The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2012 Costume Institute Gala was held last week in New York City and was full of celebrities from fashion, music and film. Beyonce and Solange Knowles, Liya Kebede, Rihanna, Chanel Iman, Paula Patton, La La Anthony, and Kanye West just to name a few were in attendance.
The evening celebrated the spring exhibition, “Impossible Conversations,” which explores the similarities of designers Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada.
Here are some of our picks for best dressed. Who do you think was the best dressed for the night?
Model Liya Kebede looked stunning in this classic Tory Burch dress.
Beyonce attended the event in true diva fashion, arriving fashionably late in a sheer body-hugging Givenchy dress, with a purple ombre train.
Rihanna went with a black skin tight crocodile dress by Tom Ford with a high neckline and low back.
Actress Paula Patton looked beautiful in this strapless Vera Wang dress.
Solange Knowles looked absolutely refreshing in a bright yellow two-piece dress by Rachel Roy.
Lala and Carmelo Anthony
Kanye West looked dapper in a tuxedo.