Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton helps Gwen Stefani love her girly side.
Talk with vogue About her 2022 Met Gala look, Stefani, 52, shared how her husband of 10 months served as inspiration.
Stefani walked the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a two-piece Vera Wang chartreuse mikado ballgown with a bandeau top and matching long gloves over a voluminous skirt accented with hand-cut silk flowers.
“I got a call that Vera wanted me to be her date, and I was so honored that she chose me,” Stefani recalled. “She’s got such a distinct thing that she does that’s so feminine, and I think ever since I met my husband that part of me has really come out in my own way more than ever – the femininity that I haven’t not really kissed for a lot of years, just because I was in a band with all the guys and I was on stage.”
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Stefani continued, “Fashion and makeup is such an extension of our personalities and who we are at the time and who we want to be.”
The strapless sweetheart neckline and voluminous skirt was reminiscent of the Vera Wang wedding dress Stefani wore to marry Shelton on July 3, 2021.
“It corresponds to this incredible chapter of my life: getting married, being able to work with [Vera] on the wedding dress, and now this,” Stefani said of her new partnership with the designer. “When I saw the dress in real life, the sketch came to life. It was exactly what the sketch looked like.”
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Stefani also opened up about doing her makeup for the Met Gala after her scheduled makeup artist had an emergency and had to leave at the last minute.
“I was a makeup artist myself at the time,” Stefani said. vogue. “It said to me, ‘Sit down and do your makeup, Gwen Stefani. You’ve got this new makeup line, you’re at the Met, and you’re in New York for the first time in forever. “Fortunately, I brought my kit!”