Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Met Gala 2015 - Red Carpet

This is the 3rd consecutive year that I have posted a red carpet round-up of the Met Gala. This year's event took place last night, and the theme was 'China: Through The Looking Glass'. The exhibition runs from May 7th - August 16th, so if you are in NYC go and check it out. There are going to be lots of pictures in this post, but hey there were just too many gowns to swoon over.
Alexa Chung - Erdem AW15 / Georgia May Jagger - Gucci
Olivia Wilde - Prada / Chloe Sevigny - J.W.Anderson
Anna Camp - Delpozo / Anna Wintour and Lily Collins - both Chanel SS15 Couture
Hailee Steinfeld - Michael Kors / Amal Clooney - Maison Margiela Couture
Poppy Delevingne - Marchesa / Allison Williams - Giambattista Valli Couture
Jennifer Lopez - Atelier Versace / Rose Byrne - Calvin Klein
Sienna Miller - Thakoon / Karolina Kurkova -  Tommy Hilfiger
Katy Perry - Moschino AW15 / Solange Knowles - Giles AW15
FKA Twigs - Christopher Kane AW15 / Sarah Jessica Parker - H&M
Kate Hudson - Michael Kors / Zoe Kravitz - Balenciaga AW15
Rosie Huntington Whiteley - Atelier Versace / Diane Kruger - Chanel Spring 11 Couture
Karen Elson - Dolce & Gabbana / Zendaya Coleman - Fausto Puglisi
Fan Bingbing - Chris by Christopher Bu
Elizabeth Banks - Michael Kors / Kendall Jenner - Calvin Klein / Emma Roberts - Ralph Lauren
Lizzy Caplan - Donna Karan Atelier / Irina Shayk - Atelier Versace
Emily Blunt - Prada / Lily Aldridge - Carolina Herrera
Rihanna - Guo Pei Couture
Cara Delevingne - Stella McCartney / Jennifer Lawrence - Dior Spring 15 Couture
Miley Cyrus - Alexander Wang / Maggie Gyllenhaal - Roland Mouret
Jennifer Connelly - Louis Vuitton / Amanda Seyfried - Givenchy Couture
Selena Gomez - Vera Wang / Dianna Agron - Tory Burch
Jess Hart - Valentino  / Olivia Munn - J Mendel
Gigi Hadid - Diane Von Furstenberg / Reese Witherspoon - Jason Wu

With the MET Gala red carpet I am always looking for the WOW factor and dresses that fit the theme. I like to see dresses that you wouldn't expect to see at any other event.
WOW Factor: Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna, Karen Elson, Zendaya Coleman and Fan Bingbing. It is not to say that I adore these 5 looks, but they are suitably fitting for the occasion.
Best Theme Dress: Georgia May Jagger and Chloe Sevigny
Most Daring: Whilst most would say Rihanna wore the most daring look, I would actually say FKA Twigs took the biggest risk. Wearing one of the most talked about dresses from A/W15 as seen at LFW, I couldn't think of anyone else more perfect who could successfully wear this risqué dress.
Classic Beauty: Poppy Delevingne, Amanda Seyfried
Most Popular Colour: Red
Most Disappointing: I hate to say it but...Elizabeth Banks. I usually adore her red carpet style, but on this occasion I was expecting more.
So how does this compare to last years event? Last year we saw a lot more texture, embellishment and varied hemlines, but each year is completely different and we never know what we are going to see. 
Who was your best dressed?
Phillippa x
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