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15 Of The Best Looks From The 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet

This year’s Met Gala theme was ‘tech white tie,’ which is pretty broad, and the celebs didn’t disappoint us either in coming up with some inspiring ensembles. The gala was to celebrate the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Manus x Machina exhibition.

And now, without further ado, let’s take a look at what fashion’s biggest names are wearing for the annual star-studded event.

1. Taylor Swift

Everyone’s favorite pop star, Taylor Swift, shunned ‘that red lip classic thing’ in favor of a vampy dark lip color, her newly acquired bleached blonde hair, and a Louis Vuitton mini dress. To round out her look, she donned a pair of knee-length strappy stilettos.

2. Naomi Watts

Naomit Watts walked the Met Gala red carpet with a techno-inspired Burberry gown, which was complemented by her vintage hairstyle and classy jewelry.

3. Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift’s BFF and a pop star in her own right, Gomez graced the Met Gala red carpet in a Louis Vuitton dress paired with a fitted sleeveless leather jacket and a pair of sturdy, chunky shiny leather boots.

4. Kendall Jenner

The supermodel from the Kardashian klan wore an Atelier Versace cutout halter neck gown with geometric prints and minimal jewelry.

5. Beyoncé

Queen Bey wore a figure-hugging skin-tight latex gown from Riccardo Tisci, which was complemented by her flawless makeup. A nude lip color, dark eye makeup, and long blond-highlighted tresses topped off her look.

6. Lady Gaga

The queen of shockers, Lady Gaga, wore Atelier Versace ensemble, a formal leotard paired with a metallic jacket and sheer tights. Bleached blonde hair, red lip color, and impossible platform heels rounded out her look.

7. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik

New couple former One Direction member Zayn and supermodel Gigi walked the Met Gala red carpet together this year. Though donning Versace, Zayn looked like a cyborg-in-progress with two robotic arms. And his supermodel girlfriend wore a grey gown with a choker neck and a sheer skirt.

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8. Alicia Vikander

Oscar winner Vikander wore a Louis Vuitton ensemble, with a red leather bodice and a psychedelic skirt. She paired this with red ankle boots and a pulled back hairstyle.

9. Katy Perry

Katy Perry walked the Met Gala red carpet wearing a tamagotchi. Enough said!

10. Nicole Kidman

The Oscar winner wore a cut out gown by Alexander McQueen, and looked like a queen to a distant galaxy with the cape rounding out her look.

11. Emma Watson

The HeForShe ambassador and Harry Potter alum, Watson, wore an off-shoulder Calvin Klein gown with an uneven neckline and a long train.

12. Brie Larson

The ‘Room’ star wore Proenza Schouler cut out glittery dress and paired it with a dark lip color and pulled back hair.

13. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West walked the red carpet together, to no one’s surprise. While Kanye wore a pair of ripped jeans, a white t shirt, suede boots, and a bedazzled jacket, Kim K wore a figure-hugging silver gown with a thigh high split. With her hair slicked back, she looked like a slightly younger version of her momager Kris Jenner.

14. Claire Danes

The beautiful actress wore a dress by designer Zac Posen, which lit up in the dark!


15. Dakota Johnson

The ‘Fifty Shades’ star walked the red carpet wearing a Gucci number, with colorful star motifs over a black gown.

So these are the celebs whose outfits caught our attention at this year’s Met Gala.

Which ones did you find intriguing? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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15 Of The Best Looks From The 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet
The stars descended on the annual Met Gala red carpet, and we just can't get enough of these amazing looks!
Chaitra Ramalingegowda

Chaitra Ramalingegowda

I fell in love with storytelling long before I knew what it was. Love well written stories, writing with passion, baking lip-smacking-finger-licking chocolate cakes, engaging movies, and home-cooked food. A true work-in-progress and a believer in the idiom 'all those who wander are not lost'. Twitter: @ChaitraRlg