Editors’ picks for best and worst dressed at the Met Gala

May 02 2017 by
Categories : Celebrity Style

We sound off on the fashion hits and misses from the night. 

  • 1/17

    Best dressed: Tracee Ellis Ross

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    Tracee Ellis Ross never gets the red-carpet credit she deserves IMO. (Remember her Zuhair Murad gown at the Golden Globes?) Tonight, she was perfectly on theme and perfectly chic in cocktail length Comme Des Garçons in the most beautiful blue. 

    Carli Whitwell, Special Projects Editor
     
  • 2/17

    Best Dressed: Jennifer Connelly

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    Part of the fun of the Met gala is interpreting the theme to your style. I thought Jennifer Connelly’s fit and flare Louis Vuitton dress (not to mention her earrings and slicked back hair) was on brand for her and the evening.

    Carli Whitwell, Special Projects Editor
  • 3/17

    Worst dressed: Madonna

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    I’ve never been a fan of camo even when it’s in elevated couture. So I have to say a big no to this look from Madge. I’m into her waves and cat eye though.

    Carli Whitwell, Special Projects Editor
     
  • 4/17

    Best dressed: Zendaya

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    I applaud Zendaya for taking full advantage of one of life's few occasion to wear a giant ballgown festooned with parrots, and still keeping it fresh and modern with that orange lip.

    Sarah Laing, Culture Editor
     
  • 5/17

    Worst dressed: Priyanka Chopra

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    Priyanka Chopra experimented with a Carmen Sandiego Formalwear vibe and it had me wondering: Where in the world was her stylist?!

    Sarah Laing, Culture Editor
     
  • 6/17

    Best Dressed: Hailee Steinfeld

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    Hot pants, ruffles and a cape? IN! Hailee Steinfeld’s Vera Wang ensemble took pushed her a little closer to the avant garde theme without the outfit wearing her (which is more than I can say about Katy Perry, despite how much people are worshipping at that altar today). It would be remiss to if I didn’t mention how beautifully it paired with the the scraped, facelift ponytail and dense liner.

    Katherine Flemming, Health & Beauty Editor
     
  • 7/17

    Worst Dressed: Jennifer Lopez

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    We’ve seen you in this before, Jennifer Lopez. SO. MANY. TIMES. Also, I can’t decide which is more infuriating: that awful infantile shade of blue or your awful infantile accessory of a date, who I refused to name here.

    Katherine Flemming, Health & Beauty Editor
  • 8/17

    Best dressed: Selena Gomez

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    A lot of people thought Selena Gomez played it too safe, but I love the classic silhouette and intricate embroidered stars. Plus, the choker and her vivid not-quite-fuchsia eyeshadow made the look more dramatic.

    Danielle Campbell, Designer
     
  • 9/17

    Worst dressed: Dakota Johnson

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    Dakota Johnson's Gucci dress is far too overwhelming for her petite frame. I feel like it's a case of the dress wearing the girl, not the girl wearing the dress.

    Danielle Campbell, Designer
  • 10/17

    Best Dressed: Julianne Moore

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    Julianne Moore’s Raf Simons creation was easy to overlook among the sea of ball gowns, naked dresses and avant-garde garb, but it was left-of-center and memorable.

    Liz Guber, Associate Fashion Editor
     
  • 11/17

    Worst Dressed: Gigi Hadid

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    There’s a famous Rei Kawakubo quote that goes, “something doesn’t have to be pretty to be beautiful.” It seems that a lot of the night’s celebrities attempted to de-pretty their looks to fit the theme. The sheer thigh-high is ruining an already questionable deconstructed ensemble.

    Liz Guber, Associate Fashion Editor
  • 12/17

    Best Dressed: Kendall Jenner

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    Some may say the naked dress has been done too many times before, but I can’t help but adore this bold, yet beautiful La Perla dress Kendall wore. I loved the sheer, subtle sparkle.

    Kiera Spronk, Fashion Assistant
     
  • 13/17

    Worst Dressed: Rose Byrne

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    I’m (usually) always down for a good red dress, but this is not doing it for me. The puffy tulle and weirdly placed cutouts just aren’t flattering.

    Kiera Spronk, Fashion Assistant
     
  • 14/17

    Best Dressed: Lui Wen

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    Lui Wen proved you can be edgy and elegant at the same time.

    Ciara Rickard, Production Editor
  • 15/17

    Worst Dressed: Katy Perry

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    Katy Perry just looked insane. 

    Ciara Rickard, Production Editor
     
  • 16/17

    Best Dressed: Kendall Jenner

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    Kendall looked hot as hell in her sparkling La Perla Haute Couture gown, which was created with 85,000 crystals. While rumours of her officially dating A$AP Rocky swirled, Jenner looked like she was having the time of her life in the glittery ensemble, as BFF Bella Hadid captured her dancing the night away on Instagram Stories. The gown seemed to provoke an attitude in Jenner and make her feel on top of the world, which is what ultimately won me over and placed her on top of my best dressed list for this year’s MET Gala.

    Maryjane Peters, Beauty Assistant
  • 17/17

    Worst Dressed: Kim Kardashian

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    It breaks my heart to ever speak a bad word about Kim K, but alas, here I am. I was seriously underwhelmed by her simple white Vivienne Westwood dress (the post-Paris attack re-branding continues). While I applaud her for revealing on Ellen that she is taking a step back from material possessions since her incident in France- honey! It’s the MET! Her lack of fashion risk seriously disappointed me and placed her on top of my worst dressed this year. (Although her beauty look was A1).

    Maryjane Peters, Beauty Assistant
Categories: Celebrity Style