Song Hye Kyo’s Appearance Criticized at Met Gala 2023, Why?

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Song Hye Kyo stole the show at the 2023 Met Gala held on Monday (1/5/2023) United States time. She appeared charming in a dress from the brand she represented, Fendi.

Although many people praised her appearance, Song Hye Kyo did not escape criticism from South Korean netizens. What makes him criticized? Read the following explanation!

1. This is Song Hye Kyo’s Met Gala debut

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The 2023 Met Gala marks Song Hye Kyo’s debut at this prestigious fashion event. He came to represent Fendi who appointed him as a global brand ambassador.

This opportunity is so precious for Song Hye Kyo. Because, this is the first time he is present at the Met Gala. This also proves that Song Hye Kyo’s popularity is increasingly global.

2. Song Hye Kyo appeared as a representation of Fendi

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As a brand ambassador, Song Hye Kyo came dressed in a Fendi dress in pinkish beige which made her look elegant. Many people think that the color of the dress fits Song Hye Kyo’s skin very well so that she looks “glow”.

She also completes her appearance with the hairdo hime cut which is currently a trend among South Korean artists. However, this appearance caused negative reactions from netizens.

3. Song Hye Kyo’s hairstyle and makeup are considered not to suit her and the 2023 Met Gala theme

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Not a few Korean netizens have criticized Song Hye Kyo’s hairstyle and makeup. They said that the hime cut made the actress’s face disproportionate.

Likewise with Song Hye Kyo’s makeup which was considered too plain for a fancy event like the 2023 Met Gala. They also considered her appearance to be less in line with this year’s theme, namely Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.

4. Even so, not a few think the actress looks very charming

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On the other hand, not a few netizens have defended Song Hye Kyo by saying that the actress managed to get attention on her. What’s more, Song Hye Kyo also makes many people “deceived” because she looks much younger than her age, which is 41 years. 

The actress also reaped a lot of praise for her appearance at the 2023 Met Gala. their age difference which is quite far is not visible at all.

5. Song Hye Kyo is the second Korean actress to attend the Met Gala

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Despite the criticism from South Korean netizens, Song Hye Kyo managed to make another achievement with her presence at the 2023 Met Gala. In a way, she is the second Korean actress to walk at the fashion event after Jung Ho Yeon. Because, since 2013, South Korean stars who have been invited to attend the Met Gala generally come from K-Pop idols and actors.

What do you think about Song Hye Kyo’s appearance at the 2023 Met Gala? Do you agree with the criticism directed at the star of The Glory (2022–2023)?

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