Saweetie showcases cleavage in VERY revealing red cutout Christian Cowan gown with thigh-high split and long train at Met Gala
Her highly anticipated debut album Pretty B**** Music is expected to be released later this year.
And Saweetie certainly looked red hot as she made her debut at the biggest fashion day of the year.
The 29-year-old half-Black, half-Filipina rapper put on quite the eye-popping display in a Christian Cowan gown at the 2021 Met Gala in New York City on Monday.
Wow factor: Saweetie put on quite the eye-popping display in a Christian Cowan gown at the 2021 Met Gala in New York City on Monday
As if the massive cutout at the chest didn’t already show enough skin, the stunning number also featured a thigh-high split and very long sheer train.
No doubt all eyes were on the stunner as she arrived at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Big Apple.
The rapper – real name Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper – teamed the racy look with a pair of red heels with straps which wrapped up her ankle to just under her calf.
Quite the entrance: As if the massive cutout at the chest didn’t already show enough skin, the stunning number also featured a thigh-high split and very long sheer train
Turning heads: No doubt all eyes were on the 29-year-old half-Black, half-Filipina rappeas she arrived at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Big Apple
All eyes on her: She showed off the sheer multi-colored train as she walked up the steps to the museum
She accessorized with plenty of bling included large platinum bracelet with several diamonds along with matching wrings and dangling earrings.
Her blonde tresses were combed back and tucked behind her ears as she accentuated her natural looks with complementary make-up topped off with shiny pink lip.
The Met Gala is finally back after being cancelled in 2020 amid the pandemic. This year it was pushed to September from its traditional slot on the first Sunday in May.
The theme is In America: A Lexicon of Fashion and the event features a heavy-hitting contingent of celebrity co-chairs: actor Timothée Chalamet, musician Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman and tennis star Naomi Osaka.
Stunner: The rapper – real name Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper – teamed the racy look with a pair of red heels with straps which wrapped up her ankle to just under her calf
In the details: She accessorized with plenty of bling included large platinum bracelet with several diamonds along with matching wrings and dangling earrings
Honorary chairs for the evening will be designer Tom Ford, sponsor Instagram’s Adam Mosseri, and Vogue’s Anna Wintour.
At just 19, Billie will make history as the youngest ever co-chair of the prestigious event.
When the hosts were first announced, Vogue magazine said: ‘Each of the Met’s four co-hosts embodies the defining factor of American style: individualism.
‘[They have each] developed a distinct visual language for their public personas, one that is informed by the legacy of iconic fashion made in the USA.’
The must-have accessory for all at this year’s gala is a Covid-19 vaccine.
Gorgeous: Her blonde tresses were combed back and tucked behind her ears as she accentuated her natural looks with complementary make-up topped off with shiny pink lip
‘Currently, all attendees at The Met Gala on September 13 must provide proof of full vaccination and will also be expected to wear masks indoors except when eating or drinking,’ a spokesperson for The Met said last month.
This year’s gala will be a more intimate affair, to be followed by a larger one on May 2, 2022. Both will launch a two-part exhibition, a survey of American fashion to be on view for almost a year.
In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, opening Sept. 18, will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the museum´s Costume Institute and ‘explore a modern vocabulary of American fashion,’ the spokesperson added.
Wow factor: Saweetie looked absolutely gorgeous
Part two, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, will open in the museum’s popular American Wing period rooms on May 5, 2022, and will explore American fashion, with collaborations with film directors, by ‘presenting narratives that relate to the complex and layered histories of those spaces.’ Both parts will close on Sept. 5, 2022.
Queen & Slim filmmaker Melina Matsoukas has been commissioned to create an open-ended film to project in the galleries, with content changing during the course of the exhibition.
The gala is a major fundraiser, providing the Costume Institute with its primary source of funding.
As always, the exhibits will be the work of star curator Andrew Bolton. Bolton has previously noted how challenging the past year had been for the fashion community.
Busy week: The previous day she hit the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn
‘It’s been incredibly inspiring to see how designers have responded to the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, how they’ve found new outlets to express their creativity and new ways to present their collections,’ he said.
Bolton added that many designers had been at the vanguard of the discussion about diversity and inclusion: ‘The social justice movements of last summer reinforced their commitment to these issues and also consolidated their leadership in advancing the conversation.’
In addition to Matsoukas, other confirmed collaborators from the film world include cinematographer Bradford Young, whose projects have included ‘Selma’ and ‘When They See Us;’ production designers Nathan Crowley and Shane Valentino; and Franklin Leonard, film executive and founder of The Black List, a listing of top unproduced screenplays.
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