Best Dressed At The Met Ball 2013: All The Dresses Live From The Red Carpet

07 May 2013 by

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Giles Deacon at Met Gala

Beyonce in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Diane Kruger in Chanel Couture at Met Gala

Kristen Stewart in Stella McCartney at Met Gala

Emily Blunt in Carolina Herrera at Met Gala

January Jones in Chanel at Met Gala

Rosie Huntington Whiteley in Gucci at Met Gala

Gwen Stefani in Maison Martin Margiela at Met Gala

Anne Hathaway in Valentino at Met Gala

Lily Aldridge in Tommy Hilfiger at Met Gala

Heidi Klum in Marchesa at Met Gala

Emmy Rossum in Donna Karan Atelier at Met Gala

Chanel Iman in J Mendel at Met Gala

Kate Bosworth in Balmain at Met Gala

Kelly Osbourne in Marc Jacobs at Met Gala

Carine Roitfeld in Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Sophia Coppola in Marc Jacobs at Met Gala

Lily Cole in Vivienne Westwood at Met Gala

Madonna in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Cara Delevingne in Burberry at Met Gala

Katy Perry in Dolce & Gabbana at Met Gala

Jourdan Dunn, Ashley Madekwe and Julianne Hough in Topshop at Met Gala

Miranda Kerr in Michael Kors at Met Gala

Jennifer Lopez in Michael Kors at Met Gala

Rita Ora in Thakoon at Met Gala

Cameron Diaz in Stella McCartney at Met Gala

Carey Mulligan in Balenciaga at Met Gala

Mary Kate Olsen in vintage Chanel at Met Gala

Emma Watson in Prabal Gurung at Met Gala

Jennifer Lawrence in Dior at Met Gala

Lena Dunham in Erdem at Met Gala

Marion Cotillard in Dior at Met Gala

Blake Lively in Gucci at Met Gala

Michelle Williams in Saint Laurent at Met Gala

Gwyneth Paltrow in Valentino at Met Gala

Kylie Minogue in Moschino at Met Gala

Emma Roberts in Diane Von Fustenberg at Met Gala

Olivia Wilde in Calvin Klein Collection at Met Gala

Uma Thurman in Zac Posen at Met Gala

Christina Ricci at Met Gala

Elle Fanning in Rodarte at Met Gala

Jessica Alba in Tory Burch at Met Gala

Ashley Olsen at Met Gala

Ginnifer Goodwin in Tory Burch at Met Gala

Kerry Washington in Vera Wang at Met Gala

Karlie Kloss in Louis Vuitton at Met Gala

Miley Cyrus in Marc Jacobs at Met Gala

Hailee Steinfeld in Donna Karen Atelier at Met Gala

Alexa Chung at Met Gala

Nicki Minaj at Met Gala

Solange in Kenzo at Met Gala

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Jaime King at Met Gala

Sienna Miller at Met Gala

Chloe Sevigny

Nina Dobrev at Met Gala

Nicole Richie in Custom Topshop at Met Gala

Amanda Seyfried in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Taylor Swift at Met Gala

Kirsten Dunst in Louis Vuitton

Dakota Fanning in Rodarte at Met Gala

Katie Holmes in Calvin Klein Collection at Met Gala

Anja Rubik at Met Gala

Karolina Kurkova in Mary Katrantzou at Met Gala

Tom Ford and Joan Smalls at Met Gala

Naomie Harris in Donna Karan Atelier at Met Gala

Rooney Mara at Met Gala

Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci at Met Gala

Giuliana Rancic at Met Gala

Hilary Rhoda in Wes Gordon at Met Gala

Riccardo Tisci and Rooney Mara in Givenchy at Met Gala

Anna Wintour in Chanel at Met Gala

Last night while you were sleeping, Grazia Daily did an all-nighter to bring you all the frocks from the Met Gala 2013 ready for when you wake up. Anyone who is ANYONE in planet fashion hiked up the 154 feet long staircase (with a designer pal on their arm) last night to be welcomed into the museum by fashion editortrix Anna Wintour.

The theme was of course punk and so there were plenty of fake nose rings, leather and chatter about The Clash on the red carpet. In the words of Lena Dunham: 'It's an excuse to spit in the museum.' The queen of the punks was (of course) Ms Sarah Jessica Parker who wore a mohican headdress by Philip Treacy, tartan thigh highs by Christian Louboutin and a frock by Brit designer Giles Deacon. Jennifer Lawrence was clearly impressed by SJP's effort as she was spotted running her hands through her mohawk. Well it does look inviting.

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Not to be out punked, Miley Cyrus spiked up her hair into a Johnny Rotten-esque 'do and slipped into a sleeved net Morticia stylee Marc Jacobs dress. Speaking of punk'd hair, Nicole Richie wore an elegant white custom Topshop embellished gown, but added drama with her hair pulled high and dyed grey. Yes really, grey.

Another fashion anarchist was Sienna Miller who wore a studded Burberry leather jacket and spikes in her hair and ears. Her pal Cara Delevingne also wore a custom spiky Burbs number, but insisted that she wasn't being very punk as would have to miss the afterparty to work early in the morning. But then she added that she might just go and get a tattoo instead.

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The Met Ball isn't the Met Ball without a Beyonce mega-moment, and this year was no exception. Beyonce was one of the last guests to turn up, in a high-impact Givenchy black and gold gown with black gloves and gold embellished thigh high boots. Speaking of Givenchy, the new face of the house Amanda Seyfried also got the flashbulbs going in a vintage Givenchy frock. 

Anne Hathaway's red carpet look was worlds away from her twee pink Prada Oscars frock, as she wore a black Valentino floor sweeper from the archives. Anne said that her inspiration was Debbie Harry and added 'I took the chaos thing as far as couture would allow.' That pretty much sums up most of the Met Gala ensembles.

But what we did learn from the punk themed Met Gala is that most A Listers did not have a 'punk phase.' Jennifer Lawrence laughed at the suggestion and replied that she was a cheerleader, Avril Lavigne is as punk as it gets for Hailee Steinfed and just in case you were wondering, no Kim Kardashian did not have a punk phase. Kim made her Met Gala debut in a floral sleeved Riccardo Tisci gown with a thigh high slit and described herself as a 'romantic punk.'

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Forget the side-bum, 'Pink is the colour of punk' was Gwyneth Paltrow's motto as she wore an elegant Valentino gown with just a simple mesh cut-out at the neck. So who were the, how do you say it, un-punky-est of all the red carpet goers? Well Anna Wintour wore floral Chanel, Carey Mulligan wore black minimalist Balenciaga and Jennifer Lawrence wore an elegant Dior gown + veil like the one she wears in the Dior ads. 

But as Marc Jacobs pointed out, perhaps they are the biggest punks of all, as he said wearing a tuxedo to a punk themed bash is as subversive as you could get. So how did he rebel against the punk dress code? He went as a dandy in a Comme Des Garcons polka-dot suit. 

See all the best dressed stars from the Met Gala in the gallery above...


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