Amal Clooney wears pants on the fanciest red carpet of the year

Lauren Tuck
News Editor
Attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo: Getty Images)

Amal Clooney is an international human rights lawyer and rules the courtroom fighting on behalf of people like Nadia Murad, Julian Assange, and the entire Republic of Armenia — but she also commands the red carpet. 

On Monday night, the mother of twins walked the red carpet at the Met Gala in a custom look — including satin pants, a shiny bustier strapless top, and dramatic floral train — from up-and-coming designer Richard Quinn (he recently received the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design and even had the monarch herself in attendance at his most recent fashion show). 

Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Amal Clooney attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

George Clooney accompanied his wife, who’s one of the event’s honorary co-chairs alongside Rihanna and Donatella Versace. He was cracking jokes to the press, like when asked by USA Today about what it means to be at the Oscars of fashion, he responded, “That I lose a lot.”

When questioned about what the theme — Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination — means to him, he replied that he was an altar boy so he “knows all about it.” 

And when asked where the kids by the New York Times, he said, “They’re under the dress.” 

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