Last night, the crème de la crème of the fashion industry and Hollywood turned out for the highlight of the year—the 2012 Metropolitan Costume Institute Gala. The fashion stakes were high, as always, but we were not disappointed—thanks to stars like Diane Kruger, Karolina Kurkova, and Gwyneth Paltrow. On that note, click inside to see all the best celebrity style moments from the event and make sure to share your favorite looks in the comments section below.
L-R: Pop star Rihanna wore a slinky Tom Ford dress and accessorized with Christian Louboutin heels. Designer Mary-Kate Olsen wore a black The Row gown. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen wore a black Givenchy dress and accessorized with David Yurman jewels. Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wore a shimmering Burberry dress.
L-R: Actress Kate Bosworth wore a custom Prada dress and accessorized with Fred Leighton jewels. Pop star Beyonce wore a feathered Givenchy Haute Couture gown. Actress Diane Kruger wore a purple Prada gown and accessorized with Prada heels and a Prada clutch. Actress Kristen Stewart wore a colorful Balenciaga dress and accessorized with Balenciaga heels.
L-R: Actress Emma Stone wore a red Lanvin dress and accessorized with Hiver heels. Actress Kirsten Dunst wore a red Rodarte ensemble and accessorized with jewels by Neil Lane and Van Cleef & Arpels. Model and DJ Solange Knowles wore a yellow Rachel Roy gown and accessorized with Sergio Rossi heels and an Edie Parker clutch. Actress January Jones wore a yellow Versace dress and accessorized with Cartier jewels.
L-R: Actress Jessica Alba wore a gold Michael Kors gown and accessorized with a Roger Vivier clutch. Actress Chloe Sevigny wore a mirrored Miu Miu dress and accessorized with Miu Miu heels and a Miu Miu clutch. Actress Carey Mulligan wore a gold Prada dress and accessorized with Neil Lane jewels. Actress Leighton Meester wore a shimmering Marchesa gown and accessorized with Tabitha Simmons heels and Harry Winston jewels.
L-R: Singer Lana Del Rey wore a shimmering Joseph Altuzarra dress and a black cape. Model Karolina Kurkova wore a custom Rachel Zoe Collection gown and Fred Leighton jewels. Actress Camilla Belle wore a shimmering Ralph Lauren Collection dress and accessorized with Ralph Lauren jewels. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow wore a pretty Prada dress.
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