A couple that hosts together stays together. Blake LivelyAnd Ryan Reynolds were all smiles at the 2022 Met Gala before turning on the charm as the event’s co-chairs.
TheAge of AdalineThe 34-year-old star wore an elaborate Atelier Versace gown to Monday’s event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Her husband, 45 years old, wore a traditional white tie tuxedo.
Lively’s dress began as a copper column with an oversized bow at the bustle, but after she snapped a few photos in that look, an assistant untied the bow to reveal a blue-green skirt with a flowing train. The teal color was chosen to evoke the Statue Of Liberty. The jeweled bodice was inspired from the Empire State Building’s Art Deco architecture. The skirt also featured embroidery designed to resemble the constellations painted on the ceiling at New York City’s Grand Central Station.
The following is the March edition Gossip Girl alum and Reynolds were announced as two of the gala’s cohosts. The couple, who got married in 2012 will be joined by Lin-Manuel MirandaAnd Regina KingThey will be the stars-studded night’s emcees.
This year’s Met Gala theme, “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,” is a continuation of the September 2021 inspiration, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.” Similar to the fall event, celebrities and designers alike are celebrating American style through the years.
“The stories really reflect the evolution of American style, but they also explore the work of individual tailors, dress-makers and designers,” Andrew Bolton, the head curator of the museum’s Costume Institute, told VogueThe exhibit. “What’s exciting for me is that some of the names will be very familiar to students of fashion, like Charles James, Halston and Oscar de la Renta, but a lot of the other names really have been forgotten, overlooked or relegated into the footnotes of fashion history. So one of the main intentions of the exhibition is to spotlight the talents and contributions of these individuals, and many of them are women.”
Lively and Reynolds were co-chairs before being named. For the 2018 “Heavenly Bodies” theme, the A simple favorThe actress wore a Versace gown with gold details and regal style. She made her debut at the Manhattan museum — whose iconic steps played a major part on The CW’s Gossip Girl — in 2008 with then-boyfriend Penn Badgley.
Reynolds, on the other hand, joined the ShallowFor the first time, the Met Gala star was in 2014 The Aviation Gin owner wore a classic Gucci tux, while his wife served Old Hollywood glam in a blush pink Gucci Première gown.
Lively, who was expecting her second child in 2012 with Reynolds, hid her baby bump under a Burberry silk Burberry dress. The couple welcomed James in December 2014. Us WeeklyIn April 2016, the news broke that baby No. 2 was on the way. Inez was born in September 2016. Betty was born three years later.
While raising their three girls, Reynolds announced in October 2021 that he was planning to take a brief “sabbatical” from the spotlight.
“I’m just trying to create a little bit more space for my family,” he explained to The Hollywood ReporterOne month later. “You know, you really don’t get that time back.”
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