met gala red carpet looks

If there were ever a time to BRING IT, sartorially speaking, the Met Gala red carpet was it. This is not the event to play it safe with a simple slip dress or traditional gown.

Every year, the Met Gala, hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute, has a theme and each attendant is expected to don a LEWK inspired by said theme. This year’s theme, “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” called for ensembles inspired by the relationship between handmade and machine-made garments.

Now that you have a little background behind the event, take a look at my favorite looks from the night. (I “judge” based on how well attendees follow the theme. Why wouldn’t you have fun with fashion, especially on a night when the wild and wacky are celebrated?!)

Rita Ora Met Gala 2016
Rita Ora in Vera Wang

Lupita Nyong'o Met Gala 2016
Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein
Zendaya Met Gala 2016
Zendaya in Michael Kors Collection
Kate Hudson Met Gala 2016
Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace
Jourdan Dunn Met Gala 2016
Jourdan Dunn in Balmain
Rachel McAdams Met Gala 2016
Rachel McAdams in Valentino
Kim Kardashian Met Gala 2016
Kim Kardashian in Balmain
Claire Danes Met Gala 2016
Claire Danes in Zac Posen (her dress glows in the dark!)
Nicole Kidman Met Gala 2016
Nicole Kidman in Alexander McQueen (looking like the queen she is)
Naomi Watts Met Gala 2016
Naomi Watts in Burberry
Katy Perry Met Gala 2016
Katy Perry in Prada
Eva Chen Met Gala 2016
Eva Chen in Christopher Kane
Brie Larson Met Gala 2016
Brie Larson in Proenza Schouler
Haim Met Gala 2016
Haim in Rodarte
Alexa Chung Met Gala 2016
Alexa Chung in Thakoon
Sienna Miller Met Gala 2016
Sienna Miller in Gucci
Florence Welch Met Gala 2016
Florence Welch in Gucci
Juno Temple Met Gala 2016
Juno Temple in Erdem
Kendall Jenner Met Gala 2016
Kendall Jenner in Versace
Emma Watson Met Gala 2016
Emma Watson in Calvin Klein
Lily-Rose Depp Met Gala 2016
Lily-Rose Depp in Chanel
Mackenzie Davis Met Gala 2016
Mackenzie Davis in Altuzarra
Solange Met Gala 2016
Solange in David LaPort
Zoe Saldana Met Gala 2016
Zoe Saldana in Dolce & Gabbana

Images courtesy of Getty via Popsugar, WhoWhatWear and


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