Lady Gaga Goes Big With Her Pre-Met Gala Dinner Dress

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Little monsters are you ready for this?

Lady Gaga made a big statement when she left for a pre-Met Gala dinner on Sunday night in New York City. The Oscar winner wore a short Marc Jacobs 2019 Fall runway black and white striped dress with layered ruffles. She paired the look with a black vertical fascinator that gives royal wedding attendees a run for their money.

Gaga offset her large show-stopping dress with the all-time perfect accessory: a teeny tiny black purse. Can it hold a lipstick or cellphone? Likely not, but let Gaga be Gaga.

“Met gala countdown #fashion #metgala #camp #ladygaga,” she captioned the picture of herself in the dress on Instagram. 

The Joanne artist wore black tights and what looks like the same platform combat boots she showed off on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala.

She’s been making everyone on social media extremely eager to see her Met Gala look, and she prefaced her arrival at the Super Bowl of Fashion with some posts about her return to the Big Apple.

On Friday, Gaga posted a picture of herself inside a private plane wearing a dress with lemons on it and black Dr. Martens combat boots.

“Met Gala here we come. Destination ‘Camp,’ so excited to co-chair Anna’s event,” she captioned it. 

Gaga even went the extra mile to get in the spirit of the theme. She added in parentheses, “and I didn’t shave my legs for 4 days which really completes the look .”

She traded in the sunny California look for more a classic New York get-up upon her arrival. On Saturday, she shared a picture of herself standing in a courtyard wearing a black leather jacket, black ripped jeans, a yellow shirt and black Celine boots.

“Back in the New York Groove,” she wrote.

The 33-year-old is one of the co-hosts of the 2019 Met Gala alongside Anna Wintour, Gucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele, Harry Styles and Serena Williams

The Met Gala has been home to many over-the-top outfits over the years, and Gaga certainly won’t disappoint tomorrow night if her look tonight is any indication for what’s to come.

Gaga was just one of the many stars to gather for the pre-Gala dinner. Gwyneth Paltrow, Elle Fanning, Rita Ora and James Corden were just a few of the big names to attend the soiree. 

Take a look at the photos below to see the stars’ Sunday best before the highly anticipated Met Gala.


Harry Styles

The former One Direction frontman doesn’t let the rain hinder his stylish look of a red coat, white tank and wide-legged black pants.


James Corden & Julia Carey

James Corden looks one of a kind in his polka dot suit with his wife Julia Carey.

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Anna Wintour

The Vogue editor-in-chief wears a burgundy leather coat and boots and pairs it with a green, white and black patterned dress.

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Rita Ora

The British singer wears a number of patterns and colors before the Met Gala dinner.

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Janelle Monae

The “Make Me Feel” singer shows off her toned legs in a matching skirt-top combo.

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Gwyneth Paltrow & Brad Falchuk

The Goop founder and her husband keep walking as they make their way to the event.

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Lady Gaga

The singer scores tons of applause with this Marc Jacobs outfit.


Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian

The tennis great shines bright in a neon yellow dress as she and her husband walk hand-in-hand.

Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning gets some directions before heading into the 2019 Pre-Met Gala dinner.

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We can’t wait to see what all these stars bring to the carpet Monday evening for the biggest fashion event of the year.

Watch E!’s Live From the Red Carpet: The 2019 Met Gala special on Monday, May 6 starting at 5 p.m. ET/ 2 p.m. PT! And don’t miss E! News Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. for a full recap of fashion’s biggest night!

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