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The Met Gala 2020 is officially cancelled—so stars post what they would have worn instead

Check out what Julia Roberts, Amanda Seyfried, Bella Hadid, and more Hollywood celebs had planned to wear for Met Gala 2020

Doreen Penilla

May 20, 2020
The Met Gala 2020 is officially cancelled—so stars post what they would have worn instead
The Met Gala, undoubtedly the biggest fashion event in the world, has officially been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event is traditionally held on the first Monday of May every year, and is attended by the most influential people in art, film, music, and fashion. It is also a fundraising benefit done by Metropolitan Museum of Art for the benefit of their Costume Institute in New York City with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour as chairwoman. 

This year’s theme was going to be "About Time: Fashion and Duration" and we're disappointed because we all know it would have just been spectacular. But we're glad some Hollywood celebs posted the looks they would they have worn instead! 

Academy award-winning actress Julia Roberts posted this photo looking like a real "pretty woman" in a dreamy black & white gown. "Here's me... not going to the Met Ball tonight.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Julia Roberts (@juliaroberts) on


Katy Perry, who announced her pregnancy just last March in her “Never Worn White” music video, shared that she was supposed to wear a Jean Paul Gaultier cone bra à la Madonna with a large belly plate. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on


“Mamma Mia!” actress Amanda Seyfried shared a photo of her in a floral blue number and captioned it, “What I would’ve tried to wear to the Met Gala this year.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Amanda Seyfried💛 (@mingey) on


Meanwhile, Indian superstar Priyanka Chopra held her own little fashion moment at home and wrote, “First Monday in May. This year’s theme: Pretty Pretty Princess.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Priyanka Chopra Jonas (@priyankachopra) on


Top model Bella Hadid’s makeup artist Sam Visser posted a photo showing Bella's "test run" for the event. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by SAM VISSER (@samvissermakeup) on


Other celebrities took on the #MetGalaChallenge, which encourages fashion enthusiasts to recreate their favorite Met Gala looks from the past years. 

Writer/actress Mindy Kaling did her own improvised version of Jared Leto’s Met Gala 2019 look!



American figure skater Adam Rippon also posted his own budget-friendly take on Rihanna’s iconic yellow cape during the 2015 Met Gala.



Check out some more fashion moments here!




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