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Rihanna - Valentino Eyewear - Met Gala 2023

Eyewear stars at the Met Gala

May 5 2023

The Met Gala is the world's coolest and most prestigious annual event and is organized every first Monday in May by Vogue magazine in New York City. The Gala, formally named the Costume Institute Gala, is designed to raise funds to benefit the Costume Institute of the Matropolitan Museum of Art in New. Each spring, the event celebrates the specific theme of the year's Costume Institute exhibition, outlining the evening's formal attire guidelines. The 2023 edition is dedicated to Karl Lagerfeld, the undisputed master who passed away in 2019, with the exhibition Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty. The tribute to the great couturier also featured eyewear. Let's find out the brands and stars who chose to arrive at the gala wearing sunglasses.

Rihanna @ Valentino Eyewear

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The absolute star among the eyewear is the V Gold-Cut model by Valentino Eyewear by Akoni Group. Eyewear also starring in the Valentino SS23 fashion show, the custom version with long white eyelashes created for Rihanna caught the attention of the media.

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Pierce Brosnan @ Oliver Peoples

Madhappy and Oliver Peoples teamed up to create an exclusive color of the iconic Oliver Sun model. The juxtaposition of style and color encapsulates the eyewear brand's classic aesthetic with Madhappy's optimistic vision, as seen in the pink lens.

Labrinth @ RayBan

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British singer, rapper and songwriter Labrinth wore the innovative Ray-Ban Boyfriend Reverse, launched this month. The collection sports brand new lenses.

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Teyana Taylor @ Thom Browne

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TBS-112 is a pilot-shaped unisex model with titanium frames in white gold and dark grey lenses.

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Roger Federer @ Oliver Peoples

The Lachman Sun model worn by the renowned tennis player-who just signed a contract with the brand to create his own eyewear collection-wears Lachman Sun. The unisex design represents the quintessential Oliber Peoples sunglasses. The lenses are made of glass.

Ke Huy Quan @ Oliver Peoples

The actor wears the Kasdan model, a sunglass with a classic taste enhanced by the exclusive details of the collection to which it belongs - 1960.
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