The Met's Costume Institute Gala is everything the fashion world (and I!) wishes the Oscars red carpet could be. More daring, more fashion-focused, more innovative. Here are some of my favorite images from the 2009 event last night:
Rise and Shine
January Jones in Michael Kors; Anja Rubin in Balmain
Alex Wek (unknown design); Isabeli Fontana in Calvin Klein Collection
I'm with the Designer
Jessica Alba with Jason Wu; Liv Tyler, Kate Hudson with Stella McCartney
Missing the Marc
Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson with Marc Jacobs,
Winona Ryder and Victoria Beckham all in designs by Marc Jacobs.
Eva Longoria in Diane Von Furstenberg; Katy Perry in Tommy Hilfiger
So Bad It's Good ?
Leighton Meester and Madonna in Louis Vuitton
Heidi Klum in J Mendel; Michelle Alves in Marchesa
Ivanka Trump in Brian Reyes; Renee Zellweger in Carolina Herrera
Rihanna in Dolce and Gabbana; Lake Bell in Rag & Bone