You can get rid of corsets. The BridgertonThe cast exchanged their period costumes from Netflix for designer duds at Met Gala 2022 in New York City on Monday May 2.
Nicola CoughlanHer dress was a tribute to the Featherington family. She traded Lady Whistledown’s quill for a feathered pale pink gown with puffy princess sleeves designed by Richard Quinn. The black bustier peeking out from Coughlan’s dress matched her dark gloves and dramatic cape.
The Irish actress, 35, wasn’t the only one with a cape. Simone AshleyShe also had a dramatic black hairpiece trailing behind her, but it was a completely different look. The Kate Sharma actress, 27 — who was part of the primary love story in season 2 of Bridgerton — wore a high-waisted black pencil skirt with a bronze bustier, showing a few inches of midriff. The look was completed with a diamond necklace, and a sleek ponytail.
Though onlookers probably wouldn’t guess from the way she confidently struck a pose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ashley admitted to VogueIn December 2021, fashion is new to her.
“There was a massive learning curve for me,” she explained. “Just learning all the designers, exploring their oeuvres, and understanding what makes them unique. Once you know more about their voice, you think, ‘Well, what can be my voice, how am I going to use this [knowledge] to express myself?’”
She was able, however, to turn to her costars for support. Stars like Ashley were there for her in the second season. Phoebe DynevorAfter the ceremony, we went to the best-dressed list. BridgertonDec. 2020 – Debuted
Dynevor — who stars as Daphne, the ingenue of the first season — wore a sheer black Louis Vuitton gown on Monday night. The French fashion house dressed many stars (including Dynevor). Gemma Chan, Sophie TurnerAnd Emma Stone) in vintage or previously worn looks “with a twist” for the Met Gala.
Black was the theme for the BridgertonAll of them made their Met Gala debuts Monday night. “Fashion’s biggest night is an event I have followed for years (haven’t we all?), so it feels quite surreal, especially post-pandemic and all these events returning,” Dynevor, 27, told Harper’s BazaarSunday, May 1 “It’s one of fashion’s biggest nights that really celebrates the industry and champions creativity and self-expression. I haven’t been before, so I’m super excited and intrigued, also nervous, it’s a big carpet!”
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