This year’s Met Gala theme is “The Garden of Time”. Celebrities are gathering at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to raise money for the Costume Institute, where they’ll enjoy a dinner catered by Olivier Cheng. “We wanted to create a menu that felt a bit romantic and ethereal, yet focused on the best seasonal ingredients,” Cheng told Vogue. “Drawing on inspiration from the lush gardens and palaces of Sleeping Beauty’s fantasy world, we really aimed to build our own bite-sized fairytale,” he added.

We won’t get to eat like the stars, but here we have reimagined some of the gowns, beautiful gowns (and suits) as Melbourne restaurants.

Zendaya Part I is Her

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Her Rooftop. Photography: Arianna Leggiero


Zendaya Part II is Purple Pit



Purple Pit. Photography: Ashley Ludkin


Gigi Hadid is Moon Mart



Moon Mart. Photography: Jamie Alexander

Colman Domingo is Reine



Reine. Photography: Jamie Alexander

Barry Keoghan is Gimlet



Gimlet. Photography: Pete Dillon

Laufey is Kori



Kori Hawthorn. Photography: Courtesy of Kori / Shannon McGrath

Michael Shannon is Milney's



Pringles and caviar from Milney's. Photography: Kate Shanasy

Jennie Kim is Matcha Mate x Nimbo



Matcha Mate x Nimbo. Photography: Casey Horsfield

Donatella Versace is Green On



Salad from Green On. Photography: Courtesy of Green-On / Pete Dillon

Sabrina Carpenter is every espresso bar in Melbourne