Sydney Sweeney Looked Nearly Unrecognizable with Dramatic Hair Change on Met Gala Red Carpet

Is that you, Sydney?!

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Am I the only one who did a double-take when Sydney Sweeney walked onto the Met Gala green carpet?

This year’s attendees really showed up and showed out (especially the men) for the annual fundraiser, which, of course, took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. And while Zendaya completely shut down the green carpet with two (yes, two) stylish looks that beautifully interpreted last night’s theme, “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion,” her Euphoria co-star showed up in an eye-popping ensemble of her own. 

For the occasion, Sweeney apparently ditched her famous blonde locks for a black bob with wispy bangs. The Anyone But You actress gave whimsical princess vibes while donning a gorgeous sky-blue Miu Miu tulle gown, which featured embroidered flowers across the exterior. She paired the look with black leather opera gloves, which instantly reminded me of Old Hollywood. 

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The 26-year-old actress also surprised her fans (myself included) on Instagram with an up-close video of her Met Gala dress. As she turns to face photographers, Sweeney strikes a pose in her elegant ensemble for the night. In the caption, she simply wrote, “@miumiu for MET 24.”

In the comments section, her followers shared how Sweeney’s jet-black hair reminded them of another A-list celebrity: Billie Eilish. One user commented, “I thought this was Billie Eilish.” Meanwhile, one user couldn’t stop gushing over her Met Gala ensemble, writing, “Dare I say she had the best look.”

In case you didn’t know, Sweeney made her Met Gala debut in 2022. That year, the theme was “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” and mainly consisted of a gilded glamour and white-tie dress code. According to Vogue, the actress wore a white Tory Burch dress that featured a long train and a plunging neckline. 

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