Winnie Harlow commands attention in a futuristic ballerina couture gown at the 2022 Met Gala

Winnie Harlow was a showstopper while attending the 2022 Met Gala held at The Metropolitan Museum in New York on Monday.

The Jamaican-Canadian fashion model, 27, turned heads in a futuristic ballerina Iris van Herpen couture gown, featuring a black root-like motif at the center.

Upping the fashion ante even further, she paired the unusual ensemble with a large crystal crown adorning her head.

All eyes on Winnie: Winnie Harlow was showstopper while attending the 2022 Met Gala held at The Metropolitan Museum in New York on Monday

All eyes on Winnie: Winnie Harlow was showstopper while attending the 2022 Met Gala held at The Metropolitan Museum in New York on Monday

The former America’s Next Top Model contestant coordinated the stylish ensemble with simple pointed-toe white heels.

Winnie’s dark tresses were parted in the middle and slicked into a voluminous low bun in the back, letting her head-piece be the focus of all the attention.

The beauty rocked glamorous makeup for the special evening, featuring voluminous lashes, bronze eyeshadow and a nude lip.

Galactic ballerina: The Jamaican-Canadian fashion model, 27, turned heads in a futuristic ballerina Iris van Herpen couture gown, featuring a black root-like motif at the center

Galactic ballerina: The Jamaican-Canadian fashion model, 27, turned heads in a futuristic ballerina Iris van Herpen couture gown, featuring a black root-like motif at the center

Queen of the ball: Upping the fashion ante even further, she paired the unusual ensemble with a large crystal crown adorning her head

Queen of the ball: Upping the fashion ante even further, she paired the unusual ensemble with a large crystal crown adorning her head

Winnie was spotted getting into the spirit of her look atop the Met Gala stairs, where she extended her arm above her head in a classic ballet pose.

Speaking on the red carpet, the model praised her designer, saying, ‘She creates masterpieces when it comes to all of her looks, down to the headpiece. Everything, the detail. ‘

‘This is my second year coming with her, and it’s just an honor every time,’ she added.

Angelic theme: The former America's Next Top Model contestant paired the stylish ensemble with simple pointed-toe white heels

Angelic theme: The former America’s Next Top Model contestant paired the stylish ensemble with simple pointed-toe white heels

Showstopper: Harlow was a showstopper on the red carpet

Showstopper: Harlow was a showstopper on the red carpet

Beautiful: The beauty rocked glamorous makeup for the special evening, featuring voluminous lashes, bronze eyeshadow and a nude lip

Beautiful: The beauty rocked glamorous makeup for the special evening, featuring voluminous lashes, bronze eyeshadow and a nude lip

She also touched on the theme of the night, which was ‘gilded glamor’, and explained that the phrase meant to her.

‘Dipped in glamor. Making sure that everything is up to the T, and I think that’s just what the Met is in general, ‘she explained.

At another point in the night she was seen posing with singer Teyana Taylor, 31, who looked incredible in a striking violet ensemble and a unique head piece of her own.

Eye-catching: Winnie's dark tresses were parted in the middle and slicked into a voluminous low bun in the back, letting her head-piece be the focus of all the attention

Eye-catching: Winnie’s dark tresses were parted in the middle and slicked into a voluminous low bun in the back, letting her head-piece be the focus of all the attention

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit, also known as the Met Gala, is considered by many as the ‘Super Bowl of celebrity red carpets.’

Fashion’s biggest night is traditionally held the first Monday in May to raise money for the Costume Institute in New York City, with last year’s event moved to September due to the pandemic.

This year’s dress code matches the theme of ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion,’ a continuation of last year’s ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.’

Theatrical: Winnie was spotted getting into the spirit of her look atop the Met Gala stairs, where she extended her arm above her head in a classic ballet pose

Theatrical: Winnie was spotted getting into the spirit of her look atop the Met Gala stairs, where she extended her arm above her head in a classic ballet pose

Praise: She heaped praise on her designer while on the red carpet, saying, 'She creates masterpieces when it comes to all of her looks, down to the headpiece.  Everything, the detail '

Praise: She heaped praise on her designer while on the red carpet, saying, ‘She creates masterpieces when it comes to all of her looks, down to the headpiece. Everything, the detail ‘

Tickets for the glitzy event can reportedly cost up to $ 35,000 apiece, while prices for a table range from $ 200,000 to $ 300,000, with last year’s bash raking in a whopping $ 16.4 million for the Met’s Costume Institute.

Regina King, power couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, and Lin-Manuel Miranda are hosting this time, taking over from Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka.

This will be Miranda’s first time as a Met Gala co-chair (and guest) but he was originally intended to co-host the 2020 edition before the pandemic forced its cancellation.

An honor: 'This is my second year coming with her, and it's just an honor every time,' she added

An honor: ‘This is my second year coming with her, and it’s just an honor every time,’ she added

Theme of the night: She also touched on the theme of the night, which was 'gilded glamor,' and explained that she took the phrase to mean 'Dipped in glamor'

Theme of the night: She also touched on the theme of the night, which was ‘gilded glamor,’ and explained that she took the phrase to mean ‘Dipped in glamor’

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is once again supervising the benefit as chairwoman, a position she has held since 1995. Her fellow honorary co-chairs are designer Tom Ford and Instagram head Adam Mosseri.

As usual, the sartorial theme comes from the exhibit of the gala launches: ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion,’ which is the second of star curator Andrew Bolton’s two-part show exploring the roots of American style.

This exhibit will showcase some lesser-known designers, and also some top film directors, including Sofia Coppola, Martin Scorsese, host King, and last year’s Oscar winner Chloé Zhao.

A trend: At another point in the night she was seen posing with singer Teyana Taylor, 31, who looked incredible in a striking violet ensemble and a unique head piece of her own

A trend: At another point in the night she was seen posing with singer Teyana Taylor, 31, who looked incredible in a striking violet ensemble and a unique head piece of her own

Bolton said eight directors will create what he called ‘cinematic vignettes’ in the period rooms of the American Wing of the museum.

Similar to the September event, there will be 400 guests this year, lower than the pre-pandemic highs of 500-600 attendees.

More than half of the pieces in the opening exhibition will be rotated out and garments from designers not yet featured will go on display.

The Met Gala is a huge money-maker for the museum, and provides the Costume Institute with its main source of funding.

A rose: The stunner playfully hiked up her leg as she posed in front of a vivid red rose wall

A rose: The stunner playfully hiked up her leg as she posed in front of a vivid red rose wall

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