Most iconic looks from 2017 Met Gala

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Fashion’s most iconic night just took place and fashion enthusiasts were left picking up their jaws from the floor.

This year’s Met Gala theme was based around the Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons – French for “like some boys” – that was founded by Rei Kawakubo in 1973. This design house challenged fashion perspectives by merging creative architectural elements into the fluidity of garments.

Kawakubo is in many ways a fashion oracle hence the reason she was chosen as the sole inspiration for the 2017 Met Gala and Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute exhibition. Noteably, she’s the first designer in over 30 years to own the theme of fashion’s biggest night.

Needless to say, many A-listers walking the red carpet Monday night put their best foot forward. From Rita Ora’s stunning, red Marchesa’s ensemble to Rihanna’s daring Comme des Garçons piece, there were many reasons to applaud last night’s event.

The Best from Met Gala

Here are a few of our favourite looks from the 2017 Met Gala. photos c/o vogue.com

Zendaya

Selena Gomez in Coach

Rita Ora in Marchesa

Rihanna in Comme des Garcons

Priyanka Chopra in Ralph Lauren

Nicki Minaj in H&M

Lupita Nyong’o

Kylie Jenner in Versace and Donatella Versace

Kim Kardashian West in Vivienner Westwood

Kendall Jenner in La Perla

Kate Hudson

Jourdan Dunn in H&M

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Janelle Monae

Halle Berry in Atelier Versace

Hailey Baldwin

Cassie

Cara Delavigne in Chanel

Blake Lively in Versace

Ashley Graham in H&M

Anna Wintour in Chanel

 

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Sharon Mundia

Sharon Mundia is the author of the award-winning, personal style blog, This Is Ess. As a fashion fanatic, beauty lover and home decor enthusiast, she will leave you wanting to revamp your closet, home and life in general.

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