The annual Met Gala is the party that all other parties strive to be. It’s what we imagine Truman Capote’s Black and White ball might look like today: the apotheosis of glamour.
Hosted by Carey Mulligan, Anna Wintour and Miuccia Prada—along with honorary co-chair Jeff Bezos—this year’s gala kicked off the Costume Institute‘s new exhibition, “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Our very own Mark Lee and Daniella Vitale were there to help celebrate, along with an unparalleled gathering of supermodels, editors, designers, actors and just about anyone else whose life is chronicled in glossy pages.
Needless to say, there was a strong showing of Barneys New York designers on the red carpet, from Giambattista Valli to L’Wren Scott to Prabal Gurung. Below, we compiled a gallery of our favorite looks from the evening, which we’d like to introduce with the same words shouted from the stage by Bruno Mars last night: “Hello, fashion!”
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Karen Elson and Alexa Chung, both in Marc Jacobs
Lazaro Hernandez, Isabel Lucas in Proenza Schouler and Jack McCollough
Prabal Gurung and Greta Gerwig in a look by the designer
Jessica Paré in L’Wren Scott
Sunrise Coigney and Mark Ruffalo, both in Bottega Veneta
Caroline Sieber in Christopher Kane
Stella McCartney and M.I.A., both in Stella McCartney
Bee Shaffer in Erdem
Carolyn Murphy in Alexander Wang
Claire, Prisca, Jenna and Virginie Courtin-Clarins, all in Mugler
Kristen Wiig in Stella McCartney
Arizona Muse in Erdem
David Neville, Candice Swanepoel in Rag & Bone and Marcus Wainwright
Constance Jablonski in Haider Ackermann
Shailene Woodley in Christopher Kane
L’Wren Scott in her own design with Mick Jagger
Carine Roitfeld in Givenchy Haute Couture
Cameron Diaz in Stella McCartney
Emma Stone in Lanvin with Alber Elbaz
Kristen Stewart in Balenciaga with Nicolas Ghesquière
Mary-Kate Olsen in The Row
Amy Adams in Giambattista Valli Haute Couture with the designer
Joan Smalls in Balmain with Olivier Rousteing
Beyoncé Knowles in Givenchy Haute Couture
Elizabeth Banks in Mary Katrantzou
Riccardo Tisci with Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture
Thakoon Panichgul with Christina Ricci, in Thakoon
Ok, enough perfectly poised pics. Check out Fashionista’s compilation of the night’s best photobombs.
All images courtesy of Style.com.