Met Gala: The Sexiest Looks From Last Night
Hollywood's hottest stars – including Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, Hailey Bieber, Cardi B, and Camila Cabello – got dressed to the nines for the annual Met Gala last night. This year's theme, "In America: An Anthology of Fashion," held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, asked stars to follow the "Gilded Glamour" dress code, and they did not disappoint. From ab-baring two-piece looks to sheer gowns, the hottest bodies in show business were on display. Read on to learn about who wore what and how Hollywood stars keep their bodies red carpet ready.
Camila Cabello showed off her flat abs in a white Atelier Prabal Gurung gown. Camila trains hard to achieve her amazing figure, working out with Jenna Willis three times a week. She recently told Shape that their workouts involve minimal equipment that focus on strength, HIIT, and balance, including complex movements that target the whole body. Most importantly, she enjoys herself. "We end up getting in an added ab workout because of how much we end up laughing," Willis told the magazine. "Somehow she manages to keep me on my toes and turn every cardio move into an incredible-looking dance move."
Vanessa Hudgens showed off nearly every inch of her gym-toned body in a sheer Moschino gown, adding a pair of Jimmy Choo heels. The star is totally devoted to fitness. "I would do seven days if I had time," she told Parade about exericse. "I love starting my day off that way because sometimes I'll have a less productive days and if I've gotten a workout in, then I feel like I'm accomplished no matter what."
Phoebe Dynevor donned a black, sheer Louis Vuitton peplum gown that showed off her incredible legs. One way the Bridgerton star prioritizes her health is by shying away from animal products. "I mostly eat a plant based diet but there's still so much more that I could be doing to help shape the world that we and the next generation will live in," she wrote in a recent Instagram post. "You don't have to become vegan overnight or ride a bike to work every single day. But little daily choices like consuming less meat and cutting down on plastic all make an impact."
Emma Stone looked angelic in a white Louis Vuitton feathered dress that put her toned legs on display. "She does two to three days of strength training with me, and she'll do a couple days of yoga and she'll throw in some of the Rise Nation classes," her trainer, Jason Walsh, told Elle about her fitness regiment.
Maude Apatow rocked a sheer Miu Miu gown. According to her mom, Leslie Mann, Maude is a big fan of a particular treatment. "We do infrared sauna sessions together," Mann told Shape, explaining that they exfoliate with a dry brush before every sweat.
Camila Mendes flaunts her incredible abs in a gold AMI by Alexandre Mattiussi dress paired with Fred Leighton jewels. "I strive to be super consistent — as consistent as I can be. Whenever I have a day off, I will make a point to work out in the morning," the Riverdale star recently told Shape.
Janelle Monáe's Ralph Lauren halter gown perfectly accentuated her toned arms. Janelle's main method of exercise? Dancing. "I do a lot of heavy sweating up on stage," the performer told Black Doctor. "We do 90-minute shows — I'm moving around and it's very high-energy. That often becomes my workout, just performing and being onstage. I guess you can say I exercise a lot, but really, I don't realize I'm getting a workout while I'm dancing onstage because I'm always having so much fun."
Kaia Gerber was glowing in an Atelier Versace gown that featured side cutouts. Kaia's approach to health is all about balance. "Staying in shape is definitely something I think about, but I don't let it get in the way. I'm active, but I'm not just going to wake up and go to the gym and not eat pizza. If there's pizza or if there's ice cream, I'm going to eat it," she told Byrdie in 2019.
Kerry Washington showed major leg in her sheer Tori Burch gown. What is the Scandal star's favorite workout? "I'm a big Pilates girl and I love to hike," she told ELLE. "You don't even want to be in your own body when [you] show up at the gym—I didn't for years," she added to Women's Health. "As women, we live in this culture where it's like, 'You have to fix this.' Pilates has allowed me to be focused on my appearance and my health in ways that are not abusive or critical."
Blake Lively looked statuesque in an elaborate Atelier Versace gown that was inspired by New York City landmarks. Per her trainer, Don Saladino, the star's stay-fit secret is consistency. "I think the thing with Blake now is that she's understanding the importance of trying to be consistent," he told E! News. "She's no different than any other person you know, she's a mother right? She's a human being. Just because she's a celebrity doesn't mean that her tissue or muscle or bones are any different. She's a human being."
Emma Chamberlain's chiseled abs were on display in a Louis Vuitton number, paired with Cartier jewels. The star is all about getting her day started with a jolt. "The first thing I do when I wake up is check the time." She doesn't set any alarms. "And then it's coffee time. I go straight downstairs to either make my coffee or get coffee with someone," she told Harper's Bazaar.
LaLa Anthony showed a little leg in a burgundy LaQuan Smith look. The star trains at the Dogpound. "I come here almost every single day and Kirk, the owner, has become one of my closest friends and a real inspiration in my life for getting myself together and focusing on myself," she told E! "I definitely have lost weight. I definitely feel better about myself, more toned, have more energy."
Alicia Keys' curves were on fire in a shimmering strapless gunmetal gray Ralph Lauren gown. The secret to her incredible abs? In a YouTube video shared in May 2020, she revealed one of her workouts with trainer Jeanette Jenkins, which involves tons of ab exercises. Cat-cows, bird-dog, upward dogs, side planks, hip dips, and side crunches are all part of her routine. "The core is involved in everything," Jenkins says in the background.
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Megan Thee Stallion showed off her pedigree figure in a gold Moschino gown. The star recently shaped up by starting her own "Hottie Bootcamp," workout on social media, a calorie blasting and toning routine blending strength and cardio workouts, including squats and kettlebell exercises. "These kettle bell work outs are hard…I really hate them butttt they get the job done," she captioned one of her videos.
Sabrina Carpenter showed off her chiseled abs in a Paco Rabanne bra top and matching skirt. Recently the singer and actress told Vogue in a video that "drinking ice cold water with lemon every morning" is her go-to morning ritual. It "has been a very very big staple in my life to make me feel like I'm awake, I'm alert, to wake up my skin, kind of get the blood pumping and flowing," she said.
Cardi B. looked like a trophy in a gold Atelier Versace gown. "I also only eat twice a day," the rapper dished in an Instagram story. "I eat a big breakfast and then I eat a big dinner."
Gigi Hadid dropped jaws in a red latex Atelier Versace catsuit, featuring a corset top. "My biggest thing is just eat healthy and work out," she told People when asked about how she maintain s her figure. "I was a volleyball player for 12 years, I rode horses my whole life, and now I box every day."
Billie Elish gave fans a rare glimpse of her curves in a Gucci gown. In a 2018 Tumblr post, Eilish revealed why she went vegan in 2014. There were a lot of reasons," she wrote. "I love animals and I just think there's no point in creating something out of an animal when the animal is already there. Leave animals alone. Damn. Also, I'm lactose intolerant and dairy is horrible for your skin and my skin is VERY aware of that."
Lizzo showed off her famous figure in an elegant Thom Browne gown. "I want people to realize that fitness doesn't have a look or an aesthetic or a weight. Fitness is a very personal thing that's between you and your doctor," the star told Billboard about her approach to health. "To have a big black girl singing about how she's working on the calisthenics – because mind you, I be in the gym everyday, but people don't believe that … I think that it's empowering for young girls, to see that it's okay to work out and not have a six-pack."
Chloe Bailey showed off a whole lot of leg in a Jessica Rabbit inspired yellow gown. Chlöe, like her sister Halle, doesn't consume any animal products. The two revealed their go-to meat-free dishes during a BuzzFeed's Sister Test session. The list included avocado toast, rice, and bread and sweets such as vegan cheesecake, donuts, and pancakes. "Sissy and I absolutely LOVE oatmeal. So for breakfast, we'll make ourselves maple, brown sugar oatmeal with a side of fruit. Sometimes for lunch, I will grill veggie hot dogs while Halle makes delicious kale chips. And to end the day off for dinner, we'll make spinach and brown rice with a side of veggie balls," the girls added to Teen Vogue in 2017.
Gabrielle Union took the plunge in a shimmering Atelier Versace gown. The star's best beauty secret? Drinking a gallon of water per day. "It's made a tremendous difference with my hair, skin, and nails. Everyone is always like, 'What did you do differently than everyone else? Why are you aging so slow?' It's something that everyone has access to and it not only helps with your beauty, it also helps with your fitness and digestion," she told Elle. She drinks half her water by noon, "casually" siping on the other half until 6:00 pm. She also revealed that she drinks "a good 32 ounces" during her workouts. "Just try and do as much as you can early," she suggests.
Hailey Bieber rocked a white hot Saint Laurent gown. The supermodel eats healthy most of the time, but takes a day out of the week to splurge. "A cheat day for me, the first thing that I crave, I'll eat. That's my rule. So if I wake up and I want pancakes, I'm gonna eat pancakes. If I want a cheeseburger for lunch or for dinner, I'm gonna eat it. If I want fries, I'm gonna eat the fries," she told Elle.
Lori Harvey's abs were the main attraction of her Michael Kors gown, cut out to accentuate her midsection. "I usually try to switch it up and do more cardio some days and more strength training on others," the Pretty Little Thing ambassador, who trains at The Dogpound, revealed during an interview. Her workouts usually start with a five minute warmup, followed by a few circuits of strength training, "either lower or upper body depending on what day it is and I always finish with ab work," she said.
Leave it to Kim Kardashian to nab one of the most American gowns in history – Marilyn Monroe's famous "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" gown designed by the legendary Bob Mackie. At first, the gown didn't fit her. "It was this or nothing," she told Vogue about her decision to slim down. "I would wear a sauna suit twice a day, run on the treadmill, completely cut out all sugar and all carbs, and just eat the cleanest veggies and protein. I didn't starve myself, but I was so strict." She went in after a month for her final fitting, and the dress fit like a glove. "I wanted to cry tears of joy when it went up."
Kendall Jenner showed off her supermodel body in a sheer topped Prada gown. Unsurprisingly, her diet is extremely healthy. "I typically eat lean chicken and brown rice, and am always snacking on raw veggies with dip and hummus. I wish I had more time to do grocery shopping because I like picking out my own vegetables," she dished to Harper's Bazaar. Her one cheat food? Fritos Chili Cheese. "Ever since I was a kid [they're] the only chips that I truly love and will eat all the time. They're really bomb," she told People.