Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Impossible Conversations – Red Carpet Style

Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci with husband Tom Brady at "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala

Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Time goes by so fast that it’s even hard to believe that the Met Gala was here once again just yesterday evening especially after the mega-buzz last year’s Savage Beauty retrospective of Alexander McQueen drew.

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But here we are again for another fantastic, intriguing exhibit focusing on the work and uncanny parallels between Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli, two women who could easily be considered as the most innovative designers from the past 100 years.

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Beyone in Givenchy, post babyweight

This year’s red carpet had its expected misses (we’ll get to those to help you avoid the same pitfalls –later), but for now, here’s a first look at the evening’s best dressed stars.

Tom Brady cut a usually handsome figure in Tom Ford while supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen, pictured above, wore one of the evening’s most glamorous black dresses from Givenchy Haute Couture (above).

Beyonce has major back in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci
Beyonce has major back in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci

In brilliantly executed Givenchy Haute Couture, Beyonce made a sensational statement while flaunting a drop-dead gorgeous, post-baby-weight physique while her dress’ beaded & feathered construction paid homage to the work of Schiaperelli and Prada.

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Lana Del Ray in custom Altuzarra

Musician Lana Del Ray wore one of the best looks we’ve seen her in as of yet in custom Joseph Altuzarra inspired by “gothic, glamorous beauty,” which in the end, delivered one bombshell worthy arrangement.

Vogue's Grace Coddington steals the limelight in Prada

It’s no secret that the ladies of  Vogue magazine have a die-hard respect for Miuccia Prada,  just take at look at the publication’s editor, Grace Coddington, in a satin Prada coat. She looked wickedly chic and modern despite the looks retro-minded spirit -a typical Prada moment for you. — Naveed Hussain

Photos: Givenchy