okata, the 25-year-old model and actress for the “Gossip Girl” reboot has subtle references to the corset trend in a custom head of state look with Cartier jewelry.

Mock wore a white shirt with a ruffled neck and a milk corset jacket with matching suit pants.

Maisie Williams was almost unrecognizable in a sculpted ivory corset, contrasting with the darker colors in the rest of her outfit.

Maisie Williams attending the 2022 Met Gala.

Maisie Williams attending the 2022 Met Gala.

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Maisie Williams honored the theme of “gilded glamor” for the 2022 Met Gala in her Thom Brown ensemble, which consists of an ivory white corset and a contrasting black floor-length skirt, according to W Magazine.

She told the publication that she was attracted by the way the outfit blends masculinity and femininity.

The creamy white Sydney Sweeney corset was the standout detail of Tory Burch’s ball gown.

Sidney Sweeney attending the 2022 Met Gala.

Sidney Sweeney attending the 2022 Met Gala.

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Sidney Sweeney, best known for her role in “Euphoria” on HBO, got her hands on the corset trend in an ivory white Tory Burch dress.

The overall impression leaned more on sweetness than attractiveness, which showed the variegated nature of the corset.

Laura Harrier epitomized the theme in H&M’s pulled-to-waist, hand-sewn dress.

Laura Harrier attends the 2022 Met Gala.

Laura Harrier attends the 2022 Met Gala.

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Laura Harrier wore a glamorous dress with a traditional corset that was custom designed by H&M and made in collaboration with Haitian-American designer Victor Glemaud, according to InStyle.

Adding to the dress’s golden age inspiration, Harrier designed the silver and black dress with a pair of velvet gloves, a pearl choker, and sleek back hair.

Ashley Park proved that fashion in real life can be just as fun as in “Emily in Paris.”

Ashley Parke attends the 2022 Met Gala

Ashley Parke attends the 2022 Met Gala to celebrate In America: An Anthology of Fashion.

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Ashley Parke may be best known for her colorful character on Netflix’s “Emily in Paris,” but she proved that her fashion in real life can be just as fun during her appearance on the red carpet on Monday.

According to People Magazine, Park wore a gown by Prabul Gurung, which consisted of a bodice and a tight pink lace-up train. Adding to the exotic look, was the black and white ostrich feather skirt, which perfectly embodied the abundance of glamor of the gilded era.

Ben Platt subverted masculine and feminine styles in a body-hugging bodice.

Ben Platt attends the 2022 Met Gala

Ben Platt Attends the 2022 Met Gala Celebration of “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”

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“Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt wore a waist-bound corset with a matching white silk tuxedo dress code at the Met Gala 2022.

The collection was designed by Christian Cowan, who posted photos of Hansen on Instagram. In the comments, Kwan said the look was “inspired by the Gilded Age where men’s formal wear was mostly white tie.”

He added that because gay culture during that time was “subversive,” Hansen’s appearance at the Met Gala was intentionally the opposite.

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