What royals have worn to the Met Gala over the years
The Met Gala red carpet is filled with celebrities, models, and fashion designers every year.
But on occasion, members of royal families from around the world make appearances at the event.
The late Princess Diana and Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece are just two examples.
Princess Lee Radziwill wore a statement stole to the 1978 Met Gala.
Radziwill, who was First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' sister and royal through her marriage to Prince Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł of Poland, arrived at the 1978 Met Gala in a silky dress that cinched at her waist.
She added a sparkly jacket and fuzzy stole to the glamorous look.
Princess Diana's Dior dress for the 1996 Met Gala was daring for a royal.
The Princess of Wales' navy shift dress flowed to the floor and featured ruching on the empire-style bodice.
Lacy, black fabric peeked out from the neckline and on the straps, giving the gown a sexy edge that many royals wouldn't have dared to wear at the time.
Diana wore the dress just months after her divorce from then Prince Charles, and Eloise Moran, author of "The Lady Di Look Book: What Diana Was Trying To Tell Us Through Her Clothes," told Yahoo that it was a "revenge" outfit.
"That was one of her most shocking dresses," Moran told the site. "But I thought she looked fabulous. She just looks so happy and confident."
"I think she was embracing it and enjoying it," Moran added. "She knew she could never get rid of the attention and the spotlight on her, but I think she was positioning it in a different way, as a kind of international megastar, Marilyn Monroe-type icon rather than a member of the royal family. And I think the dress really reflected that."
German royal Diane von Furstenberg wore a slinky gown at the 1997 gala.
The famous fashion designer, who was married to Prince Egon von Fürstenberg from 1969 to 1983, embraced a more-is-more look for the Versace-themed Met Gala, wearing a patterned silk dress with a scooped neckline and a black fuzzy boa.
She was photographed at the event with Karl Lagerfeld, who will be honored at the 2023 Met Gala with the theme "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty."
Posing with the designer himself, Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece walked the 2001 Met Gala carpet in a Valentino gown.
The princess, who is married to Pavlos, the Crown Prince of Greece, wore a shiny teal dress to the gala.
The gown had a one-shoulder neckline that swept across the garment and created a sleeve trimmed with sparkly embellishments.
Queen Rania Al-Abdullah kept things simple for her appearance at the 2007 Met Gala.
Al-Abdullah, who became royalty when she married Prince Abdullah of Jordan, wore a navy-blue gown for the "Poiret: King of Fashion"-themed event.
It had a ruched neckline, matching puff sleeves, a crystal-lined collar, and a thick band of black satin around her waist. She paired the dress with a silk headband, diamond jewelry, and dark pumps.
Princess Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis made a case for glamorous outwear in 2017.
Simone Rocha designed her baby-pink coat, which was embellished with flower appliqués and seemingly covered a matching dress.
To add a pop of color, the royal — who is a member of the German princely House of Thurn and Taxis — added statement red heels and matching lipstick.
She matched many other stars at the event who wore shades of pink and red for the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons" theme.
At her first Met Gala in 2018, Princess Beatrice stood out in purple.
Though the night's theme was "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," the British royal's Alberta Ferretti gown was seemingly inspired by Grecian styles.
It had sheer sleeves, a flowing skirt, and diamond pieces that decorated its collar.
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