The heights of high fashion ascend no further than arrivals to the red carpet of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit—or simply the Met Gala, as it’s known to those to assembled last night to celebrate the opening of the retrospective honoring designer Rei Kawakubo and her incomparable creations for Comme des Garçons. From movie stars to models, designers to debutantes, the fashion-forward crowd was encouraged to embrace an avant-garde dress code for fashion’s biggest night, and they surely didn’t disappoint. Here, we’ve selected a few of our favorites. Scroll on for a closer look at the dresses that dazzled before stopping into the Met to view the exhibition for yourself, which is on view now through September 4, 2017. And if the pieces at the museum aren’t enough to sate your Comme cravings, be sure to stop by Barneys Madison Avenue or Downtown flagships to see our latest window installations, which currently also feature the works of Rei Kawakubo alongside sculptures by the inimitable artist, Louise Bourgeois.