Wintour, Clooneys opens a heavenly Met Gala in New York

08 May, 2018, 02:12 | Author: Rachel Mcdaniel
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Two years earlier was when Rihanna really cemented herself as a Met Gala star, channeling the event's theme of "China: Through the Looking Glass" in a breathtaking, embroidered canary-yellow gown by Chinese couturier Guo Pei.

The Costume Institute's head curator, the brilliant Andrew Bolton - now Wendy Yu Curator in Charge - has chosen the theme of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, for his annual blockbuster exhibition this year, which gives ample room for extravagant, baroque dress-up with, no doubt, many Madonnas, vestment-style robes, cherubs and angelic apparitions in the mix. At the time, many speculated that her undone look was in response to the Paris robbery experience from just months prior, particularly as this was one of her first red carpets since the harrowing event. This year, Priyanka is again expected to make an appearance but will her outfit be just as awesome and daring as the enormous trench coat with an 10-foot train from last year?

Over the past few days, New York City has been invaded by those on the Met Gala's invite list (Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner, etc.).

The theme for the 2007 Met Gala was "Poiret: King of Fashion".

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For 2012's "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" theme, Rihanna slithered onto the carpet in a sexy, sultry Tom Ford crocodile-embossed leather dress.

"Among the world's most preeminent fashion events, The Met Gala brings together the very best of art and fashion", said Getty Images Global Vice President of Entertainment, Kirstin Benson. This look definitely turned out stunning.

Years before Kendall Jenner's almost naked dress and Madonna's thong-bearing ensemble, Rihanna brought some skin to the Met Gala's 2014 "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" carpet in an ab-baring, two-piece ensemble by Stella McCartney.

The theme for 2014's Met Gala was "Charles James: Beyond Fashion". The ensemble, from designer Richard Quinn, made a crinkling sound all the way the Met's iconic steps. Do not cut, copy or lift any content from this website without our consent.

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