The Met Gala sees the world’s A-listers gather in all their finery, wearing all the biggest names in fashion for a red carpet extravaganza. It’s all very glamorous—but while it does give us some magical Hollywood moments, it also deals out some fashion faux-pas, the occasional tumble and of course an endless supply of memes.
While we were treated to some serious serves by the likes of Nicola Coughlan’s Met look and Blake Lively’s red carpet reveal, which helped her retain her title as best dressed once again, we were also treated to a lot of meme-worthy moments.
The Gala has an uncanny way of turning every Twitter user into a fashion critic, and sees the internet’s meme game reach its final form. If you ask us, the Met Gala just isn't the Met Gala if you’re not also scrolling through reaction Tweets—so without further ado, here are the best Met Gala 2022…
The best Met Gala 2022 memes
To celebrate the biggest fashion night of the year—here are all the best Met Gala 2022 memes!
Miranda Priestly, that is all.
me waiting to judge the met gala looks pic.twitter.com/mBUezCDTYAMay 1, 2022
The Met Gala always sees the re-emergence of the most iconic face in fashion—Miranda Priestly. We all suddenly become possessed by her fashion prowess and despite sitting at home in our sweats, we feel free to judge whether the celebs met the theme or seriously missed.
Speaking of celebs missing the mark…
Celebrities who didn't follow the theme #MetGala pic.twitter.com/7jMHhqivbAMay 2, 2022
this could’ve easily been the greatest met gala theme of all time but no one can put google to useMay 2, 2022
Celebrities just missing, full-stop
There are a few names that come to mind when you think of the Met’s most memorable fashion moments. The list includes the likes of Zendaya, Taylor Swift and Rihanna, all of whom were no-shows this year, must to fans' displeasure.
Mood waiting for Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Zendaya to magically appear at the #MetGala pic.twitter.com/4vwLCAoTgPMay 3, 2022
Zendaya looking gorgeous as always at the #MetGala2022 pic.twitter.com/rfNebmdPIlMay 2, 2022
Get someone who looks at you the way Ryan looks at Blake
If he Doesn't look at you the way RYAN looks at BLAKE , Girl he is not the one 😭❤️#MetGala #MetGala2022 #BlakeLively #RyanReynolds pic.twitter.com/7olFR9cBZiMay 3, 2022
get yourself a supporting husband like ryan reynolds #MetGala pic.twitter.com/0vL043n4tUMay 2, 2022
Is Shawn Mendes joining the Multi-verse?
Clearly, Shawn is a Dr. Strange stan as fans couldn’t help but point out the glaring resemblance—we can’t unsee it now.
shawn mendes as #DoctorStrange pic.twitter.com/MAVw2gsbZjMay 2, 2022
I can’t see the differences #MetGala pic.twitter.com/Msmzd0tNK0May 2, 2022
It’s a swarm of suits
The men in Met Gala every year:#MetGala #MetGala2022 pic.twitter.com/fl302PdC23May 2, 2022
Sadly it is hard to spice up a tux…
Paul Mescal’s special guest
The rumored newly engaged Paul Mescal and Phoebe Bridgers were in attendance, along with that hitchhiker on Paul’s lip.
happy #MetGala to Paul Mescal, Phoebe Bridgers, and Paul Mescal's mustache pic.twitter.com/iSzgmMTkeGMay 3, 2022
It’s safe to say Twitter is a fan of the Mescal-tach.
Ashley Tisdale just being an icon
We had to give a special shout-out to this incredible tweet for Ashley Tisdale and the noughties fashion icon herself.
If I ever get invited to the #MetGala I would replicate one of my past iconic looks… pic.twitter.com/y6ZFT9OBSGMay 2, 2022
Send this woman an invite, at once!
Naomi is a trainee News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on fashion, wellbeing, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life and is training for an NCTJ Qualification.
Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.
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