The Met Gala is the party of the year, like the Oscars in fashion. It is also the opening night of the annual fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. After last year’s posthumous Alexander McQueen retrospective “Savage Beauty”, the “Schiaparelli & Prada – Impossible Conversations“is now on show.
With the met gala being one of the biggest red carpet events, it is quite a task narrowing down the many fabulous gowns to choose my absolute favourites. The ones in the collage above are on my best-dressed list, with the following three being at the top:
Dreamlike: Gwyneth Paltrow in Prada…
…with beautiful jewels by Anna Hu
A piece of art: Elizabeth Banks in Mary Katrantzou F/W 2012
Soulmate: Lizzy Tisch in Mary Katranzou’s stunning Harp Hazzard dress from S/S 2012
But it wouldn’t be fun if I didn’t point out the more questionable fashion moments or let’s say to show you the most daring appearances. Enjoy!
Bird of Paradise: Florence Welch in Alexander McQueen
Too much bronzer: Leighton Meester in Marchesa
Scene-stealer: Marc Jacobs in Comme des Garçons with Lorenzo Martone
Booty Call: Beyoncé in Givenchy Haute Couture
Unlikely couple: Karolina Kourkova with tiny Rachel Zoe, the designer of her space-like gown
The new Anna? Giovanna Battaglia in Dolce & Gabbana with Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld
The Jolie-leg effect: Anja Rubik in a scary hip-slit gown by Anthony Vaccarello
Daughter of Daphne Guiness? Mary-Kate Olsen in The Row
Which one is your favourite or which one don’t you like at all? You can comment on Sandra’s Closet’s facebook page here.
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