The Met Gala, one of the most anticipated A-lister party of the year, kicked off on May 7 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This year’s was slated as “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, which has spark controversy.
Taking on the duties as co-host of the gala are barrister Amal Clooney, singer Rihanna, and designer Donatella Versace along with editor-in-chief of Vogue Anna Wintour.
The exhibition was set to show case the influence of religion and liturgical vestments in fashion, borrowing 150 garments from the archives of the likes of Balenciaga, Versace, Chanel and Dior – most of which have a history of a close relationship with religion.
On the night there were over 600 A- list celebrities invited and we picked out the top ten outfits of the night for you.
Rihanna in custom Maison Margiela by John Galliano, Christian Louboutin shoes and custom Judith Leiber Couture clutch
33-year–old singer Katy Perry in custom gold Versace minidress, thigh-high boots and giant feathered angel wings by Donatella Versace
Zendaya in custom metallic gown by Versace, gold metallic platform heels by Jimmy Choo and Jewelry by Tiffany & Co.
Miley Cyrus in black backless halter dress by Stella McCartney
Kendall Jenner in white pant suit by Off-White, Jimmy Choo white Sandal and Tiffany & Co. jewelry
“No tears left to cry” singer Ariana Grande in printed images from Michelangelo’s iconic fresco dress by Vera Wang
American fashion model Gigi Hadid in custom one-shoulder gown with beaded crystal detail gown by Versace
Television host Trevor Noah in slim fit black suit by Balmain with embodied cross detail on one sleeve
Jared Leto in Custom Gucci outfit fitted with golden crown
Michael B. Jordan in custom Off- White navy pinstripe suit fitted with black industrial belt and black patent by Virgil Abloh
Which one is your favourite?