Male celebs stole the present on the Met Gala — listed below are the 9 finest appears, from Lil Nas coated in silver glitter to Pedro Pascal in brief shorts

Alton Mason paid tribute to the Chanel bride in his 2023 Met Gala outfit.

Alton Mason paid tribute to the Chanel Bride with his white lace outfit.

Alton Mason paid tribute to the Chanel Bride along with his white lace outfit.

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Mason, a Jamaican-Ghanaian mannequin, grew to become the primary black mannequin to stroll for Chanel when he appeared on the runway for the home’s 2018 Métier d’artwork present, per W Journal.

The Chanel bride is the ultimate look of each Chanel Haute Couture present, the place Lagerfeld would ship the “It woman” of the second down the runway in a bespoke white robe.

Previous Chanel brides embody Shalom Harlow and Cara Delevinge, per Vogue.

For his Met Gala outfit, Mason opted for an all-white look full with lace appliques and a tulle veil. 

Chinese language singer-songwriter Cai Xukun, higher referred to as Kun, confirmed up in a sequinned Prada coat.

Cai Xukun wearing a sparkly Prada suit.

Cai Xukun sporting a shiny Prada swimsuit.

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Cai is without doubt one of the largest stars in China, with over 38.2 million followers on Weibo.

He made his debut as a member of the boyband SWIN in October 2016 after competing within the Chinese language actuality present “Tremendous Idol,” per i-D journal. He cemented his reputation in 2018, after putting first on “Idol Producer,” one other actuality present primarily based on South Korea’s Produce 101 franchise.

For his Met Gala look, Cai opted for a protracted sequinned Prada coat with a damaged glass impact. 

He has additionally been a Prada ambassador for the final couple of years, after first showing within the model’s Fall 2019 menswear marketing campaign, per Ladies’s Put on Every day. 

Lil Nas X teamed up with make-up artist Pat McGrath to create a shiny silver cat look utilizing crystals and pearls.

Lil Nas X showed up to the Met Gala covered in crystals and pearls that took nine hours to put on.

Lil Nas X confirmed as much as the Met Gala coated in crystals and pearls that took 9 hours to placed on.

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It took the duo 9 hours to place the look collectively, McGrath instructed Vogue.

The cat-inspired look is a nod to Choupette — Lagerfeld’s beloved pet cat — and required 1000’s of crystals “from Austria” in addition to “couture lace from 25 years in the past,” McGrath mentioned.

Pedro Pascal confirmed up in a purple Valentino coat with black shorts and excessive socks.

Pedro Pascal attends the 2023 Met Gala.

Pedro Pascal attends the 2023 Met Gala in a purple Valentino outfit.

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The Chilean-born actor, who’s starring in HBO’s “The Final of Us,” is having an enormous Hollywood second — and he is now making waves on Twitter for his Met Gala outfit.

Pascal’s followers have been making references to his “slutty” bare knees on Twitter, and it is a nod to a different tweet concerning the actor’s knee-baring stance that went viral earlier this yr.

Jeremy Pope paid tribute to Lagerfeld with a Balmain-inspired cape that includes an illustration of the late German designer.

Jeremy Pope showed up in Balmain with a cape featuring an illustration of Karl Lagerfeld.

Jeremy Pope confirmed up in Balmain with a cape that includes an illustration of Karl Lagerfeld.

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The steps of the Met Gala have seen some spectacular outfit trains through the years, and this yr’s successful look belongs to actor Jeremy Pope, who confirmed up in a 30-foot cape adorned with Lagerfeld’s face, per Fashionista.

The Balmain look was made with the assistance of 70 seamstresses and “over 5,000 meters of silk chiffon,” the model instructed Fashionista.

Singer-songwriter Conan Grey was additionally decked out in a bejeweled Balmain swimsuit with an identical fan.

Conan Gray wearing a black and white suit

Conan Grey sporting a Balmain swimsuit.

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Grey’s outfit was designed by Balmain, per W Journal. It includes a floor-length jacket with sequinned sleeves and pearl-encrusted detailing.

The singer is not any stranger to gorgeous outfits on the Met Gala — final yr, he confirmed up in a sheer Valentino shirt with a billowy, translucent cape.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs made an entrance with a self-designed look comprising a floor-length coat adorned with camellia flowers.

Sean "Diddy" Combs attends the 2023 Met Gala.

Sean “Diddy” Combs attends the 2023 Met Gala.

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Aside from making music, Combs additionally based the style label Sean John in 1998, per Vogue.

His self-designed Sean John look options 600 Swarovski crystals and black pearls as a nod to Lagerfeld’s work at Chanel, Fashionista reported, citing a press launch from the model.