Met Gala 2021: Stars who slayed in shoes by Malaysia-born designer Jimmy Choo

From left: Eugene Lee Yang, Megan Fox, and Gabrielle Union at the Met Gala 2021. Photos: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nikolikeslife/Twitter
From left: Eugene Lee Yang, Megan Fox, and Gabrielle Union at the Met Gala 2021. Photos: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nikolikeslife/Twitter

From his very first famous client Princess Diana to his multimillion-dollar shoe empire, Malaysia-born fashion designer Jimmy Choo is a universal influence, especially at the biggest, most flamboyant fashion show of the year, the Met Gala.

This year’s fundraising gala for the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the opening of the new Costume Institute exhibit, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion. 

Last night’s highly-anticipated gala honors anything and everything American fashion, which Choo is a part of. Ten celebrities were spotted in Jimmy Choo heels at the red carpet event, scroll down to check out who they were. 

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Billie Eilish at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

Beneath her Oscar de la Renta gown, the Bad Guy singer paired her glamorous Marilyn Monroe-inspired outfit with Choo’s Kendra Platforms.

Cara Delevigne 

Cara Delevigne at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Cara Delevigne at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

English supermodel Cara Delevigne paired her all-white “peg the patriarchy” getup with Choo’s Max platform sandals.

Eugene Lee Yang

Eugene Lee Yang at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Eugene Lee Yang at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

YouTube personality Eugene Lee Yang wore shiny, red Britney Boots with his suit, matching his fiery makeup. 

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Camila Cabello at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

The former Fifth Harmony girl group member styled her sequined purple gown with Choo’s Maxi platforms.

Diane Kruger 

Diane Kruger at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Diane Kruger at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

The Inglourious Basterds actress paired her light, elegant, and neon Prabal Gurung dress with Jimmy Choo’s hot pink Saeda pumps.

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Gabrielle Union at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

The Bring It On star wore Choo’s Pattie platforms under her stunning gown, which took 1,400 hours to make.

Megan Fox

A stylist holding onto Megan Fox’s gown at the Met Gala. Photo: Nikolikeslife/Twitter
A stylist holding onto Megan Fox’s gown at the Met Gala. Photo: Nikolikeslife/Twitter

The Transformers actress did not hold back at the Met Gala in her red Dundas gown and Jimmy Choo Max platform sandals.

Valentina Sampaio

Valentina Sampaio at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Valentina Sampaio at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

Victoria’s Secret’s first openly transgender model paired her red ensemble with the Kaylee sandals.

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Mindy Kaling at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

The Office actress wore Anouk pumps under her midnight blue Tory Burch gown.

Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram
Hailee Steinfeld at the Met Gala. Photo: Jimmychoo/Instagram

The Pitch Perfect 3 actress debuted her new blonde look with a dress made from upcycled ocean plastic and Jimmy Choo Max platforms.

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