POPSUGAR Fashion

Who Wore What: See Every Look on the Met Gala Red Carpet

May 6 2014 - 5:00pm

Hollywood has its Oscars [1] each Winter, but the fashion community must wait for Wintour for its ultimate night of glamour. And nothing announces Spring's annual arrival like the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tonight was certainly well worth that wait when stars like Sarah Jessica Parker [2], Zoe Saldana [3], Naomi Watts [4], Lupita Nyong'o, and Taylor Swift [5] gathered to pay homage to legendary American designer Charles James [6]. And with a dress code this strict [7], our expectations going into tonight's gala were at an all-time high. Fortunately, the stars didn't disappoint us (or Anna!).

Naomi Watts at the 2014 Met Gala

A Givenchy [8] Haute Couture custom degrade silk tulle gown was a standout choice for Naomi Watts [9].

Anne Hathaway at the 2014 Met Gala

Anne Hathaway [10] showed more than one hint of skin in her scarlet Calvin Klein [11] Collection design that she styled with Gianvito Rossi [12] pumps and Vhernier jewelry.

Claire Danes at the 2014 Met Gala

Claire Danes [13] looked ultrarich in Oscar de la Renta [14]'s velvet bustier gown.

Kate Mara at the 2014 Met Gala

Kate Mara made a regal arrival to the Met Gala in Valentino.

Taylor Swift at the 2014 Met Gala

Taylor Swift [15] looked pretty in Oscar de la Renta [16]'s pink.

Lupita Nyong'o at the 2014 Met Gala

Lupita Nyong'o once again wore Prada [17], this time opting for a custom emerald green net dress studded with glass beads, crystals, chandelier drops, and feathers.

Zoe Saldana at the 2014 Met Gala

Going against the grain and opting not to wear a gown, Zoe Saldana [18] turned up in a custom Michael Kors [19] cashmere halter bodysuit and the designer's floral lace sculpted taffeta skirt.

Kristen Stewart at the 2014 Met Gala

Kristen Stewart [20] wasn't afraid of a little texture when she walked the Met Gala red carpet in an embellished, feather-trimmed Chanel dress.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2014 Met Gala

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley didn't miss the opportunity to show some leg when she arrived in a wild Balmain [21] style.

Charlize Theron at the 2014 Met Gala

Charlize Theron [22] brought the Old Hollywood glamour to the carpet in Art Deco Fred Leighton jewels and a dynamic Christian Dior [23] strapless gown.

Elizabeth Olsen at the 2014 Met Gala

Elizabeth Olsen also went short in her off-the-shoulder Miu Miu [24] cocktail dress that she paired with unexpectedly bright sandals.

Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady at the 2014 Met Gala

Gisele Bündchen's best accessory of the night? Tom Brady [25]! Though the Balenciaga [26] extras she paired with the label's custom black silk and velvet gown weren't half bad either!

Amy Adams at the 2014 Met Gala

Amy Adams [27] slinked into the Met Gala in a sleek silver Oscar de la Renta [28] gown and clutch to match.

Marion Cotillard at the 2014 Met Gala

No surprises here — Marion Cotillard wore Dior Haute Couture, naturally.

Reese Witherspoon at the 2014 Met Gala

Reese Witherspoon [29] added clusters of Fred Leighton diamonds to her hot pink Stella McCartney [30] gown.

Katie Holmes at the 2014 Met Gala

Katie Holmes [31] lit up the red carpet in Marchesa [32]'s saffron gold silk faille hand-pleated gown.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at the 2014 Met Gala

Kim Kardashian [33] paired her high-slit teal Lanvin [34] gown with Lorraine Schwartz, and Kanye West [35], naturally.

Nicole Richie at the 2014 Met Gala

Nicole Richie [36] set off her lavender locks with a steely Donna Karan [37] backless velvet gown that she paired with Christian Louboutin [38] heels and jewelry from House of Harlow [39] 1960 and Catbird.

David and Victoria Beckham at the 2014 Met Gala

David and Victoria Beckham [40] had date night at the Met Gala in coordinating white ensembles. The designer took the opportunity to wear a gown from her collection and her personal jewelry.

Shailene Woodley at the 2014 Met Gala

Newly minted style star Shailene Woodley was every bit the high-fashion dresser in her Rodarte [41] gown.

Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2014 Met Gala

SJP made an early arrival in a graphic black and white Oscar de la Renta [42] gown that had a surprise reveal when she turned around: the designer's signature.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds at the 2014 Met Gala

Blake Lively [43] and Ryan Reynolds [44] did Gucci [45] proud when they arrived arm in arm at the Met Gala.

Lea Michele and Dianna Agron at the 2014 Met Gala

Lea Michele [46] and Dianne Agron were in sync in plunging gowns. Lea opted for a gold Altuzarra [47] number while Dianna sparkled in Miu Miu [48]'s black and purple.

Kirsten Dunst at the 2014 Met Gala

The force was definitely with Kirsten Dunst [49] in Rodarte [50]'s Star Wars-themed design.

Emmy Rossum at the 2014 Met Gala

On the Met Gala red carpet, Emmy Rossum played the role of flower girl in Carolina Herrera [51]'s garden party design.

Imogen Poots at the 2014 Met Gala

Imogen Poots walked on the sexy side in Proenza Schouler [52]'s cutout design.

Diane Kruger at the 2014 Met Gala

Diane Kruger [53] was a vision in her beaded pastel halter gown while attending the Met Gala.

Jay Z and Beyoncé at the 2014 Met Gala

While Jay Z lightened up in a white jacket, Beyoncé went to the dark side in her Givenchy [54] Haute Couture crystal-embroidered, studded gown that she teamed with embroidered fishnet tights.

Allison Williams at the 2014 Met Gala

Allison Williams lit up the red carpet in an Oscar de la Renta [55] dress hue to match when she arrived at the Met Gala in Fred Leighton diamonds.

Rihanna at the 2014 Met Gala

A Jacob & Co. choker added extra eye appeal to Rihanna [56]'s white separates.

Kate Bosworth at the 2014 Met Gala

Kate Bosworth [57] didn't need a lot of volume to wow in her salmon Stella McCartney [58] dress.

Jessica Alba at the 2014 Met Gala

Jessica Alba [59] glowed in her metallic Diane von Furstenberg [60] gown and Ippolita [61] pavé diamond ring.

Rachel McAdams at the 2014 Met Gala

As predicted [62], Rachel McAdams [63] brought the glamour to the red carpet in a pale pink silk cady Ralph Lauren [64] evening dress.

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield at the 2014 Met Gala

Emma Stone [65] joined her onscreen and offscreen boyfriend in a two-tone pink Thakoon [66] look, while Andrew Garfield opted for a metallic Band of Outsiders [67] suit.

Michelle Williams at the 2014 Met Gala

Michelle Williams [68] looked adorable as ever in her iridescent Louis Vuitton [69] cocktail dress.

Leighton Meester at the 2014 Met Gala

Leighton Meester [70] went for the gold in Emilio Pucci [71]'s embroidered tulle long-sleeved gown.

Jessica Paré at the 2014 Met Gala

Michael Kors [72]'s custom strapless silk wool shantung bustle gown and Fred Leighton jewels ensured the Mad Men star shined.

Suki Waterhouse at the 2014 Met Gala

Suki Waterhouse brought tiers of joy in Burberry [73]'s layered chiffon gown.

Riccardo Tisci and Naomi Campbell at the 2014 Met Gala

Riccardo Tisci and Naomi Campbell [74] made an elegant pair while attending the Met Gala.

Lake Bell at the 2014 Met Gala

Lake Bell was among the most stylish pregnant women ever in her strapless scarlet gown.

Rita Ora at the 2014 Met Gala

Rita showed some serious leg in her ultrastrappy heels and a slit designed to flaunt her gold leather Casadei [75] gladiator boots when she arrived in Donna Karan [76] Atelier.

Cara Delevingne and Stella McCartney at the 2014 Met Gala

What's black and white and on the red carpet? Cara Delevingne and Stella McCartney [77], of course!

Brie Larson at the 2014 Met Gala

Brie Larson worked Prada [78]'s geometric paillette and bead-embroidered golden ensemble with a hand bracelet from Gaydamak.

Karolína Kurková at the 2014 Met Gala

Karolína Kurková was a sight to be seen in her dynamic sculpted Marchesa [79] ball gown and more than $1 million worth of Harry Winston diamonds.

Hailee Steinfeld at the 2014 Met Gala

Arriving on the arm of Prabal Gurung [80], Hailee Steinfeld did the designer proud in his dramatic black and white look.

Anna Kendrick at the 2014 Met Gala

Anna Kendrick [81] stayed on the black and white theme in J. Mendel's high-contrast design.

Idina Menzel at the 2014 Met Gala

Idina Menzel had us frozen in our tracks when she arrived in Donna Karan [82] Atelier's icy scoop-neck gown.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend at the 2014 Met Gala

Chrissy Teigen defined "sparkle" in a ruffle-embellished Ralph Lauren [83] column.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen at the 2014 Met Gala

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen [84] borrowed from the boys at the Met Gala while wearing menswear-inspired gowns.

Dita Von Teese and Zac Posen at the 2014 Met Gala

Dita Von Teese [85] and Zac Posen [86] embraced the theme of the evening in what would have been Charles James-approved evening look.

Georgia May Jagger at the 2014 Met Gala

Georgia May Jagger took the plunge in a seductive black column.

Lena Dunham at the 2014 Met Gala

Lena Dunham brought her girls to the red carpet, and by girls, we mean her legs.

Solange Knowles at the 2014 Met Gala

Solange Knowles accessorized her tangerine 3.1 Phillip Lim with Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

Margot Robbie at the 2014 Met Gala

Margot Robbie embraced embellishment in Prada [87]'s custom powder blue silk organza tea-length dress.

Zoe Kravitz at the 2014 Met Gala

Va-va-va-voom — Zoe Kravitz vamped it up in an alluring, slinky Topshop [88] dress.

Olivier Theyskens and Felicity Jones at the 2014 Met Gala

The duo wore black to dramatic effect while arriving to the Met Gala.

Dree Hemingway at the 2014 Met Gala

Dree Hemingway set off her retro Proenza Schouler [89] design with Harry Winston diamonds.

Rosamund Pike at the 2014 Met Gala

Rosamund Pike looked fresh off the runway in Louis Vuitton [90]'s belted design.

Kendall Jenner at the 2014 Met Gala

Kendall Jenner stuck to the theme while wearing an elegant Topshop [91] mermaid gown. That she paired with a sparkling choker and clutch as well as Tabitha Simmons [92] heels.

Selena Gomez at the 2014 Met Gala

Selena Gomez [93] represented DVF in the designer's plunging burgundy dress that she complemented with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

Jason Wu and Dakota Johnson at the 2014 Met Gala

Jason Wu [94] and Dakota Johnson [95] were 50 shades of wow in their brooding black and navy ensembles.

Alexa Chung at the 2014 Met Gala

Alexa Chung was ruched to perfection in her pastel Nina Ricci [96] cocktail dress.

Rashida Jones at the 2014 Met Gala

Rashida Jones paired pastel hues in Tory Burch [97]'s duchess satin off-the-shoulder gown while walking the Met Gala red carpet. Brian Atwood [98] heels, Verdura's moonstones and diamonds, and an Anya Hindmarch [99] clutch completed the look.

Janelle Monae at the 2014 Met Gala

Olé! Janelle Monae looked ready for a bull fight in Tadashi Shoji's cape and Kwiat [100] diamonds.

Chloë Moretz at the 2014 Met Gala

Chloë Moretz wasn't afraid to ruffle feathers in Chanel's cream embroidered top and tiered skirt.

Karlie Kloss at the 2014 Met Gala

Karlie Kloss made a dramatic entrance in Oscar de la Renta [101]'s black and gold ball gown.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard at the 2014 Met Gala

Quite the handsome pair! Johnny Depp [102] joined Amber Heard, who accessorized her long-sleeved gown with 19th Century Fred Leighton diamonds.

Zooey Deschanel at the 2014 Met Gala

Zooey Deschanel [103] teamed up with Tommy Hilfiger once again at this year's Met Gala and paired her gown with Chanel fine jewelry.

Hayden Panettiere at the 2014 Met Gala

Hayden Panettiere [104] stunned in her full-skirted Dennis Basso ball gown.

Florence Welch at the 2014 Met Gala

Florence Welch took flight in Valentino's butterfly-embellished number.

Olivia Munn at the 2014 Met Gala

Olivia Munn was an evening highlight in her marigold DVF gown and Fred Leighton diamonds.

Lily Aldridge at the 2014 Met Gala

Lily Aldridge floated into the Met Gala wearing Michael Kors [105]'s custom strapless silver lamé draped gown.

Maggie Gyllenhaal at the 2014 Met Gala

Maggie Gyllenhaal [106] was spotted in Valentino's colorful polka-dot gown.

Kristen Wiig and Alexander Wang at the 2014 Met Gala

Kristen Wiig coordinated with Alexander Wang [107] while wearing Balenciaga [108]'s custom black bonded crepe dress.

Chloe Sevigny at the 2014 Met Gala

Chloe Sevigny arrived for the Met Gala in Kenzo [109]'s embroidered bustier gown, the label's printed patent leather clutch, and jewelry by Delfina Delettrez [110].

Kate Upton at the 2014 Met Gala

Kate Upton wore flowers in her hair and a Dolce & Gabbana [111] gown on her body.

Michelle Monaghan at the 2014 Met Gala

Michelle Monaghan paired her fringed Altuzarra [112] gown with Pomellato jewels.

Greta Gerwig at the 2014 Met Gala

Greta Gerwig made a statement in every angle wearing her asymmetric black and white look and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

Vera Wang and Joan Smalls at the 2014 Met Gala

Vera Wang [113] and Joan Smalls made a dynamic pair on the Met Gala red carpet. Joan accented her strapless gown with rose gold Gaydamak hand bracelets.

Anna Wintour at the 2014 Met Gala

The woman of the hour ensured her accessories got equal share of the spotlight in an asymmetric, embellished design.


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