Monday 9th May 2011
The Met Ball 2011 – Red Hot Fashion!
Gisele Bundchen in Alexander McQueen
The Costume Institute Gala (or Costume Institute Ball), known as the Met Ball, is an annual ball that celebrates the opening of the Metropolitan Museum’s (The Met) fashion exhibit at the Costume Institute.
Jennifer Lopez in Gucci
The red carpet evening where celebrities arrive dressed to impress is described as the fashion industry’s “Night of Nights”. Fashion industry experts and style magazines consider the event, which is hosted by Vogue to be the fashion world’s best red carpet event.
Kristen Stewart in Proenza Schouler
The event has been an annual affair at the Met since 1948 (the year in which the Costume Institute was founded), but it has been held in different parts of the museum over the years.
Dianna Agron in Michael Kors
Lea Michele in Escada
Mary-Kate Olsen in Givenchy
Doutzen Kroes in Giambattista Valli
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Burberry
Lara Stone in Calvin Klein