The Met Gala or Met Ball is also formally called the Costume Institute Gala. This event is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York. It marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Each year’s event celebrates a different theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition, and the exhibition sets the tone for the formal dress of the night since guests are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the exhibit. For the 2015 exhibit, the theme was “China: Through the Looking Glass”. The celebrity attendees dressed in ravishing reds and dazzling golds which both colors representing good luck in the culture. Want to see the celebrities’ fabulous dresses? Click on to see the 15 Met Gala Best Dressed Celebrities.
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman or simply known as Zendaya is an actress, singer, and dancer. She started in the Disney channel sitcom Shake It Up as Rocky Blue. She has also starred in two films and played one of the lead roles in the film Frenemies as Halley Brandon and voiced Fern in the Pixie Hollow Games. Her breathtaking dress is a combo of plunging black velvet bodice and crimson silk duchesse asymmetric skirt with hand-embroidered with crystal and velvet sun motifs was pure magic. She rocks the dress for her age.
Ivanka Marie Trump the stunning businesswoman, writer, and former model followed in the footsteps of fellow celebrity heiress Paris Hilton as she also launched her own namesake brand, Ivanka Trump. Ivanka started dating the Orthodox Jewish real estate developer Jared Kushner in 2007 and she converted to Judaism in July 2009 and took the name Yael. They married a few months later. She is well-known for her bold statements in the red carpet and this year she epitomized elegance in her rich royal blue gown perfect for an heiress.
Dianna Agron the actress, dancer, singer, and video music director rose to fame as a cast of the Fox musical-comedy drama series Glee. She played the role of Quinn Fabray. Since then she has started to appear in several big films. Dianna kept it simple at the Met Gala wearing a cream gown with a pleated bodice and romantic one-shouldered aspect. Of course, it didn’t hurt that she also styled her ensemble with a massive jade ring. Sometimes simpler is way better.
The Australian actress made her screen debut in 1992 with a small role in the film Dallas Doll. And in 2000, she played a leading role in the Australian film The Goddess of 1967, which won her the Venice Film Festival award for Best Actress. She also she played Ellen Parsons in the TV series Damages, which earned her two Golden Globe and two Emmy nominations. She has appeared in several films since then. Rose showed some skin at the gala wearing a deep v-neck dipping to the waist and thigh-high slit hand-cut leather dress fastened with rivets and adorned with agate and red jasper crystals all over.
The model and actress rose to fame after appearing in the music video for Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”, which became the number one song of the year in several countries and attracted controversy over its explicit content. She appeared in the 2014 and 2015 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. Despite being known to notoriously show some skin during this year’s gala she wore something not as revealing but still managed to turn heads. She paired her high-collar floral-print dress with a texturized bun and smokey eyes.
Jelena Noura “Gigi” Hadid is a fashion model and TV personality and was named one of the 12 rookies in Sports Illustrated‘s annual swimsuit issue in 2014. Her mother is Yolanda Hadid, a star of the reality TV series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. This year is Gigi’s first Met Gala but she’s already a seasoned red carpet star. She hit the scene at the ball in a romantic rose-embellished dress, designed by Diane von Furstenberg. The thigh-high slit makes things more interesting. She accessorized with a chunky ring and ruby drop earrings.
Kim Kardashian needs no introduction at all. This TV personality always made headlines whatever she wears or does. She has been a hit or miss during the previous Met Gala events. But this year she displayed what made her famous. She has always been proud of her curvy figure and this time she didn’t disappoint. She wore a sheer lace Roberto Cavalli gown with delicate pieces of lace covering the essentials. The train definitely makes a statement and that’s what Kim is known for.
The Czech model and actress is best-known as a former Victoria’s Secret Angel. Kurkova is among the world’s top-earning models and is She placed 6th in the Forbes annual list of the highest-earning models. The supermodel perfectly fit the theme. She displayed her mile long legs and wore this Chinese-inspired red Tommy Hilfiger minidress with a keyhole cutout at the bodice. She paired it with a red sandal embellished with a golden snake. If that doesn’t scream Chinese, I don’t know what does.
The British-Lebanese lawyer, activist, and author could effortlessly pass as an A-list Hollywood celebrity. This is Amal’s first Met Gala appearance but she looks like a veteran attendee with her tiered, crimson-hued Maison Margiela Couture gown by John Galliano featuring a sequin-covered bodice. She nailed her debut Met Gala appearance and we look forward to her fashion choices the coming years.
The actress, producer, and designer is a veteran and multi-awarded actress. This year’s Met Gala she decided to sport something different. There’s actually a story behind her ensemble. She was working on the design along with a tailor in New York when H&M called and told her they have this initiative called Conscious Collection, where they use sustainable fabrics. She told where she was in the process and they dug up every piece of old fabric they could find in Sweden, and it’s all been incorporated into the dress. She also wanted poppies so they found somebody in New York to hand-embroider all details. To top off everything, she wore a silver Philip Treacy hat.
The Barbadian singer and songwriter is known for her reinvention and statement-making fashion choices. This year’s Met Gala is just one of those events where she became the talk of the town. The designer Chinese couturier Guo Pei, didn’t want her to wear the canary yellow gown and fur trim cape because she thought the dress wasn’t right for her. It was heavy (it took three people to help her up the steps) and too hot but Rihanna was so touched the moment she put it on.
The actress and producer is one of America’s well-loved actresses. She is the girl-next-door and America’s sweetheart. In this year’s Met Gala, the Southern Belle turned heads in a simple yet body-hugging berry-hued Jason Wu dress with a high slit. She accessorized with diamonds, a red box clutch, and Charlotte Olympia platform sandals to complete her minimalistic look.
The fun and bubbly actress always looks stunning whether dressed down or all glammed up. Kate Hudson sparkles in gold as she makes her big entrance at the 2015 Met Gala. The 36-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by the designer of her gown, Michael Kors. The golden girl wore a slinky, Orient-inspired golden gown and she looked effortlessly chic in contrast to some of the event’s more outlandish, and risque, gowns. Her svelte figure perfectly fits the dress.
Anne Hathaway channeled a familiar fairytale character but more glamorous at this years’ Met Gala. Her gold hooded lamé cap sleeve column evening dress was custom designed by Ralph Lauren Collection and the fabric of her fluid gown was made from actual metal fibers that were milled in Italy. Hathaway spoke to Women’s Wear Daily and other reporters about her outfit and said, “I kind of feel like I’m from the Deco future”.
That sums up our 15 Met Gala Best Dressed Celebrities. What do you think of these celebrities’ interpretation of the theme? It was fun seeing these celebrities dress up and look all glammed up for this event. Some wore outrageous outfit while others looked heavenly with their ensembles. But whatever these celebrities wear will always be the talk of the town. We wonder what the celebrities will wear in next year’s Met Gala?