Kerry Washington’s Met Gala Outfit Features 135,000 Recycled Sequins

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Kerry Washington made a striking entrance on the red carpet of the 2023 Met Gala, captivating all attention.

The 46-year-old Scandal alumna stunned in a sheer black floral lace two-piece designed by Michael Kors, consisting of a hand-beaded bandeau and a tulle rumba skirt.

Kerry Washington stunningly attended the 2023 Met Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, donning a captivating ensemble by Michael Kors Collection, accentuated by Mikimoto jewelry and Jennifer Behr bobby pins, all in honor of the event's theme, "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty"Kerry Washington stunningly attended the 2023 Met Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, donning a captivating ensemble by Michael Kors Collection, accentuated by Mikimoto jewelry and Jennifer Behr bobby pins, all in honor of the event’s theme, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” (Credit: Abaca Press / INSTARimages)

Notably, the ensemble took an impressive 1,000 hours to hand-embroider and features 135,000 recycled sequins.

Sharing her getting-ready process on Instagram, the Little Fires Everywhere star expressed gratitude to Michael Kors for the elegant outfit.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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To complete her look, Washington accessorized with a diamond-studded choker from Mikimoto and elegantly draped a black Michael Kors blazer over her shoulders.

Her hair was styled in buns secured with Jennifer Behr bobby pins.

Featuring a hand-beaded bandeau top and a form-fitted, high-waisted skirt that beautifully highlighted her abs, Kerry Washington completed her stylish ensemble with a diamond-embellished choker and a black blazer gracefully draped over her shoulders, making a grand entrance at the 2023 Met Gala Celebrating "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line Of Beauty"Featuring a hand-beaded bandeau top and a form-fitted, high-waisted skirt that beautifully highlighted her abs, Kerry Washington completed her stylish ensemble with a diamond-embellished choker and a black blazer gracefully draped over her shoulders, making a grand entrance at the 2023 Met Gala Celebrating “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line Of Beauty” at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2023, in New York City (Credit: Jennifer Graylock / INSTARimages)

Kerry Washington’s Maternity Fashion: How She Hid Her Baby Bump in Style

In August 2016, Kerry Washington was expecting her second child with her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha. She was rocking that pregnancy glow as she attended Jennifer Klein’s Day of Indulgence.

Kerry Washington braids her hair for Jennifer Klein's annual Day of Indulgence partyKerry Washington braids her hair for Jennifer Klein’s annual Day of Indulgence party held on August 14, 2016, in Los Angeles (Credit: WENN)

The then-39-year-old actress hid her baby bump beneath a loose-fitting black jumpsuit by maternity brand Hatch.

A pregnant Kerry Washington hides her baby bump under a black maternity jumpsuit from HatchA pregnant Kerry Washington hides her baby bump under a black maternity jumpsuit from Hatch (Credit: WENN)

The baggy number featured an off-the-shoulder design with a ruffled, elasticized neckline and tapered pants with a rolled hem.

Kerry Washington shows off her baby bump in a ruffled black jumpsuit at Jennifer Klein's annual Day of IndulgenceKerry Washington shows off her baby bump in a ruffled black jumpsuit at Jennifer Klein’s annual Day of Indulgence (Credit: WENN)

Kerry accessorized with a custom pair of “Kerry” gold earrings, a pair of mirrored sunnies, and an oversized snakeskin clutch.

The “Save the Last Dance” actress wore slick pink lipstick and played up the bohemian vibe of the look with a neat crown braid.

Kerry Washington wears a Hatch jumpsuit over her growing baby bumpKerry Washington wears a Hatch jumpsuit over her growing baby bump (Credit: WENN)

Kerry rounded out her look with a pair of black suede ankle boots.

Kerry Washington wears a pair of black stiletto-heeled ankle bootsKerry Washington wears a pair of black suede ankle boots (Credit: WENN)

They have pointed toes, elasticized sides, and about four-inch stiletto heels.

Can you help us identify the “Scandal” star’s boots?

Kerry Washington wears a pair of black stiletto-heeled ankle bootsKerry Washington wears a pair of black stiletto-heeled ankle boots (Credit: WENN)

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