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Met Gala: Indian Americans Mindy Kaling, Mona Patel Up The Glam

Met Gala: Indian Americans Mindy Kaling, Mona Patel Up The Glam

Met Gala: Indian Americans Mindy Kaling, Mona Patel Up The Glam

India-West News Desk

NEW YORK, NY – Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion nights, now draws money bags, socialites, and celebrities as well as talent from India. So, it saw the likes of Isha Ambani, Natasha Poonawalla, Ali Bhatt, and Sudha Reddy. In a thrilling moment, ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee also debuted on the red carpet.

Simone Ashley, the Indo-British actress known for her role in the popular ‘Bridgerton’ series was all smiles on fashion’s big night. Ambika Mod, who played Shruti Acharya in the BBC drama series ‘This Is Going to Hurt’ and Emma Morley in the Netflix miniseries ‘One Day’ was also a striking presence.

Indian American

May 6 also saw media favorite and undeniable Indian American talent Mindy Kaling. Of the Indian presence on the Met carpet, the one who was a standout seems to have been entrepreneur Mona Patel. “One of Met Gala’s Best Dressed,” declared British Vogue. People wrote she “turned heads.” The Daily Mail said she had “taken the internet by storm.”

Mindy Kaling

After the Grammys 2024, ace designer Gaurav Gupta created magic with his assemble at the gala night. Comedian and actress Mindy Kaling showed up in a gorgeous champagne-colored architectural gown designed by him. For the glam, she kept her makeup more subtle, rounding her look with her hair in a sleek wavy bob.

Mona Patel

Fashion entrepreneur and philanthropist Mona Patel turned heads in her stunning creation. She graced the carpet in a stunning custom creation by Iris Van Herpen. Her gown featured sleeves with butterflies. However, what caught the attention at the event was the mechanics attached to the butterflies on her dress that made flap as she walked the carpet. She was styled by Law Roach. Born in Vadodara, she moved to America in 2003 and has since founded several companies, such as HauteX Ventures and radXai, a health tech startup, the Daily Mail said.

Simone Ashley

She made a stunning appearance on the red carpet in a black and blue sequin-studded gown designed by Prabal Gurung. The gown featured a skirt with alternating vertical divisions of blue and patterned hues. The plunging V-neckline added a touch of drama, while the cutouts at the midriff ensured a modern edge to her look.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

The man behind the creation of Alia Bhatt’s ensemble himself created history by becoming the first Indian designer to grace the prestigious Met Gala carpet. He attended the fashion extravaganza wearing an embroidered cotton duster coat from the Sabyasachi Resort 2024 collection layered with tourmalines, pearls, emeralds, and diamonds from Sabyasachi High Jewelry.

Alia Bhatt

She made an entrance on the green-tinged carpet, in an exquisite mint green floral Sabyasachi saree, marking her second appearance at the prestigious event. With a train that practically engulfed the carpet, Bhatt’s ensemble was captivating. The Indian media and fans have gushed.

Ambika Mod

Popular actress and comedian Ambika Mod graced the carpet in a custom monochrome Loewe gown designed by Charles James and styled by Farrah O’Connor.

Isha Ambani

Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries came in Indian designer Rahul Mishra’s couture sari gown, featuring a long floral train. Anaita Shroff Adajania styled her for the gala. It was 2017 when she made her Met Gala debut.

Sudha Reddy

Philanthropist and businesswoman Sudha Reddy made a captivating appearance in a custom creation from Tarun Tahiliani’s atelier, complemented by exquisite jewelry. She stunned in the ‘Amore Eterno’ necklace, featuring a remarkable 180 carats, a 25-carat heart-shaped diamond at the center, and three additional 20-carat heart-shaped diamonds.

Natasha Poonawalla

She was another Indian celeb who arrived at the Gala night. Natasha never stops surprising the fans with her unconventional and striking fashion choices. This year, her ensemble was custom-made from Maison Margiela’s Artisanal Collection, designed by John Galliano. She opted for a white strapless bodycon dress with black ripped chiffon details on it and Natasha completed the look with a fluffy matching cap. 

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