These 6 idols attended fashion’s biggest event

This year, Johnny Suh was one of the most talked about male attendees at the 2022 Met Gala. The member of K-pop group NCT wore a custom look by designer Peter Do and lit up social media. Johnny isn’t the first K-pop idol to attend the Met Gala. A total of six K-pop celebrities walked the prestigious red carpet.

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Mr. Gangnam Style himself, Psy, attended the Met Gala in 2013. The theme was Punk: Chaos to Couture. Psy wore a red and black plaid suit jacket, black bow tie and signature black sunglasses. He has been photographed with celebrities like Beyoncé, Chris Martin and Gwenyth Paltrow.


Choi Siwon of K-pop group Super Junior was the youngest Korean celebrity ever to be invited when he attended Psy in 2013. He opted for a classic black tuxedo and looked dashing. In a Billboard interview before the event, Siwon expressed his excitement. ” I can not believe it. Last year, I attended the gala at LACMA. I saw Tom Hanks and Jack Nicholson. I felt like I was watching a movie. He continued, “I just can’t believe it. I am very honored and very proud.


K-pop idol and actor Rain attended the Met Gala in 2015. The theme was China: Through the Looking Glass. Rain wore a sleek black tuxedo from MCM. During the event, he snapped a photo with actress Julianne Moore fresh from his Oscar win for Always Alice.

Lay Zhang

In 2019, K-pop idol Lay attended the Met Gala. The theme was Camp: Notes on Fashion. The Chinese-born member of boy band EXO wore a black double-breasted suit designed by Valentino’s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli. Lay has since left SM Entertainment but left the door open to continue performing with EXO.


In 2021, K-pop idol and former member of girl group 2NE1 CL attended the Met Gala. The theme was In America: An Anthology of Fashion. CL mixed American fashion with traditional Korean-style hanbok wearing a custom Alexander Wang. Last month, CL closed the desert at Coachella with a solo set and surprise 2NE1 reunion.


BLACKPINK member Rosé also attended the Met Gala in 2021. She wore a dress by Yves Saint Laurent. Rosé previously wore the dress in an ELLE fashion that aired earlier that year. The fashion darling is currently featured in Tiffany & Co campaigns.


In 2022, designer Peter Do made his Met Gala debut. He invited actor Eva Chen and NCT K-pop idol Johnny Suh. Chicago-born Johnny looked suave in a three-piece ensemble that included a shirtless vest. Johnny shared photos with celebrities like Anderson Paak, Gigi Hadid and Ansel Elgort.

He said teen vogue the experience was nerve wracking. “I heard my team couldn’t get in, so that really worried me. There were a lot of people I had never met before and really wanted to meet. He continued, “It was so many new things all at once.”

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