Met Gala 2022: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union in Atelier Versace

Posted on May 04, 2022

Did Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union nail the theme of this year’s Met Gala? Not really. Did they serve some of the most elaborately eye-popping fashion of the night? Also not really. So why are we featuring them?

 

Because, well… just look at them. They’re SO pretty. Sometimes, we’ve just got to hold off on all the assessing, critiquing and contextualizing just to sigh over pretty people wearing gorgeous things. Folks might take issue with his shirtlessness, but the suit is gorgeous – love the gold elements and the walking stick. Besides, plenty of ladies were baring their panties and even their breasts on this red carpet, so a little slice of ab and pec isn’t going to hurt anyone. It should be noted that Gabrielle’s gown is an homage to the legend Diahann Carroll:

 

That just makes it all the more fabulous.

 

Style Credits:
Dwyane Wade:
Atelier Versace Oversized Jacket and Matching Tailored Pants Crafted from White Heavy Satin | Tiffany & Co. Jewelry | Christian Louboutin Shoes
Styled by Jason Bolden

Gabrielle Union: Atelier Versace Hand-linked Metal Crystal Mesh Dress with a Plunging Neckline and Snatched Waist Featuring a Platinum Satin-effect Lurex Train Topped with Duchesse and a Degradé of Silk and Hand-embroidered Crystal Flowers. An Embroidered Red Flower at the Waist Pays Direct Homage to a Gown Worn by Diahann Carroll—a Women’s Rights Activist and First African American Woman to Win a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical | Tiffany & Co. Jewelry
Styled by Thomas Christos Kikis | Hair by Larry Sims | Makeup by Fiona Stiles

 

[Photo Credit: JOHN NACION/startraksphoto.com, vintagevirgin.tumblr.com]

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