The Met Gala 2021 happened on 13th September at the famous ‘The Metropolitan Museum Of Art’ in New York. The gala happens every year to honor the Costume Institutes and American modern fashion. However, Last year Met Gala 2020 was canceled due to the covid situation but this year it came back celebrating the 75th Anniversary. And this year’s Gala theme is “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” for which the Designers and Celebrities were busy looking Fabulous and honoring the Event and the theme. Two of the celebrity caught the eyes of this news are ‘Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose’ who made their debut for Met Gala 2020. They are the cast of the remake film ‘West Side Story’ directed by Steven Spielberg coming out this year in December released by 20th Century studios. The film was delayed due to the pandemic as well.
Rachel Zegler is an American actress, singer, and YouTuber who’s been cast for the upcoming film ‘West Side Story playing the character of Maria Vasque. For the Met Gala look, she wore the ‘Dior Haute Couture ‘ Spring/Summer 2021 metallic gold drape dress with “The Empress” theme in bright dévoré velvet. She settled the look with Jewellery from Dior. Rachel Zegler was looking pretty amazing on her debut Gala. She tweeted about clicking selfies and gushing over Lorde and also stating about Pete Davidson being iconic with him. Her other upcoming project ‘Shazam: Fury of the Gods’ and ‘Snow White’ is on the 20-year old actress plate.
Along with this Ariana DeBose from the cast of ‘West Side Story ‘ also showed up looking Amazing. She got the invitation after her performance at Michael Kors show on Friday. Ariana DeBose wore Michael Kors’s new Spring 2022 collection, sparkle diamond-metallic silver beaded gown that adapted the 1920’s flapper slip dress. Her stylists Zadrian Smith and Sarah Edmiston with Kor’s team founded the perfect look and hairstyle for the actress’s debut at the Met Gala. Ariana DeBose is best known for musical theatre and film – Tv shows. She did the Broadway show ‘Motown: The Musical’ in 2013 and ‘Pippin’ in 2014. And nominated for her role in ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ for the Tony award for the Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She has been cast by Steven Spielberg for the upcoming film ‘West Side Story ‘ for the role of Anita.
The West Side Story is the adaptation of the original musical ‘West Side Story ‘ that was released back in 1957. The book was written by Arthur Laurents, and music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The 2021 remake developed back in 2014 and the filming began in mid-2019. SO we all are looking forward to this movie doing its magic as it has been reported to be premiered on 10th December 2021, If not again the pandemic situation makes everything wrong and the movie gets delayed again! But still, let’s hope and have patience. The story will follow the lead character Tony and Maria falling in love and fighting against the rival street gangs in the 1950’s New York City. watch the teaser here: