Met Gala 2018: Best of the Red Carpet

What does the Met Gala theme 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination' actually look like on the red carpet?
Tuesday 8 May 2018
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Ralph Lauren. Photo: Ralph Lauren/Instagram

Not a Met Gala goes by without making a few jaws drop. The theme this year, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, leans a little further into controversial territory than usual, but the result on the red carpet was, for lack of a better word, divine.

On one end of the spectrum, some celebrities kept religious references out of their wardrobes. And on the other end, there were those who were very committed to the theme (ahem, Rihanna).

But with every fashion extravaganza, we have to ask a few questions.

Scroll on for more photos from the star-studded red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (admit it, you wish you were there).

Emilia Clarke in Dolce & Gabbana

Solange Knowles in Iris Van Herpen

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bunchen in Versace

Gigi Hadid in Versace

Kate Bosworth in Oscar de la Renta

Priyanka Chopra in Ralph Lauren

Blake Lively in Versace

Rooney Mara in Givenchy

Diane Kruger in Prabal Gurung

Diane the Divine. Diane Kruger wears the Atelier Prabal Gurung celestial blue double face duchess satin structured bell shaped dress with hand embroidered engineered fleur-de-lis motif, hand draped silk taffeta bouillonńe sleeve and monarch bouillonńe train with hand embroidered fleur-de-lis edge with the Tasaki Atelier white gold and south sea pearl buoy hidden ear bud with pave diamond, the Tasaki Atelier white gold and Akoya and South Sea pearl Aurora ring with sapphire and diamond accent, the Tasaki platinum and Akoya pearl and diamond earring, the Tasaki white gold and Akoya pearl ring with diamond accent, the Tasaki white gold and Akoya pearl ring and a custom Philip Treacy x Tasaki fleur-de-lis and South Sea pearl head piece to the 2018 Met Gala celebrating “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” #pgworld #pgmuse #beautywithsubstance #modernglamour #femininitywithabite #MetGala #MetHeavenlyBodies #ASeatAtTheTable #tasaki_intl

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Katy Perry in Versace

Irina Shayk in Versace

Trevor Noah in Balmain

Deepika Padukone in Prabal Gurung

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Ralph Lauren

Jared Leto in Gucci

Zendaya in Versace

Janelle Monae in Marc Jacobs

Anne Hathaway in Valentino

Lana Del Rey in Gucci

Heading to the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art—the #MetGala— celebrating the opening of the exhibit ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.’ @lanadelrey wore a custom #Gucci long sleeve silk cady and lace gown inspired by Our Lady of Sorrows by #AlessandroMichele. The bodice features ‘The Seven Sorrows of Mary’ with the initials ‘LDR’ on the sacred heart. The skirt features hand stitched gold metal and colored silk thread embroidery inspired by baroque floral motifs and daggers with a pleated tulle and lace underskirt. Completing the look is a handmade headpiece with blue and white painted feathers and crystal halo, ivory satin loafers with embroidered lotus and handmade antique glass stick representing the eyes of Saint Lucy. #MetHeavenlyBodies

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Jeremy Scott and Cardi B in Moschino

Sarah Jessica Parker in Dolce & Gabbana

Kerry Washington in Ralph Lauren

Eiza Gonzalez in Prabal Gurung

With a compassionate spirit and dedication to her trade, we revere and honour the vows of a sister and her sisterhood, with our muse Eiza who so beautifully represents these attributes. Complete with over 250,000 crystals, hand embroidered to create a cross motif, the graphic nature of Eiza’s Atelier Prabal Gurung gown is an ode to our brand DNA of celebrating modern graphic glamour. The bold 70 carat Tanzanite Tasaki high jewellery is a nod to our brand belief that we are ‘Stronger In Colour’. Eiza wears the Atelier Prabal Gurung onyx silk chiffon hand embroidered cross motif column gown with cutout mako bandeau and alabaster duchess satin extended giumpe train with satin rouleau covered button detail with the Tasaki Atelier white gold and South Sea pearl twisted Aurora choker with sapphire and diamond accent, and the Tasaki diamond and tanzanite necklace and earring. #pgworld #pgmuse #beautywithsubstance #modernglamour #femininitywithabite #MetGala #MetHeavenlyBodies #ASeatAtTheTable #tasaki_intl

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Darren Criss in Dolce & Gabbana

Stella Maxwell in Moschino

Donald Glover in Gucci

Ariana Grande in Vera Wang

Naomi Watts in Michael Kors

Nick Jonas in Dolce & Gabbana

Lily Aldridge in Ralph Lauren

Laura Dern in Proenza Schouler

Selena Gomez in Coach

Nicki Minaj in Oscar de la Renta

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Frances McDormand in Valentino

Ming Xi in Prabal Gurung

Hailee Steinfeld in Prabal Gurung

Salma Hayek in Altuzarra

Rihanna in Maison Margiela

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Evan Rachel Wood in Altuzarra

Bee Shaffer in Valentino

Jennifer Lopez in Balmain

Cindy Crawford in Versace

Chadwick Boseman in Versace

Rita Ora in Prada

Kim Kardashian in Versace

Natasha Poly in Balmain

Juliette Binoche in Balmain

Winnie Harlow in Tommy Hilfiger

Lewis Hamilton in Tommy Hilfiger

The Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibiton at the Metropolitan Museum of Art runs from 10 May until 8 October 2018.

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