Met Gala Red Carpet 2011 Photos: What the Celebs Wore!

by modastation

Country superstar Taylor Swift arrived with designer Gilles Mendel wearing one of his J. Mendel creations.

 

Jennifer Lopez wore a fuchsia silk chiffon gown with an organza shrug embroidered with hand painted flowers by Gucci. She finished the look with Gucci accessories, including a pink python box clutch and matching evening sandals. For her jewelry, she wore a ring and earrings by H. Stern—worth over $475,000!

 

Mary-Kate Olsen arrived in vintage Givenchy Couture and finished her look with a diamond ring and earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels.

 

Ashley Olsen brought the drama in a vintage Christian Dior gown with billowing sleeves and a thigh-high slit. She complemented the bold silhouette with simple diamond studs, black pumps, and a sleek clutch.

 

Gisele Bundchen wore a red bustier fin tail gown and matching clutch by Alexander McQueen and earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels.

 

New mom Miranda Kerr chose an embroidered white leather strapless flared dress with draped silk tulle overlay by Marchesa. She also carried a clutch by the same label.

 

 

Vera Wang custom designed the smoke tissue organza strapless ballgown singer and actress Jennifer Hudson wore to the gala. The skirt features handmade ivory tulle rosettes. She finished the look with vintage jewelry by Fred Leighton.

 

Sarah Jessica Parker wore a silver crystal embellished dress from Alexander McQueen‘s fall 2005 collection.

 

Twilight star Kristen Stewart picked one of her favorite designers to wear—Proenza Schouler! Her crimson embroidered silk dress featured a graphic black pattern.

 

Stella McCartney dressed friend Gwyneth Paltrow in a nude crystal long sleeve embroidered gown.

 

 

 

Beyonce Knowles went for a high neckline with her custom black mermaid gown with gold embroidery details by Emilio Pucci.

New redhead Blake Lively showed off her strands in a frock designed by Chanel, a likely pick for her considering she is the face of the handbag line right now. She arrived with Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld.

 

Diane Kruger chose to wear one of her favorite designers, Jason Wu. She paired her nude chantilly lace top and black silk chiffon draped skirt with jewelry from Van Cleef & Arpels and a handbag by Jimmy Choo. Fun fact: The top’s wheel paillette embroidery took over 500 hours to embroider by hand!

 

Demi Moore wore a black dress by Prabal Gurung, and made a statement with a tall hat by Philip Treacy, a milliner who often collaborated with McQueen and most recently designed 37 hats for the Royal Wedding. The actress topped off her look with earrings and rings by Cartier.

 

Nicole Richie opted for a retro feel in a white vintage gown with embellished cut-out sleeves. She wore her hair in Old Hollywood waves, and topped off the look with a custom knuckle-grazing cocktail ring and delicate hoops from her House of Harlow 1960 line.

 

A pregnant and newly-engaged Kate Hudson wore a gold stretch silk and crystal embroidered strapless gown by her friend Stella McCartney.

 

Pregnant with her second child, Jessica Alba wore a custom lamé strapless bustier gown with a crystal-encrusted silk tulle overlay by Ralph Lauren Collection. She paired the dress with a bag from Ralph Lauren and wore a Ralph Lauren Vintage Collection 1920s necklace with amethysts and citrines in her hair.

 

Madonna slipped on a blue-green star embroidered gown and blue and nude satin shoes by Stella McCartney.

 

 

 

Rihanna debuted a new long side braid at the gala, a dramatic beauty look that played off her sexy black lace one sleeve embroidered gown by Stella McCartney.

 

 

 

 

Salma Hayek Pinault accessorized her Alexander McQueen couture peach organza dress with shoes and a clutch by McQueen and earrings and a ring from Gucci‘s fine jewelry collection.

 

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