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Heavenly! Jenna Bush Hager plays up to the Met Gala’s Catholic theme in red lace with scarlet eye make-up – as she attends her first major event since the death of her grandmother Barbara
- Jenna, 36, attended the Met Gala in New York City on Monday
- The theme of the event was ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,’ and Jenna’s dress was reminiscent of a cardinal’s red robe
- The Today show correspondent’s grandmother, former First Lady Barbara Bush, passed away on April 17, and she returned to work 10 days later
Jenna Bush Hager wore a red lace gown and funky eye shadow while attending Monday night’s Met Gala — her first big event since the death of her grandmother Barbara Bush. Jenna Bush Hager, Met Gala, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Keeping with the theme of the ball — ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ — the 36-year-old Today show correspondent donned a tiered dress that looked like a glamorous version of a cardinal’s red robe. Jenna Bush Hager, Met Gala
Jenna’s lace collared gown featured bishop sleeves that flared out in the middle of her arm and gathered at her wrists, adding a touch of romance to her look. Jenna Bush Hager, Met Gala
Lady in red: Jenna Bush Hager attended the Met Gala on Monday evening wearing a lace gown in honor of the event’s theme, ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ Jenna Bush Hager, Met Gala
Added touch: The 36-year-old sported bright red shadow and lengthy lashes that made her hazel eyes pop
Jenna wore her shoulder-length blonde hair in loose waves with two braids, but it was her make-up that really made her stand out.
Although she is known for wearing a more natural-looking make-up palette, she went all out for Monday’s Met Gala.
The former first daughter sported bright red shadow and lengthy lashes that made her hazel eyes pop. Metropolitan Museum of Art
She wore minimal jewelry aside from dangling earrings and her wedding band.
All in the details: Jenna’s lace collared gown featured bishop sleeves that flared out in the middle of her arm and gathered at her wrists, Met Gala
Shades of red: The Today show correspondent sported fire-engine red nail polish that was slightly brighter than her crimson gown, Met Gala
Jenna topped off her look with a fire-engine red manicure that was slightly brighter than her crimson gown.
The evening was Jenna’s first public outing since her grandmother passed away on April 17 at the age of 92. Met Gala
Barbara died after declining further medical treatment following her admission to the hospital for congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
After joining her family in Texas for Barbara’s funeral, Jenna returned to work at the Today show 10 days later.
Update: Jenna returned to work at the Today show on April 27, 10 days after her grandmother Barbara Bush had passed away
Mourning: Jenna attended her grandmother’s funeral in Texas on April 21. She’s pictured with her parents, Laura and George W. Bush, her grandfather George H.W. Bush, and her sister Barbara Bush (L to R)
On her first day back to work, Jenna gave an update her grandfather George H.W. Bush, who was hospitalized a day after attending his wife’s funeral and burial. Metropolitan Museum of Art
George, 93, was at one point treated in the intensive care unit but he was moved to a regular patient room earlier this week. Metropolitan Museum of Art
‘He’s sad, but he’s doing well,’ Jenna told her Today colleagues. ‘Last time we talked to him he was eating barbecue.’
The former president, she said, is looking forward to traveling to Maine, where he has his summer home in Kennebunkport. Metropolitan Museum of Art
‘He’s doing great,” Jenna told her coworkers. ‘He’s goal-oriented, and he wants to get to Maine. We think he’s going to be going there.’