Last night was the Fashion Community’s Oscars, The 2014 Met Gala! The Fashion Event of the Year. The 2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala Benefit ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’ went down in New York City. This year, the Met Gala celebrated legendary American couturier Charles James, who has a whole exhibit called “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” to pay tribute to his vast contributions over the years.
Anna Wintour, the host of the evening, was the first to take to the red carpet. She wore Fall 2013 Chanel Couture organza gown with black, pink and white appliqués featuring a sheer yoke.
Sarah Jessica Parker was one of the first people to strike a pose on the red carpet. She opted for a custom Oscar de la Renta gown with peplum petals and elegant white gloves. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Balmain Fall 2014 from head to toe. Karolina Kurkova looked amazing in a teal Marchesa Spring 2011 gown. Zoe Saldana in a custom Michael Kors gown.
Nicole Richie in a Donna Karan Atelier custom-dyed and a Zagliani clutch. Taylor Swift wore a custom Oscar de la Renta gown of pale pink embellished satin accented with Lorraine Schwartz jewels. Lupita Nyong’o in an interesting Prada ensemble. Blake Lively wore a custom Gucci Première silk chiffon blush gown embroidered with rose-gold sparkling details with Christian Louboutin Body Strass Pumps. Her husband, Ryan Reynolds, was donned in Gucci. Leighton Meester in a gold Emilio Pucci gown from the Fall 2014 collection.
Solange Knowles in custom 3.1 Phillip Lim frock, 3.1 Phillip Lim sandals and Lorraine Schwartz jewels. Rihanna in a custom Stella McCartney skin-is-in creation.Beyoncé in a black beaded Givenchy Couture number with a pair of Givenchy Black Suede Ankle-Strap Platform Sandals and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.
Naomi Campbell looked stunning in a Givenchy number. Kim Kardashian in Lanvin and Kanye West in a Lanvin suit and Givenchy shirt along with Balenciaga boots.Rita Ora wore a Donna Karan Atelier antiqued matte gold sequined silk tulle gown with an asymmetrical sculpted train with custom Casadei over the knee boots and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Cara Delevingne, in Stella McCartney. Erykah Badu in head to toe Givenchy Couture. Kendall Jenner in a Topshop gown with a Chopard diamond chocker necklace