The Met Gala has come and gone, and those of us [with our less than robust dollar accounts] have judged all the looks on the red carpet. This year’s dress code was “The Garden of Time” inspired by JG Ballard’s short story. There were many looks; some on theme, some not. 

As you know, Nigerians spice up every fashion event, and there were not enough Nigerians on the red carpet this year. The Museum should rectify that next year and for their list, here are 10 Nigerians we think should be invited to next year’s MET Gala. 

1. Tiannah’s Empire

Look at the material and say that she won’t kill any theme the museum puts out. Tiannah is known for her out of pocket fashion styles, and she will not be out of place on the steps of New York’s prestigious art gallery.

2. Swanky Jerry

No Swanky, no what? No styling. Swanky Jerry would bring the swag and all the elegance to the MET and we need Swanky to style up the steps of the MET Gala for all our sakes. 

3. Priscilla Ojo

Our favourite nepo baby Priscilla Ojo is coming into her own as a fashion icon and influencer. Nothing drives home this point like her Bridgerton look: the hair, the clothes, the makeup, everything a 10 out of 10. Diamond of the Season and we love her!

4. Kim Oprah

Still on the Bridgerton wave, Lady Danbury needs to come out because there’s competition for her crown. Kim Oprah dazzled us with her look, she might be coming for the Diamond title and we’re tuned in. Apologies Lady Kim, we were not familiar with your game and the MET needs to get familiar.

5. Ayra Starr

Who else if not 21 and Dangerous? We’re excited to see Ayra transform her mini skirts into a MET Gala worthy look. And we think it’ll be truly a sight to behold.

6. Tems

She’s been to the Oscars, the Grammys, and the BET awards. One last stop at the MET, and it’ll be the last feather in her fashion crown. Someone tell the MET to call Temilade, she has something for them.

7. Rema

Remy boy might seem like he’s only into high street fashion and urban wear but the MET should give him a chance and an invite. They should trust me, he won’t disappoint. 

8. Mowalola

Is she a designer? Yes. Does she also deserve an invitation? Absolutely. Mowalola and her crew would absolutely devour the red carpet, the theme, and the paparazzi. 



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