The Met Gala 2012 | Looks, photos, and dresses we loved (and loved to hate)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Thoughts: most of the attendees were too skinny. And, to be honest, quite a few of the dresses looked like they fell out of the pages of a schizophrenic fashion spread. A good number of people looked extremely uncomfortable having to stand next to each other, too, which is always fun to catch on film.

All that said and done, though, it’s still the Met Gala. So, without further adieu, here are a few of the photos that I loved.

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Favourite dress of the night: probably this gorgeously feminine number on Rashida Jones. At right, Rooney Mara.

Anna Wintour and Bee Shaffer

I’m just not sure how I feel about either of these.

Ashley Greene and Solange Knowles, lovely in white and bright lemon yellow

Left, Dianna Agron / Right, Jessica Stam

As much as i’m really hoping this see-through-skirts thing doesn’t become a trend, I love Marion’s violet and black gown. Anja Rubik’s hip bone, however, looks like a weapon and needs to be put away.

Doutzen Kroes and Amy Adams channelling Veronica Lake glamour

And one last photo…

You subvert that gender binary, Marc Jacobs. #perfect human being.

#on another note, though, look at those shoes #I kind of hate them #world’s most awesome leprechaun

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15 Responses to “The Met Gala 2012 | Looks, photos, and dresses we loved (and loved to hate)”

  1. Carla, on May 9th, 2012 at 4:33 pm said:

    Is… is she holding a huge golden lobster? o.O

  2. No no no, the huge golden lobster is part of the dress. (Which, comically enough, doesn't exactly sound much better.)

    It's a homage to Schiaparelli :p

  3. Never mind the shoes he's wearing-THE SOCKS are what killed me. I love Marc Jacobs.
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  4. Carla, on May 9th, 2012 at 5:05 pm said:

    Ah, of course :D I should've guessed Dalí.

    One of my favourite things about beauty blogs such as your lovely one is my occasional dose of outfit enlightenment :) so thanks :D

  5. What is going on with that hip bone?! That is just not normal…I don't' care how skinny you are.
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  6. AdorableOnYourVanity, on May 9th, 2012 at 7:48 pm said:

    Marc Jacobs is my gay-guy crush. Along with Anderson Cooper. Along with…well, the list is too damn long.
    Dianna Argon and Amy Adams = <3
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  7. Oh Marc Jacobs…why? I really don't want to see your boxers.

    Her hip bone is totally a weapon!
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  8. Selina, on May 9th, 2012 at 9:59 pm said:

    Marc Jacobs is great. The sort of person my grandma would have referred to as "a peeler", whatever that means. Also, I desperately want Dianna Agron's dress. The color! The material!
    …Amy Adam's picture looks so perfect it seems staged. Is she just that photogenic? Is it ridiculous of me to hope that it actually was staged so that I can feel better about the dozens of horrible candids of myself?

  9. mostlysunnybunny, on May 10th, 2012 at 5:55 am said:

    The hip bone is scary. Seriously scary! But other than that I'm quite impressed with how almost everybody dresses. I'm not too sure about the metal mesh thing either, but hey I supposed that's some kind of style! And no, PLEASE don't let anything see-through come back. I'm begging you!
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  10. eight, on May 10th, 2012 at 11:58 am said:

    I liked Christina Ricci's dress the most. Atypical yet gorgeous.
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  11. toyarosie, on May 10th, 2012 at 12:59 pm said:

    I completely agree – I thought that all the attendees (well, most) looked decidedly malnourished. NOT a look I'm a fan of, it makes everything look diminished when it could be glorious. Oh well.

    Also, very scared of Anja's hip, Elizabeth Banks seems to be stuck playing Effie in real life, and Marc Jacobs…WTF, dude.

    Wonderful, entertaining viewing all around, though :)
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  12. Oh, Dianna Agron. Not my favorite of her looks, but she's still so bloody gorgeous. Amy Adams also looks fab!
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  13. Rooney Mara, Ashley Greene and Amy Adams are my favorite looks for today.
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  15. Jen W, on May 14th, 2012 at 11:14 pm said:

    OMG Anja Rubic's hip bone!!

    I adore Amy Adams' look.

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