Angel Reese Celebrated 22nd Birthday At The Met Gala

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Angel Reese departs The Mark Hotel for 2024 Met Gala on May 06, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for The Mark Hotel)

Angel Reese, the WNBA’s newest star, celebrated her 22nd birthday in style at the Met Gala on May 6. Reese, who recently joined the Chicago Sky, made a striking debut at the prestigious event.

Dressed in a stunning custom gown by British label 16Arlington, Reese captivated onlookers with her seafoam green sequin dress. The gown featured a low-cut front, a feathered skirt, and a sheer overlay, perfectly complementing Reese’s athletic frame.

“I’m just excited to see everyone’s outfits. Everyone looks amazing in here. Being here on my 22nd birthday is amazing,” Reese shared with WWD.

Reese’s sleek ponytail and subtle silver accessories added an extra touch of elegance to her ensemble. Stuart Weitzman customized her shoes, adorning them with over 600 crystals, ensuring every detail was impeccable.

Angel Reese: From Court to Catwalk

Transitioning seamlessly from training camp to the Met Gala, Reese showcased her versatility both on and off the court. Her presence at the Gala marked a milestone for WNBA rookies, highlighting the league’s growing influence in the world of fashion and entertainment.

As Reese returns to basketball, she carries with her the excitement and glamour of the Met Gala. With the WNBA season underway, fans eagerly anticipate her performances on the court as she continues to make waves in both sports and fashion.

Reese’s journey from LSU standout to Chicago Sky sensation is a testament to her dedication and determination. As she embarks on this new chapter of her career, Reese remains focused on her ultimate goal: to be remembered as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

Reese joins a long list of athletes who have graced the Met Gala red carpet, cementing her status as a trailblazer in both sports and style. From Serena Williams to Naomi Osaka, athletes have consistently made their mark at fashion’s most prestigious event.

As the WNBA continues to gain recognition, Reese’s presence at the Met Gala serves as a reminder of the league’s rising prominence. With each step she takes, both on and off the court, Reese exemplifies strength, grace, and undeniable talent.