All the Celebs Who Pulled a K-Middy & Wore a Tiara at the 2018 Met Gala

Move over, royal family. Turns out tiaras aren’t only for princesses.

The Met Gala red carpet is in full swing, and true to the iconic gala’s Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination theme, crowns are having quite a moment. Here, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Jessica Parker and seven other celebs who topped off their haute-couture looks with a dazzling crown.

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Lynda Carter

The OG Wonder Woman took a page out of Diana Prince’s playbook and accessorized her jewel-toned Zac Posen gown with a gold crown.

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Mindy Kaling

Kaling put out all the Grace Kelly vibes in a classic Vassilis Zoulias gown, navy elbow-length gloves and an ornate gold bejeweled crown. Hopefully her Ocean’s 8 character doesn’t make an appearance.

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Rita Ora

The “Anywhere” singer channeled Maleficent (with a touch of Crayola) in a Prada gown and black floral headpiece.

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Hailee Steinfeld

The Pitch Perfect actress went Pretty Pretty Princess for fashion’s big night out in a tiara and dove white silk Prabal Gurung gown outfitted with crystal spikes.

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Sarah Jessica Parker

SJP defined OTT in a birdcage-esque crown and opulent gold Dolce & Gabbana gown fit for a queen.

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Lily Collins

Collins’s Givenchy look is part American Horror Story, part Beyoncé at the Grammys, and we’re not mad at it.

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Amber Heard

The Justice League star went for gold with a halo-esque crown and red monastic Carolina Herrera number for fashion prom.

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Cara Delevingne

The model repurposed a rosary as a crystal and sequin crown and played peek-a-boob in a racy black fishnet gown by Dior Haute Couture.

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And Finally, Cardi B

Cardi B brought her “Bartier Cardi” lyrics to life and rocked diamonds all over her body (and baby bump) in a jewel-encrusted Moschino column gown and face-framing headpiece. We see you, Cardi. Okurrrr.


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