Jennie Makes Her Met Gala Debut in a Vintage Corset Dress From Before She Was Born

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Blackpink’s Jennie could likely dream of no better year to make her Met Gala debut. The 27-year-old star is a Chanel ambassador and took the opportunity to pay homage to the fashion house on the 2023 red carpet in an ivory duchesse satin bustier minidress that was embellished with a white camellia affixed to a black ribbon under the bust. The vintage design hails from the fall 1990 ready-to-wear collection – an outfit that was born before the star herself.

Jennie completed her ensemble with Chanel High Jewelry, including a single diamond earring that balanced out the look, since she had a white rosette woven into her braid on the opposite side. She also sported a thick black choker, elbow-length gloves, opaque black tights, and satin close-toed pumps, making for an ensemble that speaks to Chanel’s core elegance first and foremost. Her makeup included shimmering pink eyeshadow, a cat eye, and a glossy red lip. As the face of Chanel, the outfit felt nothing short of fitting as she made her way up the famous Met steps.

Jennie joins a long list of celebrities wearing vintage Chanel from the archives, including cochair Dua Lipa, whose ballgown is from 1992; Nicole Kidman, who rewore an iconic gown that she first debuted in an old Chanel No. 5 ad; and Margot Robbie, whose bodice included clear plastic and gold metal chains, with her ensemble being from the spring 1993 Haute Couture collection.

Ahead, see every angle of Jennie at her first-ever Met Gala.

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