Michelle Yeoh dazzles at the 2023 Met Gala, fashion's biggest night out

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh arrives for the 2023 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo: AFP

Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh turned heads on the red carpet at this year's Met Gala. The Malaysian actress wore a black-and-white gown with oversized, puffed sleeves – the designer is currently unidentified.

This is not Yeoh's first time attending the Met Gala though. Last year, she wore a striking emerald green gown by Prabal Gurung.

Michelle Yeoh in a stunning black-and-white gown. Photo: APMichelle Yeoh in a stunning black-and-white gown. Photo: APHer star power has been shinning bright ever since she won the "Best Actress" award at the 2023 Oscars. She is the first Malaysian to have done so.

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Her performance for Everything Everywhere All At Once cemented her status as a powerhouse in Hollywood.

She is the first actress of Asian descent to win in the "Best Actress" category in the Academy's 95-year history. She's also the first Malaysian to be nominated and win in the Academy Awards.

Yeoh has also been seen actively making her rounds within the fashion circuit since last year. She has been spotted at runway shows by some of the biggest fashion houses – from Elie Saab to Balenciaga.

This year's Met Gala theme is "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty", which pays tribute to the late designer's legacy.

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Lagerfeld is a celebrated figure in the fashion industry.

During his lifetime, he is said to have helped shaped fashion on the global stage. He worked with Chanel, Fendi, Chloe and many other fashion houses, with a career spanning more than 60 years.

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