2015 Met Gala: China-Through the Looking Glass

Yet again, one of fashion’s biggest nights has come and gone.  On Monday night,  fashionistas, models, mega-stars and mega-editors gathered in New York City to attend the 2015 Met Gala.  This year’s exhibit, China: Through the Looking Glass, featured 120 pieces from American and European designers and their interpretations of Far Eastern culture and fashion in their work.  The multi-floor and multi-room exhibit also features authentic Chinese garb that dates back to hundreds of years, along with current work from Chinese designer Guo Pei.  Check out some of the night’s most memorable looks below and shop our collection of dresses to find what suits you best for a big night out.

Rihanna definitely took more than “Four, Five Seconds” to get ready for the big night.  She brought all the drama in a yellow, fur-trimmed, Guo Pei gown…or robe.  Added accessories included a Guo Pei headpiece, Cartier jewels and Louboutin heels.

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Beyoncé hit the carpet looking “Flawless” per usual.  She channeled her inner genie wearing a glittery Givenchy dress designed by Riccardo Tisci.  The almost entirely nude gown featured strategically placed jewels. Her look was completed with a high ponytail also drawing from the genie inspiration.

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Jennifer Lopez attended in a daring Versace gown, with Donatella Versace on her arm.  The “Booty” singer also joined the sheer trend in a red gown that left little to the imagination.  A glittering red dragon swirled around the body of the dress.

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Mr. & Mrs. Kanye West showed up in their signature black and white.  Kim donned a stunning white and gold number designed by Peter Dundas for Roberto Cavalli wearing a slicked back ponytail.  The nude gown was trailed by a white feathery train.

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Top model, Kendall Jenner, also attended looking incredible!  She made her debut as the new face of Calvin Klein in a jade-green dress.  The crystal encrusted gown featured a lace-up side detail which displayed some side-boob action.  She topped off the look with sleek, straight locks.

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Kerry Washington looked like a pretty little princess in pink Prada gown causing very little Scandal.  The satin gown featured a high-low hem with a sweeping train.  Intricate floral embroidery worked its way up the gown and she finished off her look with an emerald green clutch and pumps.

"China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala

Lady Gaga walked the Met carpet with Alexander Wang who designed her look for his line, Balenciaga by Alexander Wang.  Her black and white kimono inspired gown paired well with a small headpiece to pull in the Chinese inspiration.

"China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala
Anne Hathaway looked like a golden goddess in a custom cap-sleeved gown by Ralph Lauren.  She drew inspiration from a golden Buddha statue that she found appealing.  The hooded look definitely got people talking as the gold just dripped down her lengthy frame.

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“California Girl” Katy Perry and the queen of pop, Madonna, posed together on the carpet in their Moschino gowns designed by Jeremy Scott.  Both ensembles were black and covered in graffiti-like graphics.  Katy debuted her edgy pixie cut while Madonna opted for long blonde tresses.

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FKA Twigs and Robert Pattinson make their red carpet debut at the Met.  The recently engaged couple shared the limelight as FKA Twigs dress did all the talking.  The multi-colored dress featured lace, naked bodies all over and was truly a piece of art in-itself.

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Miley Cyrus showed off her new “ice-blue” hairstyle and slim physique in a floor-length dress with racy cutouts along the side.  The dress was covered in silver studs and featured a high neck detail that was also given the studded treatment.

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Zendaya attended the Met Gala for the first time in her career.  For the special occasion she wore a custom Fausto Puglisi gown with a plunging back.  The red skirt was hand embroidered with intricate sun details and a long train was added to bring the drama.  She tied the look together with a sun-inspired headpiece to match her gown.

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Sarah Jessica Parker pulled out all the stops to fall in line with the theme for the evening.  She walked the carpet adorned in an over-the-top red headdress designed by Philip Treacy which was made up of flames and tassels.  The gown was designed in collaboration with H&M and featured asian patchwork, a high slit and a Cindy Chao brooch.

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