The MET Costume Institute Gala 2014: “Charles James: Beyond Fashion”

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The 2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala was held last night on 5th May 2014 in New York. The exhibition “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” gathered the most important people from fashion industry, A-list celebrities and music stars to celebrate the career of the legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906–1978). As a part of the special day, yesterday morning the First Lady Michelle Obama emphasized the importance of the Costume Institute and then cut the ribbon of the new Anna Wintour Costume Center opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. All the attendees were dressed in accordance to tonight’s theme which is “White Tie and Diamonds.” Check out the red carpet gallery below, and decide who were the best dressed celebrities…

 

French actress Marion Cotillard donned bold red lips makeup look while looking elegant in Christian Dior dress and accessorized with Chopard jewelry.

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Actress Blake Lively shined on the red carpet in Gucci Premiere silk gown with plunging neckline. She was joined by her husband Ryan Reynolds.

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British supermodel Naomi Campbell walked the red carpet together with designer Riccardo Tisci. She was dressed in white dress he designed for Givenchy.

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American actress and style icon Sarah Jessica Parker arrived in floor length Oscar de la Renta black and white gown, accessorized with white gloves and Fred Leighton jewelry.

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American designer Michael Kors and actress Zoe Saldana walked the red carpet together. Of course she was dressed in his dress with plunging neckline.

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Beyonce Knowles and husband Jay-Z walked the red carpet together. She was dressed in sheer black Givenchy dress and accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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Brazilian model Adriana Lima looked elegant dark brown Givenchy strapless gown.

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Designer Prabal Gurung found his muse in young actress Hailee Steinfeld, who was dressed in his floor length black and white dress with lots of volume, accessorized with Charlotte Olympia shoe and Van Cleef and Arpel jewelry.

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Music star Rihanna looked sensational in all white Stella McCartney crop top and floor length skirt, accessorized with Jacob & Co. and Dionea Orcini jewelry.

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The star of “Mad Men”, actress Jessica Paré looked elegant in Michael Kors floral print strapless dress.

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Music star John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen were all smiling while walking the red carpet. She was dressed in Ralph Lauren halter column dress.

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Actress Emmy Rossum wowed in strapless Carolina Herrera gown.

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Designer Zac Posen walked the red carpet with Dita Von Teese, who was wearing his mermaid shape gown.

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Model Arizona Muse looked regal in elegant red Ralph & Russo Couture red ball gown.

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Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham looked very elegant in matching white looks while walking the red carpet. He was wearing Ralph Lauren suit.

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American actress Jessica Alba looked radiant in Diane Von Furstenberg golden dress while walking the red carpet.She was joined by her husband Cash Warren.

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American model Dree Hemingway was dressed in Proenza Schouler dress from their spring 2014 collection.

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Designer Olivier Theyskens was joined by actress Felicity Jones, who was dressed in his black gown.

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Actress Michelle Williams was dress in Louis Vuitton mini dress with lots of sequins.

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Puerto Rican beauty Joan Smalls looked stunning in nude color Vera Wang strapless silk tulle gown and accessorized with Ruthie Davis shoes. She was accompanied by designer Vera Wang.

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Actress Katie Holmes looked elegant in Marchesa gown.

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American model Lily Aldridge shined in metallic Michael Kors strapless dress.

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Designer Joseph Altuzarra walked the red carpet together with actress Lea Michele.

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The newly engaged couple, rapper ASAP Rocky and model Chanel Iman hold hands while walking the red carpet. She was dressed in TopShop dress and accessorized with Jimmy Choo shoes and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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Australian singer Kylie Minogue.

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British singer Lily Allen looked very elegant in Chanel dress.

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Designer Diane von Furstenberg walked the red carpet with her muses Jessica Alba and Selena Gomez.

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Actress Leighton Meester looked sexy in Emilio Pucci dress with plunging neckline.

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Actress Lupita N’yongo opted for the ultimate edgy look with Prada dress.

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Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen was joined by her husband Tom Brady while walking the red carpet. She looked elegant in custom made Balenciaga black silk and velvet gown, while Tom was wearing Tom Ford black suit.

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British model Cara Delevingne rocked in Stella McCartney black cropped top and white pants. The 21-year-old model donned retro curls hairstyle and smokey eyes makeup look.

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Singer Taylor Swift looked elegant in Oscar de la Renta peach color gown with floral appliques.

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French model Laetitia Casta looked smouldering in red sequin dress and accessorized with Sutra jewelry..

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Designer Phillip Lim was joined by Solange Knowles while walking the red carpet.

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The newly engaged celebrity couple Johnny Depp and Amber Heard walked the red carpet together. He was wearing Ralph Lauren suit while Amber looked elegant in Giambattista Valli dress and accessorized with Fred Leighton jewelry.

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Actress Kate Mara looked elegant in floor length embroidered Valentino gown.

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Actress Kirsten Dunst was dressed in black Rodarte gown.

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Celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West walked the red carpet together while holding hands.

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The star of “Divergent”, actress Shailene Woodley was dressed in colorful Rodarte gown.

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British designer Stella McCartney was joined by Rihanna, Cara Delevingne, Kate Bosworth and Reese Witherspoon, who were all four dressed in her designs.

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For the first time, celebrity couple Charlize Theron and Sean Penn walked the red carpet together. She was wearing Christian Dior dress and accessorized with Fred Leighton jewelry.

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American model Karlie Kloss looked regal in Oscar de la Renta floor length gown with embroidered feathers from their fall 2014 collection.

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German actress Diane Kruger walked the red carpet together with boyfriend Joshua Jackson. The 37-year-old actress looked elegant in lavender color Hugo Boss dress with open back.

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Actress Kate Bosworth walked the red carpet in Stella McCartney dress and accessorized with Aquazarra shoes and Jimmy Choo clutch bag.

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British fashionista Alexa Chung walked the red carpet in Nina Ricci strapless blue gown.

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Aussie actress Naomi Watts looked glamorous in Givenchy Couture grey mermaid tail gown.

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Actress Anne Hathaway bared her midriff in red Calvin Klein crop top and floor length skirt, accessorized with Gianvito Rossi shoes and Rauwolf clutch.

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British model Lily Donaldson walked the red carpet in figure flattering Burberry Prorsum white dress.

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British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looked picture perfect in Balmain dress and later on she was joined by designer and creative director of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing.

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Model Karen Elson showed regal elegance in peach color Zac Posen floor length gown.

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The star of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”, actress Emma Stone bared her midriff in Thakoon crop top and floor length skirt, accessorized with Miu Miu shoes.

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Model Suki Waterhouse looked stunning in Burberry Prorsum ruffled corset floor length gown and accessorized with Anita Ko jewelry.

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Czech supermodel Karolina Kurkova looked elegant while walking the red carpet in Marchesa gown and accessorized with Harry Winston diamond jewelry.

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Chinese model Liu Wen looked elegant in Zac Posen floor length gown.

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German model Toni Garrn walked the red carpet in baby blue Topshop gown and accessorized with Stephen Russel jewelry.

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Italian actress Monica Bellucci walked the red carpet together with dancer Roberto Bolle. The 49-year-old beauty was dressed in red lace Dolce & Gabbana floor length gown and accessorized with their jewelry.

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 American fashionista Nicole Richie looked elegant in Donna Karan Atelier backless velvet gown and accessorized with Christian Louboutin shoes.

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 American hottie Kate Upton walked the red carpet in Dolce & Gabbana black strapless gown and accessorized with their necklace.

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Actress Reese Witherspoon looked stunning in Stella McCartney pink strapless gown.

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