Tuesday, May 5, 2015

2015 Met Gala: Honorable Mentions

 Solange Knowles in Giles
Kate Hudson in Michael Kors
Amanda Seyfried in Givenchy Haute Couture
Kim Kardashian West in Roberto Cavalli by Peter Dundas
Hailee Steinfeld in Michael Kors
Miley Cyrus & Zoe Kravitz in Alexander Wang

2015 Met Gala: Best Dressed

The Met Gala was yesterday evening and well, there were some amazing looks! My personal favourite was Amal Alamuddin Clooney floored me in her custom made Martin Margiela Artisanal strapless gown with a tiered skirt and a Chinese military inspired bodice. Wow! Uma Thurman, who usually bores me, stunned in her custom Atelier Versace white V-neck gown with a thigh high split. I'm pleasantly surprised. Ashley Olsen brought the subtle, gothic glam to the red carpet and I'm enamoured. Her intricate lace gown is beautiful!

The petulant king of the tweens himself, Justin Bieber, was another pleasant surprise on the red carpet. He always dresses badly but this Balmain Haute Couture blazer is awesome. The vest inside and the Cheongasm gold encapsulated the theme, so kudos to you! Emma Roberts was another beauty to take to the red carpet. Her emerald green Ralph Lauren Collection one shouldered gown with a side split an and a split in the arm is gorgeous. Reese Witherspoon, after a dull award season, packed a punch with her Jason Wu strapless gown with a thigh high split. Her red platform sandals, red box clutch, and diamond jewels completed this beautiful look. 
The Queen herself! Rihanna. Oh, Rihanna! I am in love with her, her music and this look. This Guo Pei coat with a couple-metre-long train, intricate Cheongasm and fur details blew me away. 
1) She stayed true to the theme. 
2) She looked fabulous, in doing so. 
3) This look will go down in history.


This wasn't such a great year for the Gala. There were some great looks, but also some terrible ones and forgettable ones. Looking at my favourites (and a lot of others) only a few interpreted the theme. 

Sunday, May 3, 2015

2015 Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will be hosting this year's Costume Institute Met Gala. The 2015 Met Gala clashes with Chanel's Resort 2016 show in Seoul, South Korea. Perhaps some famous models will be opting out of the Met Gala for Karl Lagerfeld's show or vice versa. Fashionista have obtained the host committee list. Most of these celebrities will be attending, alongside the official chairs. Anna Wintour, Jennifer Lawrence, Gong Li, Silas Chou, Marissa Mayer and Wendi Murdoch are the chairpeople this year. Jennifer will no doubt be wearing Dior, and Anna will be in either Chanel or custom Galliano.
Celebrities: Seth Meyers, James Corden, Harvey Weinstein, Jessica Chastain, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Colin Firth, Livia Firth, Neil Patrick Harris, Anne Hathaway, Ethan Hawke, Dakota Johnson, Spike Jonze, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Baz Luhrmann, Sienna Miller, Julianne Moore, Carey Mulligan & Marcus Mumford, Rita Ora, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Katy Perry, Eddie Redmayne, Rihanna, Amanda Seyfried, Ivanka Trump, Florence Welch, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Allison Williams, Reese Witherspoon
Models: Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss
Designers: Christopher Bailey, Tory Burch, Sarah Burton, Georgina Chapman, Kenneth Cole, Maria Grazia Chiuri & Pierpaolo Piccioli, Peter Copping, Francisco Costa, Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana, Alber Elbaz, Alberta Ferretti, Tom Ford, Valentino Garavani, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Lazaro Hernandez, Carolina Herrera, Dee and Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Karl Lagerfeld, Derek Lam, Ralph Lauren, Jenna Lyons, Stella McCartney, Alasdhair Willis, Jack McCollough, Tamara Mellon, Gilles Mendel, Marcus Wainwright, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Thakoon Panichgul, Zac Posen, Miuccia Prada, Raf Simons, Hedi Slimane (not attending), Riccardo Tisci, Giambattista Valli, Dries Van Noten, Donatella Versace, Diane von Furstenberg, Alexander Wang, Vera Wang, David Neville, Jason Wu
Other industry figures: Hamish Bowles, Bianca Brandolini, Claire Courtin-Clarins, Jenna Courtin-Clarins, Prisca Courtin-Clarins, Virginie Courtin-Clarins, Domenico De Sole, Millard Drexler, Sylvana Ward Durrett, Sir Phillip Green, Aerin Lauder, Lauren Bush Lauren, David Lauren, Catherine Martin, Pat McGrath, Andrew Rosen, Pierre-Yves Roussel, Lauren Santo Domingo, Bee Shaffer, Plum Sykes, Andre Leon Talley, Mario Testino, Gucci Westman, Dasha Zhukova, Veronica Chou