The Met Ball is often referred to as the Oscars of the East. It gives the fashion world a chance to shine, or at least try to… Check out our comprehensive coverage of the red carpet at the Met Ball and the trends we saw. We’ll also tell you our winners and losers for each of the trend categories.
Glitter and Sequins:
Carey Mulligan in Prada.
Lea Michelle in Dianne Von Furstenberg
Cameron Diaz in Stella McCartney.
A back view of Diaz’s Stella McCartney gown.
Lana Del Rey in Joseph Altuzarra dress and black cape.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Burberry.
Rachel Zoe and Karolina Kurkova, both in Rachel Zoe Collection.
Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy.
Sofia Vergara in Marchesa.
Jessica Chastain in Louis Vuitton.
Liv Tyler in Givenchy.
Winners: Carey Mulligan, Giselle Bundchen
Losers: Jessica Chastain, Karolina Kurkova, Cameron Diaz (but only for her hair)
Beyonce in Givenchy Haute Couture.
Diane Kruger in Prada.
Cate Blanchett in Alexander McQueen.
Kate Bosworth in custom Prada.
Winners: Cate Blanchett, Diane Kruger
Losers: Beyonce (who is one second away from being devoured by a tie dyed ostrich who will not be deterred by her sequins)
Emma Stone in Lanvin.
SJP in a floral Valentino and Fred Leighton jewels.
Rashida Jones in Tory Burch.
Winners: Rashida Jones, Emma Stone
Katherine McPhee in Elie Saab.
Kristen Wiig in Stella McCartney.
Ginnifer Goodwin in custom Monique Lhullier.
Eva Mendes in Prada.
Kristen Bell in Tommy Hilfiger.
Kirsten Dunst in Rodarte.
Winners: Eva Mendes
Losers: Kristin Bell. Tommy Hilfiger, to the Met Ball. Seriously?
Emma Roberts in Escada.
Coco Rocha in a vintage Givenchy suit originally owned by Elizabeth Taylor.
Winners: Emma Roberts, January Jones
Losers: Coca Rocha, while the concept was cool, the execution was not.
Mia Wasikowska in Prada.
Alexa Chung in Marc Jacobs.
Winner: Mia Wasikowska
Loser: Alexa Chung
Black and Nude:
Elizabeth Banks in Mary Katrantzou.
Christina Ricci in Thakoon.
Chloe Sevigny in Miu Miu.
Winners: It’s all pretty much a hot mess.
The Barely There Maxi: Rooney Mara in Givenchy.
Marion Cotillard in Christian Dior.
Heidi Klum in Escada.
Winners: Marion Cotillard, Rooney Mara
Loser: Heidi Klum, who looks like she’s in a fancy porno gone wrong.
Dakota Fanning in Louis Vuitton and Fred Leighton jewels.
Scarlett Johansson in Dolce and Gabbana.
Winner: Scarlett Johansson
Loser: Dakota Fanning, who looks like she’s trying on her mom’s prom dress
Rihanna in Tom Ford.
Gwyneth Paltrow in Prada.
Camilla Belle in Ralph Lauren.
Hilary Swank and Jessica Alba, both in Michael Kors.
Amy Adams in Giambattista Valli and a Judith Leiber clutch.
Winners: Camilla Belle, Rihanna
Losers: Gwyneth Paltrow, who seems to have forgotten her pants.
And some more:
Renee Zellweger in a custom made Emilio Pucci.
Jessica Biel in Prada.
Justin Timberlake joined her.
Kristen Stewart in Balenciaga.
Ashley Greene in a custom made Donna Karan gown.
Dianna Agron in Carolina Herrera and a Judith Leiber clutch.
Lily Collins in Valentino.
Florence Welch in Alexander McQueen.
Mary-Kate Olsen in a gown by The Row.
Leighton Meester in Marchesa.
Brooklyn Decker in Tory Burch.
Milla Jovovich in Prada.
Emily Blunt in Calvin Klein.
Jamie King in Topshop.