The 2023 Met Gala hosted plenty of celebrities, including actress/director Olivia Wilde (39) and Vogue China editor Margaret Zhang (29). Although they look gorgeous in their respective outfits, fans pointed out that the two wore the same dress, just in different tones. As the theme was “Karl Lagerfeld: a line of beauty”, the ladies chose by chance the Chloé cocktail dress, created by the late designer.
Seeing the awkward similarities, Twitter turned the situation into a meme fest.
The main difference between Olivia’s outfit and Margaret’s Met Gala 2023 was the color. THE don’t worry darling The director donned the white version of the dress, while the Vogue employee opted for Karl’s original black version.
Hilarious clips and photos take over Twitter as Olivia and Margaret wear the same dress
Internet users turned the Olivia Wilde and the same Margaret Zhang sartorial debacle in a Twitter meme fest, complete with hilarious clips and photos:
Olivia and Margaret’s Met Gala 2023 Outfits Explained
Olivia Wilde donned the white Chloé cocktail dress at the 2023 Met Gala. Her outfit consisted of a guitar-like design, running from her collar to her midriff. The same gold pattern has been cut into cuffs for both hands.
The long dress featured major side cutouts with capped shoulders. She finished the look with drop earrings and her hair flowing down her shoulders. Speaking about her ensemble at the red carpet event, Olivia said:
“It’s Chloe, designed by Gabriella Hurst and also Karl Lagerfeld because Karl was a designer at Chloe for 25 years. And it’s one of the pieces he designed in 1983 and it was reinvented for me. The original is in the exhibition, it is called the Violin Dress.
Margaret Zhang, meanwhile, wore the black dress with the same guitar/violin design, but the emblem color was a darker shade of gold.
Although she also opted for similar side cutouts, the Vogue China editor-in-chief’s outfit had a few differences. Her dress consisted of a fuller skirt and a cape with gold detailing on the hem. She finished her look with electric blue hair and black sunglasses.
The annual fashion event was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, where “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” was the theme. From May 5 to July 16, the exhibition includes around 150 outfits designed by the late Karl, as well as some of his sketches. During his life, the influential designer worked with several luxury fashion houses, such as Chloé, Balmain, Patou, Chanel and Fendi.
Karl died in 2019 at the age of 85. To honor his designs and milestones, the 2023 Met Gala featured his designs as the theme for the event.
The 2023 Met Gala took place on May 1, 2023 in New York City, starting at 7 p.m. ET. The event was broadcast live by Vogue.