The Metropolitan Museum of Art annual Met Gala is the grandest fashion event of the year. The event celebrates the museum’s yearly opening of it’s fashion exhibit (The Costume Institute). This years theme Punk: Chaos to Couture had plenty of stars like Nicole Richie, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift and Sarah Jessica Parker choosing to create red carpet statements in bold ensembles. Beyonce is this years honorary chair, co-Chairs include Rooney Mara; Lauren Santo Domingo, Riccardo Tisci, and Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Magazine. Kanye West is set to perform and tickets are the main source of funding for the Costume Institute.
A few of the youngest stars graced the red carpet in haute couture fashions. 16 year old Hailee Steinfeld, star of the Award winning film True Grit wore a beautiful custom ivory in Dona Karan Ateleir. Side swept hair and lined eyes gave an edge to a sweet leather dress that was adorned with antiqued safety pins. Elle Fanning made a bold statement in a Tie dye Rodarte evening gown with blue eye shadow and Van Cleef & Arpels jewels.
Punk: Chaos to Couture Exhibit
May 9–August 14, 2013