It’s one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year and last’s Met Ball did not disappoint. Old-school glamour was back on the red carpet with ‘White Tie Decorations’ as the theme for the celebration dedicated to couturier Charles James. With an array of tones and shapes on display, this year proved to be a elegant night not to forget! Above young Hollywood stars Hailee Steinfeld and Anna Kendrick led the way in one of the biggest trends of the evening, Monochrome. Hailee in Prabal Gurung and Anna in J.Mendel.
Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie opted for be-jeweled Prada dress, Chloe Moretz wore fun frill detail Chanel Couture and Naomi Watts made a change from her usual style in fading white to black Givenchy Couture gown.
Both Zoe Saldana and Jessica Pare attended the event in Michael Kors with Zoe in a halter neck dress featuring a sculpted taffeta skirt and Jessica in black and white strapless gown with sequin detail.
Moving away from monochrome and into classic black, Beyonce wore heavily beaded Givenchy Couture with veiled headpiece, model Georgia May Jagger was daring in low-cut and high split and Gisele Bundchan opted for a super sexy floor length sheer detail dress.
Going for gold! Lea Michelle shone in Altuzarra, Leighton Meester wore Emilio Puccie, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley showed of her pins in Balmain and Kristen Stewart stood out from the crowd in Chanel Couture.
Pale blue perfection: Elizabeth Olsen went for a short embellished Miu Miu dress, Alexa Chung looked super stylish in Nina Ricci, Diane Kruger was elegant in shimmering floor length gown and Bee Shaffer went ultra glam in Alexander McQueen.
Pretty in Pink: Rachel McAdams went for a simple understated style in Ralph Lauren, Taylor Swift brought a touch of old Hollywood glamour in Oscar de la Renta and Kate Bosworth was super chic in Stella McCartney.
The winner of our best dressed has to go to the ever beautiful Blake Lively who wore a nude Gucci Premiere floor length gown with shimmering detail and long train. Model Suki Waterhouse wore layered princess style Burberry dress also in a nude tone.
Dita Von Teese always knows how to accentuate her best assets and this cream and red Zac Posen dress was the perfect choice. Jessica Alba was lovely in lace Diane Von Furstenberg and model Kendall Jenner was sophisticated in Topshop.
Ladies in red: Allison Williams in Oscar de la Renta, Anne Hathaway in scarlet two piece and Zoe Kravitz in Topshop.
Popping in prints! Above: Host of the night and American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour wore Chanel Couture. Emmy Rossum was bold in bright floral Carolina Herrera and Maggie Gyllenhaal was as individual as ever in circle print Valentino. Below: Chloe Sevigny in Kenzo, Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton and Shailene Woodley in Rodarte.