Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova showed iconic outfits at the Met Gala 2024

Venus Williams was also at the event, as well as an exceptional parade of stars from sports, fashion, cinema and entertainment

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova showed iconic outfits at the Met Gala 2024
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There can't be a Met Gala without Serena Williams! The legendary US former player was present at the 2024 edition together with her sister Venus. With them also another former tennis star: Maria Sharapova.

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Serena Williams© Dimitrios Kambouris / Staff Getty Images Entertainment
 

The Met Gala is an event that takes place every first Monday in May and which links fashion, art and charity, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Organized for the first time in 1946, the gala inaugurates the Costume Institute's fashion exhibition at the MET, to which the funds raised from the evening are donated. Since 1995, Anna Wintour, global editorial director of Vogue and president of the Met Ball, began curating the event.

For the 2024 edition, Serena wore an incredible shimmering gold-colored dress customized especially for her by Balenciaga. The one-shoulder dress features magnificent long drapes and is coordinated with long black gloves embellished with jewels.

Venus opted for a very particular Tom Ford outfit, with a balcony top with very elegant shiny round studs.

Sharapova chose an Prabal Gurung incredible princely outfit with very spring-summer tones, characterized by the lime color and two huge floral motifs on the forearms and coordinated make-up.

The Met Gala 2024

The theme of the 2024 Met Gala was The Garden of Time, a 1962 short story by British novelist JG Ballard.

The looks of the stars on the most photographed red carpet in New York interpreted it with floral dresses and references to nature. 

For his first time at the Met Gala, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth chose a total white look, as did Brooklyn Beckham.

Bad Bunny opted for an incredible voluminous black flower-shaped hat and a very particular tailored suit.

Lewis Hamilton, a great fashion enthusiast, could not be missing with a truly elegant outfit. Jennifer Lopez is timeless, with her breathtaking dress, as is Zendaya, protagonist now at the cinema with the film Challengers.

Below some of the most incredible outfits:

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