The Met Gala events are considered to be most glamorous gatherings in the fashion industry that take place annually and congregate the entourage of fashion professionals and fashion society including Anna Wintour forefront. The 2012 Met Gala was held on 5th May in Metropolitan Museum of Art in Museum in New York City, 2012 covering the exhibition “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” as the indicator of creative heritage of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada. The great spectrum of the exhibition heralded Prada’s contribution to fashion. Apart from the event, there is also another aspect of such kind of gatherings – red carpet outfits. The fashion people including models, designers, fashion editors, show business people and Hollywood stars arrived in splendor outfits of the most prestigious fashion designers. Let’s focus on the most prominent creations for this special event:
Karolina Kurkova was definitely the queen of the event with the shimmering look from Rachel Zoe. The fabulous design of custom gown made of intricate sequin work was accompanied with corresponding turban and gold clutch. Karolina looked just stunning giving the splendor and class to the event.
Ann Wintour is an unquestionable tsarina of the fashion industry thanks to her powerful position as the editor-in-chief of American Vogue. For the 2012 Met Gala she wore a beautiful lobster gown of Prada inspired by Schiaparelli famous masterpiece. It was the first time for the last 6 years that she didn’t wear Chanel design for the event. She highlighted the look with her darling beaded necklace, kitten heels from Manolo Blahnik and white fur cape.
Hollywood actress, Carey Mulligan also wore Prada as the one of the favorites of the designer herself. There was a list of guests who is allowed to wear Prada and Miu Miu designs during the proceeding. As the co-host of this year’s event, Carrey was dressed up in amazing custom-made gown in silver and gold paillettes convention resembling the form of fish scales.
Solange Knowles, the singer and sister of Beyonce Knowles definitely highlighted her sophisticated taste with classy peplum gown from Rachel Roy on the 2012 Met Gala. The canary-yellow shade composed very interesting clash of classic chic and red carpet grace accompanied with Edie Parker ‘Flavia’ clutch in gold and silver mode.
Lana del Ray maintained a dramatic glamour with her refined look composed from Altuzarra’s gown. The dress was a custom-made creation prepared in a handcrafted convention in silver and black embellishments. The look was fulfilled with silk georgette cape in black color highlighting the theatrical wine colored lipstick.
The super model, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley astounded everyone with her statuesque image on the 2012 Met Gala. The custom-made gown from Burberry was constructed in tulle draped from the back. The dress was maintained in the striped convention of copper and black shades.
Rooney Mara traditionally presented her sharp sophistication in Givenchy Couture for the Met Gala event. The dark glamour of Mara is enhanced by the signature of one-sleeve Givenchy gown in black. The lace silhouette is accentuated with laser-cut detailing and transparent lace bottom.
Article written by Magdalena Kapuscinska for http://fashionizeyourself.co
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