The 25-year-old lip kit mogul stole the show when she stormed the renowned red carpet on Monday night in New York City wearing a scorching scarlet gown.
Kylie Jenner donned a stunning Jean Paul Gaultier dress that was nothing short of playful and attention-grabbing at the 2023 Costume Institute Benefit celebrating “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2023, in New York City (Credit: Doug Peters / PA Images / INSTARimages)
Among the sea of black and white worn by attendees in homage to Chanel’s late creative director, her scarlet dress stood out, although some fans debated that it didn’t meet the event’s dress code.
The silky ensemble featured an asymmetrical neckline, and the daring thigh-high slit showed off Kylie’s toned legs. The two-toned robe in baby blue and vivid red that she draped around her shoulders also functioned as a sparkling cornflower blue cape.
Kylie Jenner styled her ruby red figure-hugging gown with an oversized blue jacket and bright red d’Orsay pumps (Credit: Abaca Press / INSTARimages)
Kylie added height to the outfit with chic red shoes with whimsical cutouts, and her makeup was picture-perfect with nude matte lipstick and a hint of pink blush on her cheeks.
The Tyler Ellis Perry clutch, diamond stud earrings, and glistening rings by Lorraine Schwartz completed her ensemble.
Kylie expressed her gratitude for Haider for creating her look in the caption of her Instagram post, writing, “HAIDER ACKERMANN FOR JEAN PAUL GAULTIER ♥️💎 thank you to the entire @jeanpaulgaultier team and @h.a! I love you guyssss 🏻 you make my fashion dreams come true.”
In an interview with Vogue correspondent La La Anthony, Kylie expressed her excitement for the event: “I’m looking forward to making more memories with my sisters, seeing all the fashion. I’m just here for a good time.”
Kylie spoke emotionally about the event in homage to Karl, saying, “To me, it’s like super emotional just because I obviously love my sisters, I love my family, and Kendall really started her modeling career with Karl and was the bride in so many of his shows.”
Kylie Jenner’s Jean Paul Gaultier dress boasted a single sleeve and a striking neckline, as well as a daring side slit that exuded sex appeal (Credit: Doug Peters / PA Images / INSTARimages)
It was Kylie’s sixth time attending the Met Gala, marking her second straight outing following the previous year.
Before this year, she finally returned to the Met Gala red carpet in 2022, only three months after she and Travis Scott welcomed their second baby Aire. She exuded pure wedding vigor while sporting a billowing white ballgown skirt in tribute to the late designer Virgil Abloh.
Kylie Jenner stunned in a silver, sheer Balmain gown at the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016, in New York City (Credit: Sky Cinema / Shutterstock)
However, just days after she started flaunting her growing baby bump in New York City in 2021, she opted out of the Met Gala, which had been postponed until September of that year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.