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Ranking the Brits who attended the Met Gala by how hard their outfits slayed

Michaela Coel ate and left no crumbs

Everyone knows the best part of the Met Gala is judging celebrities’ haute couture while sat on your sofa in pyjamas you bought from Primark in 2011. And this year, plenty of Brits showed up to the (some may argue overly pretentious) fundraising benefit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. No Harry Styles, though. Sob.

Still, Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, Daisy Edgar Jones— loads of our national treasures showed up and showed out. So, here’s a definitive ranking of the Brits who attended the 2023 Met Gala, based on how hard their outfits slayed:

Best dressed Brits at the Met Gala 2023, ranked

16. Florence Pugh 

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I hate this hat, I’m sorry. It’s like a perpendicular dart board.

15. James McAvoy 

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It’s giving slutty grandad, which makes me feel intensely confused.

14. Cara Delevingne

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There had to have been a better layering option than leather leg warmers.

13. Jonathan Bailey

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A little bit Burton. Hate the shades in the night time.

12. Emily Blunt 

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50 per cent slay. But her Devil Wears Prada character would have done better.

11. Suki Waterhouse

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I get the fairy core trend but it’s giving wedding guest in the home counties. Rob is also there.

10. Lily James

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Very Dr. Martens and a ciggie for lunch in Berlin energy.

9. Skepta 

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8. Stormzy

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Matchy Matchy vibes with Skepta. National treasure energy.

7. Bill Nighy 

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He’s 73 and he knows how to DRESS. Has to serve for his girlfriend’s party x

6. Kate & Lila Moss 

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Gorgeous girly silk and feather vibes from fashion’s fav mother-daughter duo.

5. Lily Collins 

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Possibly the chicest look of the night. Vera Wang slay.

4. Dua Lipa 

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If Chanel did Disney princesses, this would be her look. Claudia Schiffer modelled this bridal dress in the 90s. Iconic.

3. Rita Ora

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I audibly gasped when I realised this was Rita Ora. Big Beyoncé energy.

2. Daisy Edgar-Jones 

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The right amount of dazzle. A balance of sexy and chic. Chefs kiss for Daisy Edgar Jones.

1. Michaela Coel 

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And, finally, the Met Gala’s co-chair, Michaela Coel, looking nothing short of regal. Wowing, bowing. Can’t get enough.

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