Trends

The best hair moments from the Met Gala

With the wash of red carpets celebrities walk upon there are a few key dates few that get people talking and have us all constantly refreshing our news feeds for the first look, for never is a celebrity’s ‘look’ more hotly-anticipated and so carefully curated by a whole team of stylists than at the Met Gala. There’s nothing else quite like it; the Met Gala is an opportunity to play about and experiment with every aspect of a celebrity’s ‘look’ – from hair to make-up and not forgetting the all-important theme for the annual event to inspire and influence everyone’s attire. This year the theme was Rei Kawakubo/Commes des Garcons to honor the Japenese designer.

While the dress are a hot talking point we’re so glad to see that so many celebrities pulled out all the stops and carried through the fun and experimental air of dressing for the Met Gala and showed off something different with their hairstyles too. Here’s our personal picks for the best hair moments from the Met Gala.

Credit: Photo by Joe Schildhorn/BFA/REX/Shutterstock

Zendaya certainly got the unofficial memo of the Met Gala; go big or go home. She opted for a voluminous afro that complemented her full gown and she was the talking point of the night!

Credit: Photo by David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock

Bleached hair features heavily in this year’s Met Gala roundup as it seems that many a celebrity went over to the lighter side with their hair (or sported wigs which is so often the case) and we saw many bright white and chopped locks as Kylie Jenner debuted this sharp look.

Credit: Photo by Carl Timpone/BFA/REX/Shutterstock

Karlie Kloss gave a nod to Comme des Garcons with her androgynous take on Met Gala dressing pairing her suit with a sharp and blunt bob bleached an ice white shade. This is a brave and bold look that only someone with the bone structure and attitude of Karlie Kloss could carry off as well as she does.

Credit: Photo by Rob Latour/REX/Shutterstock

Stella Maxwell too channeled a slightly androgynous look and mixed with the sexes opting for a feminie barely-there gown while pulling her hair off her face in a twisted updo compiling a neat bun at the back and a rocker-esque quiff.

Credit: Photo by James Gourley/BEI/REX/Shutterstock

Does Gigi Hadid ever disappoint? Unlike many attending the Met Gala who played fast and loose with this year’s theme honoring Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo, Gigi perfectly emulated the designer’s cultural roots with this geisha inspired look.

For hair inspiration and a behind the scenes look at Grow Gorgeous follow us on Instagram 



Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones

Writer and expert

Among wedding-planning and baking (I make a mean lemon drizzle cake) my main passions are writing and good hair. On the eternal quest for long, luscious locks I’ve tried my fair share of shampoos and I’m confident I know what products make the cut.


Rachel is currently loving...