Alia Bhatt's debut at the 2023 Met Gala shines a spotlight on Indian fashion and design
Bollywood star Alia Bhatt made her debut at the 2023 Met Gala on May 1st in New York City, wearing a white gown designed by Prabal Gurung, adorned with 100,000 pearls. Bhatt wanted to wear something that was 'Made in India' and expressed her excitement on Instagram by sharing a series of pictures from the event.
The 2023 Met Gala celebrates the opening of the Costume Institute exhibition, 'Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty', and Bhatt's outfit was inspired by supermodel Claudia Schiffer's 1992 Chanel bridal look. Bhatt said, "My look tonight was inspired from this and in particular by supermodel Claudia Schiffer's 1992 Chanel bridal look."
Bhatt also highlighted the importance of authenticity and the use of pearls, stating, "I wanted to do something that felt authentic (hello, pearls!) and proudly made in India. The embroidery, made with 100,000 pearls is a labor of love by @prabalgurung. I'm so proud to wear you for my first Met."
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Bhatt completed her look with a bow of pearls on her hair and expressed her love for the color white, stating, "Oh, and it's white, for my Choup-ED."
The actress's appearance at the Met Gala has been widely applauded by fans and fashion enthusiasts alike, with many praising her for choosing an outfit that represents her Indian heritage. Bhatt's debut at the prestigious event has also raised awareness of Indian fashion and design, highlighting the craftsmanship and talent of Indian designers.
In conclusion, Alia Bhatt made her debut at the Met Gala 2023 in a stunning 'Made in India' white gown adorned with 100,000 pearls. Her outfit was inspired by Claudia Schiffer's 1992 Chanel bridal look, and she completed her look with a bow of pearls on her hair. Bhatt's appearance has been widely praised and has brought attention to Indian fashion and design.