Met Gala 2015: Red Carpet Photos

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute gala, also known as the “Oscars of the fashion world” has come and gone once again. This year’s theme was “China: Through the Looking Glass” – the exhibition of the same name (curated and organized by longtime MET curator Andrew Bolton) looks at China’s influence on western fashion and opens this month.

There was glamour, there was edginess, and there was (of course) ridiculousness on the red carpet. All courtesy of celebrities, models, designers and anyone else who was either a guest or paid the hefty sum of $25,000 for a ticket!

PS. Shoutout to the fabulous Chiara Ferragni, who was a guest of Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa, for making fashion history by being the first blogger ever to attend the MET gala!

(Click on any of the photos below for the slideshow).

[Photos via: Hollywood Life; E! Online; WhoWhatWear; NY Times; Huffington Post; Vogue; Vanity Fair; Harpers Bazaar].

Awards Season 2015: A Glimpse at the Looks from the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards and 20th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Golden Globes:

Critics’ Choice:

Oscars 2012: Best Dressed

Overall, I wasn’t incredibly impressed with the gown choices seen at the Academy Awards this year, although there were a few that managed to make a fashionable entrance. Such as the lovely Michelle Williams in an amazing coral Louis Vuitton gown. She is definitely number one on my list this year, followed by these other very classy ladies (in no particular order):

2010 MET Costume Institute Gala: Best Dressed

Last night, one of the biggest social and fashion events of the year took place in New York.  The MET 2010 Costume Institute Gala brought out celebrities, models and designers in full force, and in their best attire.  This year’s theme was American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity, so of course many American designers were well represented, but there were also many European names, such as Pucci and Burberry.    Oprah co-chaired the benefit this year along with Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, and Patrick Robinson from The Gap.  

There were many lovely gowns to be seen, but then, as with any red carpet event, there were also some very unfortunate choices. 

The bad: Kristin Stewart in a terrible Chanel dress, which I didn’t find flattering at all.  Although I did like Tina Fey’s pantsuit by Yves Saint Laurent, I didn’t think it suited the event, and the same goes for Alexa Chung’s Phillip Lim tux look, and Rachel Bilson’s Louis Vuitton ensemble (and I usually adore both Alexa and Rachel’s styles, so it’s quite unfortunate!).

The good: Emma Watson in none other than Burberry; Jennifer Lopez in a stunning Zuhair Murad gown; Zoe Saldana in a simple but beautiful (possibly my favourite) gown by Calvin Klein; Claire Danes in Burberry; Jessica Alba looking old Hollywood glam in a gown by Sophie Theallet for Gap;  Taylor Swift in a simple yet pretty white Ralph Lauren Collection gown; Nicole Richie in Marc Jacobs; Sienna Miller in Pucci; Anne Hathaway in a beautiful Valentino gown; Emmy Rossum in Kenneth Cole; Katy Perry (although many disliked her look, I thought it was great!) in a Cute Circuit gown; Rosie Huntington- Whiteley in Burberry; and Camilla Belle in a wonderful red Jason Wu gown.

Emma Watson in Burberry

Jennifer Lopez in Zuhair Murad

Zoe Saldana in Calvin Klein

Claire Danes in Burberry

Jessica Alba in Sophie Theallet for Gap

Taylor Swift in Ralph Lauren Collection

Nicole Richie in Marc Jacobs

Sienna Miller in Pucci

Anne Hathaway in Valentino

Emmy Rossum in Kenneth Cole

Katy Perry in Cute Circuit

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Burberry

Camilla Belle in Jason Wu