Met Gala 2017 Fashion Recap : Honoring Designer Rei Kawakubo

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Met Gala 2017

It’s Gonna Be May! Break out the memes and toss your heels like confetti fashion lovers! It is the first Monday of May, which means fashion’s biggest night has arrived. This year the Met Gala 2017 celebration is showcasing the gorgeous architectural designs of Rei Kawakubo.





Moreover, if you are a couture buff you are well aware that this is certainly history in the making. Rei Kawakubo is the first living designer to be honored by the Met Costume Institute since the extraordinary, Yves Saint Laurent back in 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will display the “Art of the In Between” exhibit of Kawakubo’s distinctive high end designs from May 4th through September 4th.

The public will be treated to Rei’s stunning garments that invoke, “fascination with interstitiality or the space between boundaries” as mentioned by the Met Museum. The presentation will be available for viewing in the museum’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall. Nevertheless, enough gabbing on our part, let’s get to this year’s celebrity fashions!

Met Gala 2017 Fashion Recap

Met Gala 2017

Rihanna

The fashion icon is dazzling in Comme des Garcons Fall 2016.

Met Gala 2017

Zendaya Coleman

That Hair Though! Daya slayed in a floor length floral gown by Dolce and Gabbana.

Met Gala 2017

Nicki Minaj

Va, Va and Voom! Custom gown by HM with heels by Versace.

Met Gala 2017

La La Anthony

Wearing Thai Nguyen Atelier and Lorraine Schwartz Accessories.

Met Gala 2017

Serena Williams

Williams’ pregnancy glow up in an emerald Versace ensemble. Work!

Met Gala 2017

Sofia Richie

A member of the “Topshop Squad,” styled in of course, Topshop.

Met Gala 2017

Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh

Both of these awesome style risk-takers are adorned in Comme des Garcons ensembles.

Met Gala 2017

Joan Smalls

We got ourselves another member of the Topshop Squad, dress is a little “safe” in our humble couture opinion.

Met Gala 2017

Jaden Smith

This is a story all about how… Jaden rocked Louis Vuitton, his dreads and smile.

Met Gala 2017

Tracee Ellis Ross

Monday blues anyone? Ross dons a Comme des Garcons gown, Louboutin heels and Edie Parker handbag.

Met Gala 2017 Fashion Recap – Part Two

Met Gala 2017

Cassie and Diddy

Diddy hit the carpet in Rick Owens while Cassie wowed in On Aura Tout Vu.

Met Gala 2017

Janelle Monae

Monae kept her monochromatic personal style flair going strong in a dreamy Ralph and Russo gown.

Met Gala 2017

Zoe Kravitz

Kravitz is “pretty in pink” via a custom Oscar de la Renta design.

Met Gala 2017

Mary J. Blige

FIRE! Auntie Blige showed off her revenge body in a sassy La Perla dress with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

Met Gala 2017

Naomi Campbell and Edward Enninful

Naomi served up some major side leg in an Azzedine Alaia design as her date, Mr. Enninful looked dapper in a custom Burberry tuxedo.

Met Gala 2017

Cynthia Erivo

A moment was born. Cynthia stopped paparazzi traffic in a gown by Thom Browne.

Met Gala 2017

Lupita Nyong’o

Two words: Boisterous color! Lupita was vibrant in Prada as well as Tiffany & Co. jewels.

Met Gala 2017

Jourdan Dunn and Future

Supermodel Jourdan Dunn graces the carpet in HM while Future is also adorned in custom HM.

Met Gala 2017

Sasha Blane

There was more than one fashion squad at this year’s gala. Blane, part of Team HM, enjoyed her very first Met Ball in a noire HM gown.

Met Gala 2017

Halle Berry

The woman does not age! The actress is absolutely flawless in a custom Atelier Versace black beaded jumpsuit and skirt with gold scalloped detailing.

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