Jennifer Hudson stuns the crowd on the red carpet during the 2016 Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Fashion Recap: The Met Gala

JHud went for a look that was cute and affordable and she killed it!

Toni Akindele
May, 03, 2016

Jennifer Hudson made her Met Gala comeback Monday night in pure white. The Color Purple star strutted down the red carpet in none other than H&M.

“The dress is definitely a statement piece—it’s a showstopper,” she told PeopleStyleWatch before her red carpet walk. Her decision to wear an afoordable brand was inspired by the fact that she still identifies with the everyday woman. “To me, H&M is a bridge between the everyday girl and the Hollywood girl,” she said. “It represents every girl and every woman, and I feel like we all connect to it. So I feel like I’m representing every girl. I really do.”

As for her big red carpet comeback, she said, “I told H&M, ‘Don’t you worry, because I am going to display this dress.’ I’m determined to. I get a little nervous when I think about being in the middle of everything. And this is a dress that you will notice in the middle of everything. So I must be focused and ready.”
And that she did!

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