All the 2014 Met Gala Gowns: Prepare Yourselves, Couture Nerds
After last year's punk affair (a concept some celebrities seriously struggled with), the 2014 Met Gala got all classed up with a strict dress code and high-society theme — Charles James: Beyond Fashion. Sporting everything from the classically chic black gown to totally outrageous amounts of sparkle, all our red carpet faves fully committed to making a statement for the sartorial event of the year. Here are all the looks from the steps so far — keep checking back tonight as the pics roll in!
Wintour’s daughter wore a pale blue gown that would honestly be awesome for prom night.
The fashion-iest of the Jenner/Kardashian clan looks stunning in her mermaid-fit, Topshop (!!) gown.
Going for classic black-and-white, Steinfeld looks perfectly adorable in her Prabal Gurung dress.
Selena Gomez, DVF, Jessica Alba, & Jessica Joffe
In this star-studded IG, there’s no way to pick a best dressed.
YES. The style star we’ve all been anxiously waiting for left no jaws un-dropped with her Prada dress.
Saldana stuns in a printed, plunging, Michael Kors gown.
Breaking up the black-and-white theme of the night so far, the Victoria’s Secret model hit the carpet in a teal, Marchesa ball gown.
Wearing a tiered Burberry gown — she’s the face of the brand’s fragrance — Waterhouse basically floats down the red carpeted stairs.
Apparently, if they’re not in black-and-white, celebs are jumping on that blush train. McAdams looks sweet and chic in a floor-length gown.
Chrissy Teigen & John Legend
One of my personal favorite celeb couples, Teigen and Legend were both pictures of perfection in Ralph Lauren.
Finally, a little color! Rossum’s Carolina Herrera gown is the biggest standout of the night so far.
Keeping it totally classic, Menzel’s feather-fringed gown is so Old Hollywood.
Her dress might match the carpet, but this Girls star did anything but blend in to the crowd.
The Fault In Our Stars actress wears a Rodarte gown that’s the perfect combination of floral and glitzy glamour for springtime.
In a DKNY dress, Richie made slinky work for the red carpet.
The first short dress of the night, model Huntington-Whiteley’s little number is an awesomely unexpected combo of black, gold, and leopard print.
Victoria & David Beckham
Double visions in white, the arguably hottest couple on the carpet shines in their matching ensembles.
Literally dripping with silver, the Victoria’s Secret model rocks her Michael Kors gown.
Food network darling Sandra Lee really went for it in a big, metallic, Dara Lamb dress.
Now this is how how you do crimson on the red carpet.
Gabrielle Union, Janelle Monae, & Dianna Agron
It’s the classic combo of crop top, cape, and glitter gown.
Zoe Kravitz & Kristen Wiig
In an awesome blonde bob moment, Kravitz and Wiig both went for sleek silhouettes, wearing Topshop and Balenciaga, respectively.
It might not be as Met Gala’d out as the rest of the gowns, but Michelle Williams looks as adorable as ever in a short, sequined number.
Dita Von Teese
Professional bombshell Dita Von Teese didn’t disappoint in a form-fitting, cream-and-crimson gown.
Funny girl Anna Kendrick schooled us all in how to wear cutouts tonight.
Wondering how to do sparkle once you’re past prom age? Here’s your answer.
It’s not really an outfit if your shoes don’t match your armband, right?
Her off-the-shoulder gown isn’t a perfect fit, but I’ll give Olsen bonus points for those contrasting heels.
Dunham’s dress is short, fun, and totally unique — just like the star herself.
Emma Stone rocked the heck out of a Thakoon, colorblocked crop top ensemble — and the best fishtail ever.
Upton went for an amazingly Victorian, sheer, black gown by Dolce & Gabbana.
Sometimes, simpler can be better, as the Homeland star proves with her velvet bodice and full, blush skirt.
I appreciate your efforts to stand out, Gyllenhaal, but this one just missed the mark.
The most anticipated gown of the night (at least in our office) finally arrived at the end of the red carpet! There won’t be nearly as many jokes about Kardashian’s gown this year — she looks simply glamorous in her black and blue dress.
Lea Michele’s head-to-toe gold is definitely high-end, but I’m not obsessed with the extra fabric in the middle.
Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen
The Olsen twins showed up to the gala in coordinating, trench-coat-dresses that are giving me total witchy woman vibes.
Looking like the supermodel that she is, Kloss pulls of leather gloves like no one else could.
Far more goth than usual, Beyonce looks as sexy as ever.
Who better than Cara Delevingne to be the only girl on the carpet wearing pants?
K. Stew looks as happy as ever to grace the Met red carpet.