Every first Monday in may since 1971 the met gala, formerly known as the costume institute gala has been the grandest and most fabulous gala or as we like to call it the biggest costume party of the year, Where your favorite celebrities, creative minds and designers dress to suit the annual theme of that years exhibition for the benefit of raising funds for the metropolitan arts museum.
The exhibition for this year is “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between. This year’s co-chairs for the event alongside Anna Wintour are katty Perry, Pharrell Williams, Gisele Bündchen, and Tom Brady. The honorary chairwomen being honorary chairwomen are Ms. Kawakubo and Caroline Kennedy, the former United States ambassador to Japan.
Although she was absent at the previous met gala, Riri sure came back with a bang, dressed in a 3-D petalled Fall 2016 Comme des Garçons piece and thigh high strap shoes
All hail the men in black. Takeoff, Quavo and offset hit the blue carpet in an all back ensemble with silver bling on their necks and fingers, and rocked their signature dreads to the back.
Solange Knowles looked futuristic and stylish in Thom Browne puffa jacket, dress, and ice skating shoes.
Zendaya’s outfit was one of the highlights of the night. Rocking a floral print alta moda ball dress from the masters of print Dolce and Gabana. She also wore her hair in a full loose fro.
Mary J Blige pulled up in a black mesh long dress with thigh high sleet.
Co-chair pharrell Williams dressed in a comme des Garçons jeans paired with a flannel and a studded leather jacket. While his wife Lasichanh is sporting a Comme des Garçons look from Rei Kawakubo’s Fall 2017 collection.
The weeknd looked dapper in a black suit, bow tie and a broach.
Actress Sasha lane added a gothic twist to her costume as she rocked an all black ensemble
Ageless beauty J.lo looked conservative dressed in a blue high neck vintage Valentino number.
Jaden smith dressed in an all black outfit, a light blond hair do and a lock of his cut off dreads in his hands.
Nicki Minaj dressed in a black bodysuit, a red and black cape, and a signature belt with Rei Kawakubo’s face on it.
Ever stunning Halle Berry in a black and gold sheer ruffled atelier versace
Heavily pregnant sports star, Serena Williams in a green atelier Versace dress.
Zoe kravitz in a pink mono strap oscar de la renta train dress and blond pixie dress.