Starring the Red Carpet from The TIME 100 Gala

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Have you ever dreamed of sharing a room with and casually chatting to some of the most influential people in the world? Well, then you should not have missed out on the latest annual TIME 100 Gala. Even if you did, we got you covered! The TIME magazine released this year’s list of 100 most influential people only a few days ago and shortly after sent out invitations to the gala event that took place in New York this past Tuesday. The influencers and celebrities dazzled the red carpet with beautiful and extravagant robes and gowns. We are bringing you an overview of some of the red carpet looks from the memorable gala evening.

Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Leslie Jones (@lesdogggg) walks the #TIME100 red carpet with fashion designer @csiriano, a TIME 100 honoree this year who designed her coat, in New York City on April 24. "When I couldn’t get a dress for the Ghostbusters premiere, Christian Siriano graciously stepped up and made me a dress like I’d known him for 10 years. He made me feel beautiful." Jones writes for TIME. "I couldn’t believe no designers were reaching out to me to make a dress for one of the biggest premieres. He kept saying, 'You have such a beautiful figure.' He made me feel like I was supposed to have that dress on." She adds: "he makes every piece feel like you are supposed to have it and like it was made for you." See the full #TIME100 list at TIME.com/100. Photograph by @landonnordeman for TIME

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@milliebobbybrown, one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018, attends the #TIME100 Gala in New York on April 24. "The first time I met Millie Bobby Brown was inside an ice cream shop. My wife and I had superfanned her, like most of the public did when they first saw her onscreen in @strangerthingstv," writes Emmy-winning actor Aaron Paul. "We asked if she wanted to meet up, and she said yes. We screamed. We picked a little ice cream shop in New York City, and then, suddenly, we were all together." He adds: "The moment we started speaking, I realized we were in the wrong setting. I had thought, Oh, she’s 12, let’s get ice cream. No. She may have been 12 in years, but her spirit and mind were timeless. A wise woman was speaking from her cherubic face. It was like speaking to a future mentor with a perspective and groundedness that I could only have dreamed of at that age. Or at any age, if I’m being honest. Maybe that’s why she’s such an extraordinary actor," Paul continues, on the now 14-year-old. "She somehow understands the human experience as if she has lived it for a thousand years. I’m proud to know her. To call her a friend. To call her my adopted daughter." See the full list at TIME.com/100. Photograph by @landonnordeman for TIME

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Human rights activist Nice Nailantei Leng'ete and Kesha (@iiswhoiis) at the #TIME100 Gala in New York City on April 24. Both are TIME 100 honorees this year. "As a Maasai child in Kenya, Nice accomplished something remarkable: she escaped the cut, her culture’s ritualized female genital mutilation. But saving herself was not enough," writes Jaha Dukureh, CEO and founder of Safe Hands for Girls. "As an adult, she has gone on to negotiate with village elders, who traditionally have not worked with women, and convince them that alternative coming-of-age ceremonies will be healthier for girls and better for communities. Her work as a project officer with Amref Health Africa has saved an estimated 15,000 girls around Kenya from the cut, as well as from child marriage." Kesha spoke out against sexual harassment and assault long before the #MeToo movement was making headlines, and nearly lost her career as a result, writes @cyndilauper. "But instead of going away quietly, she fought back. And she made Rainbow, an album that I think includes some of the best songs she’s ever written." See the full #TIME100 list at TIME.com/100. Photograph by @landonnordeman for TIME

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