Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Impossible Conversations – Red Carpet Style
Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Time goes by so fast that it’s even hard to believe that the Met Gala was here once again just yesterday evening especially after the mega-buzz last year’s Savage Beauty retrospective of Alexander McQueen drew.
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But here we are again for another fantastic, intriguing exhibit focusing on the work and uncanny parallels between Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli, two women who could easily be considered as the most innovative designers from the past 100 years.
This year’s red carpet had its expected misses (we’ll get to those to help you avoid the same pitfalls -later), but for now, here’s a first look at the evening’s best dressed stars.
Tom Brady cut a usually handsome figure in Tom Ford while supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen, pictured above, wore one of the evening’s most glamorous black dresses from Givenchy Haute Couture (above).
In brilliantly executed Givenchy Haute Couture, Beyonce made a sensational statement while flaunting a drop-dead gorgeous, post-baby-weight physique while her dress’ beaded & feathered construction paid homage to the work of Schiaperelli and Prada.
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Musician Lana Del Ray wore one of the best looks we’ve seen her in as of yet in custom Joseph Altuzarra inspired by “gothic, glamorous beauty,” which in the end, delivered one bombshell worthy arrangement.
It’s no secret that the ladies of Vogue magazine have a die-hard respect for Miuccia Prada, just take at look at the publication’s editor, Grace Coddington, in a satin Prada coat. She looked wickedly chic and modern despite the looks retro-minded spirit -a typical Prada moment for you. – Naveed Hussain
Photos: GivenchyPublished on May 08, 2012
Naveed Hussain, stylist and fashion editor, has a BA in art history and extensive knowledge in the history of fashion and social media outreach. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art and was assistant to the owner & editor at VagabondNyc, where he also contributed to FocusOnStyle. Naveed has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.