19 Celebrities Who Nailed the Met Gala Brief Each Year
The Costume Institute exhibition is one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's most lauded events every year, not just for the fashion crowd, but increasingly, for the wider cultural salutations the exhibition brings to the arts world. The Met Gala's red carpet then, functions as a way for the most awe-inspiring designer creations to be shown — a chance for guests to pay homage, in their own way, to the chosen theme or designer.
2017's focus is Rei Kawakubo and her label, Commes des Garcons, a theme that invites many different routes for interpretation, be it the designer's Japanese background or famous avant-garde pieces. As this year's gala draws closer, we're celebrating those guests who got the best-dressed tick of approval for their smart, stylish and creative interpretations of the dress codes over the years.