Posts tagged "costume institute gala"

So, Beyonce Totally Crashed The Met Ball

If you're Beyonce, you can pretty much do whatever you want to do -- and that includes crashing one of the most important events on the New York social calendar, the Met Costume Institute Ball. It seems Bey wasn't planning on going at all, but then that purple Givenchy gown showed up at her house…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 22, 2012

Hits & Misses: The Best And Worst Of Beauty At The 2012 Met Ball

The Met Ball is, in many ways, bigger and brighter than all of the awards shows combined. While the Academy honors excellence in film, the gala honors glamour in its purest form. Each year there's a "topic" of celebration — last night extolled the parallels of Miuccia Prada to the late great Elsa Schiaparelli; last…

By: Rachel Krause / May 8, 2012

The 2012 Costume Institute Gala/Met Ball: The Totally WTF

The Met Ball, held each year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, is Fashion with a capital F's version of the Oscars. Okay, so no awards are given out -- this year's gala celebrated "parallels between Miuccia and the late Elsa Schiaparelli" -- but the red carpet arrivals put the Academy…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 8, 2012

The 2012 Costume Institute Gala/Met Ball: The Borrrrring

The Met Ball, held each year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, is Fashion with a capital F's version of the Oscars. Okay, so no awards are given out -- this year's gala celebrated "parallels between Miuccia and the late Elsa Schiaparelli" -- but the red carpet arrivals put the Academy…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 8, 2012

The 2012 Costume Institute Gala/Met Ball: The Good

The Met Ball, held each year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, is Fashion with a capital F's version of the Oscars. Okay, so no awards are given out -- this year's gala celebrated "parallels between Miuccia and the late Elsa Schiaparelli" -- but the red carpet arrivals put the Academy…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 8, 2012

WWWWD Reports On The Met Ball

“Karl Lagerfeld is dead!” “Terrorists at the Met Gala!” “Kate Moss ate foie gras!” Missed these headlines from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala? You can find them all in the latest edition of WWWWD (not to be confused with WWD), the Onion-esque fake newsletter that pokes fun at the fashion world. I…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 6, 2009

Slideshow: Super Hot Messes At The Met

We saved the mess for last! There was ever so much to choose from, especially given the Gala's "Superheroes: Fashion & Fantasy" theme. Some people didn't even try, some people hit the nail on the head, and some just went too dang far. All this has us wondering what next year's theme should be...how about…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008

Slideshow: Lovely Ladies To The Rescue!

There were so many people at this dang Gala, it felt like more of an event than the Academy Awards (which is a pretty big event in celeb land). We could have included so many more -- Emmy Rossum, Fergie-Ferg, Molly Sims, etc. -- but these ten ladies about the jump stood out the most.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008

Slideshow: Hot Super-Couples At The Costume Institute Gala

So many couples came out to play at the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last night. There were tons of singles too, not mention loads of amazing train wrecks (the theme was superheroes), but we thought we'd start with the lovebirds. Click here to see all of the couples in their…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008

Quick Pic: Ashley Olsen Drags Her Corpse Twin Out For A Party

There was such a plethora of hot messiness last night at the Costume Institute Gala held at the Metripolitan Museum of Art (there was some serious prettiness too, but that's not quite as fun), but this image of the Olsen twins scared the bejesus out of me. Ashley looks fairly delightful, but Mary Kate? Mommy,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008