At the last Met Gala, Bella Hadid walked the red carpet on the arm of her then boyfriend The Weeknd. He wore an all-black suit, shirt, and tie, while she—coordinating like no other—stunned in a strapless black gown, complete with thigh-high slit that revealed her equally high-risen stiletto heeled boots. This year, The Weeknd walked the red carpet with his new girlfriend, Selena Gomez. It was, in fact, their public debut as a couple.
So, what was Bella to do? She walked the Met Gala red carpet alongside designer Alexander Wang, the creative genius behind her revenge look of the evening.
Hadid stepped onto the 2017 Met Gala red carpet wearing the catsuit to end all catsuits, and that's a competitive category. Not only did the black woven jumpsuit boast a barely-there back that dipped dangerously far past the small of her back, but it was also completely sheer. It fit Hadid like a glove, leaving little to the imagination.
The legs were even so covered and second-skin-like that the look covered her feet and tucked perfectly into her pointy-toe heels. What’s more, Vogue reported that Hadid was actually sewn into the catsuit to ensure the tight fit. Though she accessorized with matching diamond snake cuffs on both wrists, she had little other jewelry to speak of.
Though to the best of the public’s knowledge, the parting of ways between Hadid and The Weeknd wasn’t anything but amicable, the model managed to at least win on the court of fashion opinion. And, there were no awkward run-ins, like at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Not yet, anyway.
In any case, it certainly doesn’t hurt to look better than ever when you know you’re going to run into your ex.
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