Kanye West tweets about being best-dressed Met Gala couple with Kim Kardashian

The Met Gala, the biggest night on the fashion calendar, drew a who's who of celebrities on Monday evening (May 2). This year's futuristic theme, based on the exhibit Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, drew a dazzling selection of metallic outfits on the red carpet.

One couple who got it so, so right was Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who were officially named the Best-Dressed Couple of the evening by Vogue magazine, which is a big deal considering US editor-in-chief Anna Wintour has been the event chairperson since 1995.


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stole the show in Balmain

Taking to Twitter after receiving the accolade, Kanye excitedly wrote: "I'm really excited to get our first best dressed at the met. This Gala is like the Grammys of style!

"Thank you to Olivier [Rousteing, Balmain creative director] for making four dresses for Kim to choose from which we chopped 2 in half. And thank you for turning my personal jean jacket into a couture piece."

Kanye took to Twitter to share his excitment over them being named best-dressed couple

Remembering to mention the entire glam squad, Kanye added: "Also to Kim's hair and make-up, Lorraine [Schwartz] jewellery and the whole style squad at Balmain and the Yeezy team. We just had fun with the 'future' theme!!! It was a fun night altogether…"


Kim, 35, stole the show in silver embellished Balmain, showing off her incredible figure in an armour-like corseted dress with a daring thigh-high split. But 38-year-old Kanye wasn't totally overshadowed by his beautiful wife.

The rapper complimented Kim's look with an intricate silver jacket – also by Balmain – a simple white T-shirt and ripped Fear for God jeans. Really getting into the theme, the father-of-two also donned a pair of blue contact lenses, giving him a haunting look.

What was your favourite look from the night? Check out the rest here.

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