On May 7, the 2018 MET Gala, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Considered “The Oscars of Fashion,” the annual gala always brings out an A-List crowd and parade now designer styles. Check out our picks for the best dressed of the night below.
The “Before I Wake” actress looked like an angelic bride wearing an Oscar de la Rena ivory tulle-organza layered gown with a dramatic side train and matching beaded veil.
The “Justice League” star wore regal red gown of silk georgette by Carolina Herrera, with hundreds of covered buttons and a back cutout and bustle detail back. She also added an on-theme head piece and bold red lip to match.
“The Shallows” actress donned a custom-made, deep red, silk velvet Versace gown featured a crystal encrusted bustier cascading into a dramatic full skirt with over-sized embroidered train. A spiked headpiece and over $2 million of Lorraine Schwartz jewels finished up her look.
The model looked statuesque in a strapless Moschino gown featuring Renaissance-influenced painterly images of the Virgin Mary.
The “Side To Side” singer looked heavenly in a custom Vera Wang strapless gown featuring ‘The Last Judgement’ by painter Michelangelo print and nude tulle underlay.
The model channeled her dark side in a Christian Dior Spring 2018 Couture long sleeve black see-through net and crepe panel dress. To incorporate the theme in her look, Cara accessorized with a black beaded veil that covered her face and pink hair.
The “Malibu” singer took the plunge in a black Stella McCartney gown styled with Sydney Evan and Gabriel NY jewelry and a belly chain which featured a small cross at the center back.
Always one to take a fashion risk, Bey’s little sis showed up in an Iris Van Herpen Fall 2012 Couture strapless black patent leather structured, asymmetrical dress which was teamed with thigh-high boots, sattatemnt jewelty, a lantern bag and headpiece made out of actual hair. Yes, we said hair.
The boho beauty wore a custom Stella McCartney sienna pleated silk tulle gown styled with a New York Vintage diamond headpiece, diamond stud earrings, and a Stephen Russell gold cuff.
The “American Horror Story” actress commanded attention in a long-sleeve, articulated shoulder column Prada gown featuring rich embroidery of micro Swarovski crystals and a white tulle cascading bow detail at the neck.
The German beauty wore a celestial blue double face duchess satin structured bell shaped dress by Prabal Gurung with hand embroidered engineered fleur-de-lis motif, hand draped silk taffeta bouillonńe sleeve and monarch bouillonńe train with hand embroidered fleur-de-lis edge. She completed the intricate look with a large collection Tasaki Atelier jewels, Gianvito Rossi shoes and a custom Philip Treacy x Tasaki fleur-de-lis and South Sea pearl head piece.
The “Quantico” actress wore a rich burgundy velvet strapless cape gown by Ralph Lauren which was accessorized with a embellished hand beaded hood headpiece featuring red Swarovski crystal and gold beading.
Anya Taylor Joy
The “Thoroughbreds” actress wore and Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda gold and silver embellished gown with padded shoulders. White flowers in her hair topped off her look.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Never one to half-ass a theme, the “Sex And The City” star went all ou in a Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda corset gown with cathedral train embroidered with gold baroque embellishments and sacred hearts, along with a Neapolitan nativity altar and sacred hearts in gold filigree.
The KKW beauty founder worked her famous curves in a Versace gold metal-mesh floor length gown which was adorned with crystal cross.
Originally from Detroit, Ashley has been a style curator and editor for over a decade, having lived in Washington DC and New York City before moving to West Hollywood in 2015. She has written for The Washington Post, Hollywood Life, Haute Living, Vanity Fair, International Business Times and Fashion Times. She lives for leather jackets, statement sunglasses, RuPaul's Drag Race and her rescue basset hound Cletus.