They don’t call it the Oscars of fashion for nothing! No detail is ever too small for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, an annual red carpet event that serves up some of the most memorable and glamorous fashion moments of all time. This year’s theme, China: Through the Looking Glass, lent itself to a dress code complete with rich colors, beautiful embroidery, and exquisite jewelry. Translation: jaw-dropping looks from your favorite celebrities and models. Keep reading for our coverage of the evening’s best dressed attendees.
WHO: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
WEAR: Both in vintage John Galliano for Dior gowns; David Webb earrings, brooches, and rings.
WEAR: Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci custom-made gown; Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
WEAR: Guo Pei gown.
WHO: Diane Kruger
WEAR: Chanel Haute Couture two-piece embroidered ensemble; Fred Leighton bracelet; Judith Leiber clutch.
WHO: Sienna Miller
WEAR: Thakoon red chiffon fringe sequined tuxedo with rope-tassel belt; Jacob & Co. custom earrings.
WHO: Emma Roberts
WEAR: Ralph Lauren green silk gown; Monique Pean three-tier kite-shaped diamond earrings; Edie Parker clutch.
WHO: Jennifer Lawrence
WEAR: Dior Haute Couture gown; Cartier jewelry; Roger Vivier shoes.
WHO: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
WEAR: Atelier Versace gown.
WHO: Olivia Wilde
WEAR: Prada clutch, sandals, and primrose pink double satin plunging-neck pencil gown embroidered with turquoise and smoke-gray crystals.
WHO: Jessica Chastain
WEAR: Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci custom outfit; Piaget jewelry.
WHO: Kim Kardashian
WEAR: Roberto Cavalli by Peter Dundas gown.
WHO: Solange Knowles
WEAR: Giles dress; Cartier jewelry.
WHO: Kendall Jenner
WEAR: Chopard jewelry.
WHO: Amanda Seyfried
WEAR: Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci custom-made gown; TIffany & Co. jewelry.
WHO: Cara Delevingne
WEAR: Stella McCartney black silk duchess embroidered all-in-one with tattoos by Bang Bang, perforated gunmetal clutch, and black chain-link sandals.
WHO: Reese Witherspoon
WEAR: Jason Wu dress; Tiffany & Co. jewelry; Charlotte Olympia heels.
WHO: Kate Hudson
WEAR: Michael Kors custom suntan stretch-tulle open-back gown with gold hand-embroidered pailettes; Edie Parker clutch; Charlotte Olympia heels.
WHO: Sarah Jessica Parker
WEAR: Philip Tracey hat; H&M dress; Cindy Chao brooches; Fred Leighton jewelry.
WHO: Miley Cyrus
WEAR: Alexander Wang dress; Anna Khouri ear cuff.
WHO: Emily Ratajkowski
WEAR: Topshop bespoke dress; Effy jewelry; Rauwolf clutch; Brian Atwood shoes.
WHO: Naomi Campbell
WEAR: Burberry Prorsum light green floor-length tulle gown with hand-embroidered sequins and black feather trim, black feather cape, black silk box clutch, and black leather cage detail boots.
WHO: Hailee Steinfeld
WEAR: Michael Kors crimson wool shantung pleated cross-back gown; Beladora jewelry; Edie Parker clutch.
WHO: Anne Hathaway
WEAR: Ralph Lauren dress; Benedetta Bruzziches clutch; Repossi jewelry.
WHO: Georgia May Jagger
WEAR: Gucci custom lilac silk georgette belted floor length gown embellished with an Asian inspired multi colored motif of flowers and birds hand embroidered with silk threads, glass beads and crystals, hairpiece, jewelry, and sandals.
WHO: FKA Twigs and Robert Pattinson
WEAR: Christopher Kane dress.
WHO: Alexa Chung
WEAR: Erdem floral chine jacquard dress.
WHO: Amal and George Clooney
WEAR: John Galliano for Maison Margiela gown.
WHO: Zoe Kravitz
WEAR: Alexander Wang for Balenciaga dress; Chopard jewelry.
WHO: Kerry Washington
WEAR: Prada clove pink silk faille open-back gown with bow accented shoulders; Harry Winston earrings and ring; Prada clutch and sandals.
WHO: Poppy Delevingne
WEAR: Marchesa silk poppy flower gown with full organza skirt and belt; Edie Parker clutch.
WHO: Behati Prinsloo
WEAR: Tommy Hilfiger gown.
WEAR: Fausto Puglisi gown with a plunging black velvet bodice and crimson silk duchesse asymmetric skirt hand-embroidered with crystal and velvet sun motifs; Lydia Courteille ring; Jack Vartanian black diamond studs; Pasquale Bruni snake diamond ring; Casa Reale diamond stackable rings.
WHO: Rita Ora
WHO: Brie Larson, Courtney Eaton, and Annabelle Wallis
WHO: Jennifer Lopez
WEAR: Versace dress; Sutra earrings; Harry Kotlar ring; Ivy ring; Jack Vartanian ring; Swarovski clutch.
WHO: Dakota Johnson
WEAR: Chanel dress.
WHO: Jaime King
WEAR: BOSS bespoke lava red crepe asymmetric strapless gown, minaudiere, and red satin shoes; Forevermark Diamonds jewelry.
WHO: Katy Perry
WEAR: Moschino gown, gloves, and bag.
WHO: Allison Williams
WEAR: Giambattista Valli Haute Couture custom embroidered silk dress; Fred Leighton jewelry.
WHO: Julianne Moore
WEAR: Givenchy Haute Coutire by Riccardo Tisci gown.
WHO: Katie Holmes
WEAR: Zac Posen gown; Chopard jewelry.
WHO: Lizzy Caplan
WEAR: Donna Karan Atelier one shoulder draped blush washed satin back crepe gown with silk covered beaded fringe and an abstract threadwork embroidery; Jack Vartanian gold fringe earrings; Carla Amorim ruby ring; Edie Parker clutch.
WHO: Humberto Leon, Jessica Alba, and Carol Lim
WEAR: Kenzo custom hand-embroidered and printed silk georgette gown.
WHO: Miranda Kerr
WEAR: Louis Vuitton custom dress and clutch; Lorraine Schwartz jewelry; Giuseppe Zanotti heels.
WHO: Anna Wintour
WEAR: Chanel Haute Couture gown.
WHO: Bee Shaffer
WEAR: Alexander McQueen custom burgundy embroidered gown.
WHO: Vanessa Hudgens
WEAR: Gigi Burris Millinery headpiece; H&M dress.
WHO: Kate Mara
WEAR: Diane von Furstenberg dress and clutch; Kimberly McDonald jewelry; Stuart Weitzman heels.
WEAR: Calvin Klein Collection dress; Fred Leighton jewelry.
WHO: Rose Byrne
WEAR: Calvin Klein Collection lacquer red hand-cut leather dress fastened with rivets and embellished with agate and red jasper stones, metal box clutch, and lacquer red satin evening sandals; Delfina Delettrez jewelry.
WHO: Lily Aldridge
WEAR: Carolina Herrera gown.
WHO: Chloe Sevigny
WEAR: J.W.Anderson custom contrast tie knot bustier top and front split skirt in vintage silk crepe de Chine; Cartier jewelry.
WHO: Chloe Grace Moretz
WEAR: Coach custom embellished lavender and black bandana print dress and personalized clutch; Repossi jewelry.
WHO: Olivia Munn
WEAR: J. Mendel Couture hand-painted degradé pleated silk chiffon gown with cutaway sleeves and ombré bugle beading hand-embroidery; Cindy Chao jewelry.
WHO: Dianna Agron
WEAR: Tory Burch draped one-shoulder silk chiffon gown embellished with red and white chiffon cranes, custom minaudiere wrapped in ivory python, and classic ankle strap sandals.
WHO: Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
WEAR: St. John dress; Fred Leighton earrings.
WHO: Gigi Hadid
WEAR: Diane von Furstenberg dress.
WHO: Imogen Poots
WEAR: Alberta Ferretti black long sleeve sheer gown with lace detail.
WHO: Kate Beckinsale
WEAR: Diane von Frustenberg custom dress; Carrera y Carrera yellow gold black onyx fringe earrings and yellow gold ring.
WHO: Selena Gomez
WEAR: Vera Wang Collection custom ivory silk crepe V-neck bra top gown with plunging back and intricate black silk Chinese tassel accents.
WHO: Emily Blunt
WEAR: Prada steel blue nylon duchesse keyhole neckline gown with touches of crystal and glass bead ramage embroidery, continuing fully onto the jewel encrusted navy organza cape and clutch.
WHO: Lady Gaga
WEAR: Alexander Wang for Balenciaga custom gown; Fred Leighton jewelry.
WHO: Elizabeth Banks
WEAR: Michael Kors aqua sable cutout gown; Delfina Delettrez jewelry; Jennifer Fisher earrings; Kara Ross ring; Charlotte Olympia heels.
WHO: Alison Brie
WEAR: Irene Neuwirth ring.
WHO: Gabrielle Union
WEAR: Gemfields jewelry; Kimberly McDonald jewelry; Charlotte Olympia clutch.
Who do you think is this year's best dressed?