The Costume Institute Gala, the annual opening of the Metropolitan Museum’s fashion exhibit at the Costume Institute, is one of the most important social events in New York, and celebrities always show up looking their best.
The theme for the upcoming 2014 Costume Institute Gala is “Charles James: Beyond Fashion”, celebrating America’s first couturier. In anticipation of the May 5th Met Ball, check out a few of the best Met Gala dresses of all time, in context of the main theme of each event.
Nicole Kidman in Gucci 2003
In a sparkling Gucci gown with an asymmetric design, Nicole Kidman honored the “Goddess: The Classical Mode” theme in a truly stunning way. The actress completed her look with a sophisticated bun and sparkled on the red carpet at the Met Ball.