Tuesday, May 8, 2012

I'll SEE U @ THE MET!



THE MET GALA

Last night @ the Metropolitan Museum of Art, A-listers came together in fashion-forward attire to celebrate Prada & Elsa Schiaparelli's "Impossible Conversations" exhibition.


Beyonce in Givenchy Haute Couture. 



What is this event all about anyway?

The Costume Institute Gala (or Costume Institute Ball), known as the Met Ball, is nicknamed the "The Oscars of the East Coast"
It's an annual ball that celebrates the annual opening of the Metropolitan Museum's (The Met) fashion exhibit at the Costume institute!
It's theeeee RED carpet event where celebrities arrive dressed to impress, it's described as the fashion industry's "Night of Nights".
Fashion industry experts & style magazines consider the event 2 be the fashion WORLD'S best RED carpet event and is regarded as the TOP annual event in New York City.
The yearly event is hosted by VOGUE.



Diane Kruger pretty in Prada.


Each year the event has a theme, and this year's theme was "Schiaparelli and Prada Impossible Conversations"
The exhibition
 "Schiaparelli and Prada : Impossible Conversations" opens the 10th of May & runs through August @ the Met.
The 2 female designers, Elsa Schiaparellli and Miuccia Prada will have their designs on display with their approach on design from different eras throughout their careers.

Elsa Schiaparelli & Miuccia Prada




 Amber Heard in Zac Posen.



The evening includes a cocktail hour and a formal sit-down dinner with lots of after-parties to follow.
VOGUE editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour oversees both the benefit and the entire guest list!
Now I know who to call if I want to get an invitation, she laughs!

VOGUE editor-in-chief & host of the event, 
 Anna Wintour.


   Amber Valetta in Prada.



I looked through 138 dresses that the celebrities cruised down the red carpet and only chose the ones that I like, and more importantly, would wear. 
Regardless of the celebrity wearing them.
So there might be a few ladies that u might have thought I missed/forgot.......I didn't. 



 Anja Rubik in Anthony Vaccarello.



 Camila Belle in Ralph Lauren



 Carmen Diaz, Stell McCartney & MIA all in Stella McCartney.



 Caroline Trentini in Oliver Theyskens.



 Cary Mulligan in Prada.



 Supermodel, Chanel Iman in Tom Ford with Tom Ford.



 Christina Ricci in Thakoon




 Claire Danes in J.Mendel.




 Coco Rocha in Givenchy




 Debra Messing in Kaufmanfranco.


 Diana Agron in Carolina Herrera



 Donna Karen in Donna Karen



 Elisabeth Banks in Mary Katrantzou.




Emily Blunt in Kalvin Klein. 




 Emma Stone in Lanvin.



Eva Mendes in Prada. 




 This was my favorite dress of the whole evening.
Looooooooooooove it!
Ginnifer Goodwin in Monique Lhullier.





 Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy.



 Greta Gerwig in Prabal Gurung




 Hanneli Mustaparta in Calvin Klein.




 Jessica Biel in Prada.




 Jessica Stam in Dior.




 Karolina Kurkova in Rachel Zoe




 Model of the moment, Kate Upton in Michael Kors.




Katherine McPhee in Elie Saab. 




 I adored this dress!
Kirsten Dunst in Rodarte.




 Lala Anthony in Zac Posen.





 Lana Del Rey in Altuzarra.




 Malin Ackerman looking like a true Goddess. 
(If u know the designer who created this dress, pls let me know ok!).




 Mary-kate in the Row.




 Melania Trump in Marc Bouwer Couture




 Solange Knowles and Rachel Roy, both in Rachel Roy.




 Renee Zellweger in Emilio Pucci.



 Rihanna in Tom Ford.




    Rosie Huntington in Burberry.



Tory Burch in Tory Burch. 




 Julianne Hough in Carolina Herrera.




 This was another dress that stole my heart!
Kate Bosworth in Prada.



 Linda Evangelista in Prada.




 Nancy O'Dell in Zac Posen.




Vera Wang and Wendi Deng in Vera Wang.



A LOT of the ladies wore Prada and Zac Posen designs which I found to be very interesting. I only mention this b'cos it just goes to show that these designers create beautiful dresses that transcend from the Runway to Real life!
Food 4 thought darlings:-)

BTW!........whatever happened to show-stoppers, Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian, Naomi Campbell & Daphne Guinness?????? 
They didn't show up, or (even worse) weren't invited???  
Yikes!