#BlackExcellence: Best Met Gala Red Carpet Looks

#BlackExcellence: Best Met Gala Red Carpet Looks

Janelle Monae, Future, Zendaya and more show there are levels to this slayage

by Ayoka Lucas, May 2, 2017

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#BlackExcellence: Best Met Gala Red Carpet Looks

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Solange attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)

Monday night was the party that all fashion lovers talk about, the Met Gala which many have deemed the “Oscars” of fashion.

Technically this fete is a benefit for the  Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute but for the rest of us this is a celebration of celebrity style in its most creative form gracing the red carpet.

This year’s theme and exhibition is Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between,” was hosted by Anna Wintour (honestly it’s her party), Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams with  honorary chairwomen: celebrated designer Rei Kawakubo and Caroline Kennedy, the former United States ambassador to Japan. Here we recap some of the most talked about looks of the night.

On Theme:

Rihanna, Tracee Ellis Ross and Solange. (Getty Images)
Rihanna and Tracee Ellis Ross in Comme des Garçons and Solange in Thom Browne. (Getty Images)

 

The Blondes:

Rita Ora and Zoë Kravitz. Photos by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
Rita Ora in Marchesa custom Couture and Zoë Kravitz in strapless Oscar de la Renta gown. (Photos by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Dreamy Drama:

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Halle Berry attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
Halle Berry in Versace (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
Janelle Monae and Zendaya. (Getty Images)
Janelle Monae in a Ralph and Russo dress and Zendaya in Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda dress. (Getty Images)

Social Slayers:

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Mary J Blige in a sexy La Pearla number and Lala Anthony in a Thai Nguyen Atelier gown. (Getty Images)

H&M Girls:

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Jourdan Dunn and Nicki Minaj both in H&M last night. (Getty Images)

The Gents:

Michael B. Jordan, Maxwell and Future. (Getty Images)
Michael B. Jordan in Ralph Lauren Purple Label tuxedo, Maxwell in Dsquared2 and Future in H&M number. (Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Jaden Smith attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
Jaden Smith in a Louis Vuitton suit. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)

The Couples:

attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.
P Diddy in a Rick Owens suit and Cassie in a On Aura Tout Vu gown. (Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Pharrell Williams (L) and Helen Lasichanh attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
Pharrell Williams in Comme des Garçons denim and wife Helen Lasichanh in a Fall 2017 Comme des Garçons look (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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