See how long it took to create Gabrielle Union’s 2021 Met Gala Dress
Gabrielle Union At the Met Gala 2021 it caused a sensation – and only for a low price of a breathtaking 1,400 hours to achieve its optical perfection.
In an interview with 2021 Met Gala: Live From E! On Monday September 13th, the actress spoke exclusively about the work behind her incredibly stunning look created by the designer Iris van Herpen.
“We’ve been working on it since April,” Gabrielle told E! News. And while the star added that it took “1,400 man hours” to assemble, the star also explained what the dress meant to her, and this year’s Met Gala theme was about the history of American fashion.
“It’s about change,” she said. “What is needed in America, what is needed in fashion, and with every step this dress changes and you see different colors. You see different textures and that’s what it should be about.”
The dress designer’s team also broke down the meticulously beautiful details behind the construction of the ensemble in an Instagram post showing the actress in motion on Sept. 13.