When they say, “Blink and you’ll miss it!” they must be talking about the Met Gala. In a night of major stars in the year’s most major designs, an iconic style moment can easily pass you by. Hey, they don’t call it the Oscars of fashion for nothing!
Fortunately, our eyes don’t rest when they’re on red carpet watch. So we’ve gathered the must-see moments that will have you covered for all the water-cooler chatter (which we like to think is still a thing). From Rihanna’s papal pearls to Katy Perry’s flight of fancy, check them all out..
1. When Rihanna stormed the yard
If there’s one certainty at the Met Gala, it’s that Rihanna will nail the theme. She nailed it and then some.
2. Zendeya’s Joan of arc’s triumph
The singer defined heroine chic in Versace.
3. When Katy Perry spread her wings
The singer was the picture of angelic in custom Versace.
4. When Kate Moss went dark
A far cry from angel wings, this Saint Laurent dress was the moodier side of feathers.
5. When Rita aura redefined the flower crown
The star paired Prada with Lorraine Schwartz jewels for her gothic look. She had one of many memorable headpieces on the red carpet.
6. When Cardi B Christened her baby numb
Moschino’s jeweled number was fit for a queen . . . or two.
7. When Kendall Jenner Introduced the pant train
This Off-White look taught us that you don’t have to wear a gown to rock excess fabric.
8. When Sarah Jessica Parker went full golden girl
The actress’s Dolce & Gabbana look had us saying, “Thank you for being a fashion icon.”
9. Priyanka Chopra’s Not-so-little red riding hood
Ralph Lauren’s fluid design was a feast for the eyes.
10. When Cara Delevingne lampshaded
Why should the legs have all the fun? The Brit brought back the term with a Dior design.
11. When Diane Kruger rode with train
In a night of many gowns, Prabal Gurung’s flowed past the pack.
12. Gigi Hadid’s brokem glass
13. When Madonna took a bow
The singer channeled her own lyrics in Jean Paul Gaultier.
14. Kate bosworth’s madonna moment
No, not that one! The actress appeared to have stepped out of a painting in Oscar de la Renta.
15. When Kim Kardashian posed like a golden goddess
Kim K. looked like an actual statue in her dripping golden gown.