Lifestyle Style Kylie Jenner Reveals How Met Gala Look Honored Virgil Abloh: 'We Were Supposed to Go Together' Kylie Jenner remembered late Off-White designer Virgil Abloh with love in an emotional post on Met Monday By Janine Henni Janine Henni Twitter Janine Henni is a Royals Staff Writer for PEOPLE Digital, covering modern monarchies and the world's most famous families. Like Queen Elizabeth, she loves horses and a great tiara moment. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 3, 2022 01:57 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: Theo Wargo/WireImage Kylie Jenner is honoring Virgil Abloh's legacy. The Kardashians star, 24, shared the story behind her 2022 Met Gala look on Instagram Monday night, paying homage to the late fashion designer in the caption of a carousel of pictures of herself getting ready. Tagging Abloh's Off-White brand, the makeup mogul began, "Virgil and i were supposed to go to the Met together before it got postponed in 2020. to celebrate V tonight and his incredible legacy truly means the world to me." "I'm humbled to wear this dress and honor my talented beautiful friend. we felt you tonight Virgil and love you forever," she continued, thanking the Off-White team who coordinated her Gen Z bridal vibes – a billowing white ballgown and backwards baseball cap with birdcage veil – for Met Monday. Kylie Jenner Is a High-Fashion Bride at Her 2022 Met Gala Return After Welcoming Baby Boy Shutterstock Jenner shared more details from behind the scenes in a follow-up post, including a closeup of the "Off" lettering on the illusion paneling of her fitted corset top to a choice of accessories and flowers seemingly sent by Shannon Abloh, the designer's widow. The Best Met Gala 2022 Red Carpet Looks "Kylie, you are going to be amazingly perfect tonight," a note in the colorful arrangement read. "He will be with you guiding you up the stairs. We all know he never missed a party." Kylie Jenner/Instagram Abloh died in November 2021 at age 41 following a two-year battle with cancer, PEOPLE confirmed at the time. The designer was known for his work as the artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collection, a role he assumed in March 2018, and CEO of the Off-White label, which he founded in 2012. The Kardashian-Jenners at the 2022 Met Gala: What Everyone Wore Jenner last attended the Met Ball in 2019, and the iconic Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was canceled in 2020 due to COVID concerns. For more on the 2022 Met Gala, listen below to our daily podcast PEOPLE Every Day. Three years later, the Kylie Cosmetics founder ascended the iconic steps on the first Monday in May once again for "In America: An Anthology of Fashion," part two of a yearlong exhibit about the power of American fashion at the Manhattan museum. The reality star wasn't present for "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion," the post-pandemic return of the gala in September 2021.